Cars, Coaches and Disabled Parking Available

  • Car Parking

    Car Parks are located at:

    Pier Street* (300+ Spaces)
    Adjacent to B&M Superstore. Official car park - £5 Including Programme.
    Oxford Street* (100+ Spaces)
    Opposite Lidl Supermarket. Official car park - £5 Including Programme.
    Lynton Road/Marine Drive* (30+ Spaces)
    This car park will be restricted during the lead up to carnival for disabled parking. Donation Required.
    Berrow Road* (70+ Spaces)
    Beside Swimming Pool - £5 Including Programme.
    South Esplanade (100+ Spaces)
    On Street Car Parking.

    Car Parks marked with * are not accessible during the procession, we recommend parking early, although we open the roads as early as possible there may be some delay in leaving the car parks.

  • Coach Parking

    Coach Parking is available in the Pier Street Car Park.

    Additional Coach parking can be made available provided we know prior to the event, if you are bringing more than one coach please get in touch and we'll see how we can help.

  • Disabled Parking

    For the benefit of our disabled spectators and those who cannot stand for long periods of time we have made a limited number of disabled parking spaces available along the route. These Spaces are have been chosen to allow you to watch the Carnival in the comfort of your own vehicle. This area is set a side for Disabled People and those who are unable stand for long lengths of time, not necessarily just blue badge holders

    The designated area is situated towards the end of the route in Marine Drive (between the High Street and Burnham Holiday Village). Only Permit holders will be allowed to park in that area as space is limited.

    Permits are available for a donation (Minimum £15 per vehicle please).

    Please make cheques payable to:- Highbridge and Burnham Carnival Ltd.
    Permits will not be sent out before Oct 1st but you can apply for one from Sep 1st by sending your donation and a Stamped addressed envelope to:-

    Highbridge and Burnham Carnival Ltd
    C/O Mr Phil New
    221 Burnham Road
    TA9 3EJ

    Please state clearly that you require a DISABLED PARKING PERMIT as we deal with a lot of other enquiries as well. It also helps if you could state what type of vehicle you are coming in Eg. Car, Campervan Minibus etc.

    Further Details will be sent with receipt and Permit on receiving your request.

    If you have any questions or queries about Disabled Car Parking please contact Mr Phil New on 01278 780219 or 07747 708057

  • Parking Restrictions

    Due to the size of the carnival carts, and also due to the size of the expected crowds it is necessary to implement parking restrictions on roads throughout Burnham and Highbridge.These parking restrictions are enforceable between 6:30am until 1am the day after carnival. These restrictions extend to surrounding roads for use by the emergency services and for recovery purposes.

      Roads in Burnham-On-Sea
      • Abingdon Street
      • Archer Drive
      • Ben Travers Way
      • Berrow Road
      • College Street
      • Highbridge Road
      • High Street
      • Killarney Avenue
      • Love Lane
      • Manor Road
      • Marine Drive
      • Queen's Drive
      • Rosewood Avenue
      • Stoddens Road
      • Victoria Street
      Roads in Highbridge
      • Burnham Road
      • Church Street

    Additional parking restrictions are in place from Saturday morning on Burnham Road, Pepperall Road, Frank Foley Parkway and Ben Travers Way to allow us to move the carts into position prior to the event



Please ensure you double check this page before travelling as these arrangements may be modified.  

  • Header photo by:: Jeff Prieb

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