Car Parking & Public Toilets


Devon County Council are responsible for on-street parking. Days and times that charges apply do vary across the County but will be stated on the pay and display machine and road signage where you park. Carefully check the charging information when you park.  Weekend and Bank Holiday charging periods may be different to those that apply Mon-Sat.  Charges will apply on all Bank Holidays, except Christmas Day, unless stated otherwise.

Customers are advised to use the RingGo but our machines do accept coins

The Blue Badge scheme only applies to on-street parking. Badge holders have free use of parking meters and pay-and-display bays.

Civil enforcement officers patrol most principal roads daily. It is a driver’s responsibility to check for any restrictions so please make sure any ticket or permit is clearly displayed.

CAR PARKS  – Charges apply in all car park to all users including disabled badge holders

ILFRACOMBE TOWN COUNCIL operate Ropery Road Car Park EX34 9EF – Level to Seafront & Harbour – with surplus from the parking fees being reinvested into the town. There is an electric recharging point in this car park.


Car park charges apply in all NDC car parks in Ilfracombe from 8am to 6pm Monday – Sunday. Customers are advised to use the RingGo system or contactless card payment to pay.

Car Parks on Ilfracombe Map

Brookdale Car & Coach Park – EX34 8AY – Long Stay – Level to Seafront & Harbour

Cove Car Park + Disabled – EX34 9EE – Short Stay – Level to Seafront & Harbour

Hillsborough Car & Coach Park – EX34 9QJ  – Long Stay. There are electric recharging points in this car park & Public Toilets

Ilfracombe Museum Car Park – EX34 8AF – Short Stay – Level to Seafront & Harbour

Jubilee Gardens Car Park +Disabled – EX34 9AJ – Short Stay – Level to Seafront & Harbour

Larkstone Lane Car Park – EX34 9NU – Long Stay – Not suitable for Wheelchairs

Marine Drive Car Park – EX34 9NU -Short Stay – Level to Seafront & Harbour

Oxford Grove Car Park – EX34 9HQ – Long Stay – Steep hill down to Town Centre

Pier Car Park + Disabled – EX34 9EQ   – Short Stay & Public Toilets – Level to Seafront & Harbour

Wilder Road Car Park + Disabled  EX34 8BL – Short Stay & Public Toilets – Level to Town Centre. There is an electric recharging point in this car park.

Haggington Hill Car Park – Berrynarbor EX34 9RT

Hele Car Park – Hele EX34 9QZ

There is another car park which is privately owned so will have their own rules in place

High Street Car Park – EX34 9FB – Steps or incline to Town Centre


North Devon Council maintains toilet blocks across the district.

To check which public toilets NDC operates within the district, please visit their public toilets page.

Bicclescombe Park – Bicclescombe Park Road EX34 8JN

Hele Bay – Beech Road EX34 9QZ

Opening times – Most council maintained toilets are open from 7.00 am to 6.00 pm, subject to the cleaning rota. Some of the toilets are open 24 hours a day. During the winter (November to April) some cubicles or facilities may be closed.

Cleaning and maintenance – Toilets are cleaned regularly to ensure a high standard of cleanliness. The team also regularly monitors the toilets for damage relating to vandalism, aiming to sort out any problems quickly. They will always try to keep the toilets open during  cleaning and monitoring. However, if there is vandalism, they may need to close part of a toilet or the whole facility whilst repairs are carried out.

If you want to report any damage or problems with a toilet, please contact  Customer Services at 01271 374776 or on line.

Disabled access – NDC are always looking for ways to improve public toilet facilities. Most of our toilets have disabled facilities. We also support the RADAR Scheme, the RADAR website sells individual RADAR keys   RADAR Keys are also available from the Tourist Information Centre in the Landmark EX34 9BZ