Parking in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay

The majority of the car parks in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay are pay and display; ticket machines are located in each car park. A range of coins are accepted but the machines do not give change.

Find out information on where to park:

For information on disabled parking within Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay please click here - Disabled Parking.

No change? Pay for parking by mobile using RingGo

Now you can pay for your parking with your mobile phone using RingGo.

What is RingGo?

RingGo is a quick, easy to use mobile phone service, which lets you pay for your parking with a credit or debit card.

When you park your car in an area featuring the RingGo service, you simply contact RingGo by iPhone or Android app, phone or online.

Within RingGo:

  • you don't have to visit a parking machine; and
  • you don't need to walk back with a parking ticket - parking officers check which vehicles are parked with RingGo with their handheld units

How do i register with RingGo?

You can pre-register with RingGo either online at or by using the RingGo app for iPhone and Android handsets (downloadable either through your handset or from the Apple Store or Android marketplace).

If you pre-register for the service will be asked to provide:

  • the number plate, colour and make of your vehicle
  • your payment card details

Alternatively you can register at the same time you want to park, either by using the RingGo apps or by calling the RingGo number on 01227 802804.

Canterbury Park and Ride

Park and Ride is the easiest way to get around Canterbury. There are three Park and Ride sites located around the city, with regular bus services to the city centre. More information

Coach Parking

Coach Parking is available in Canterbury, Whitstable and Herne Bay. More information 

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