Parking

There are 3 seasonal pay and display car parks within St Davids: 

  1. Oriel y Parc (Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Visitor Centre)  – operated by Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority.
  2. Merrivale that is in the valley downstream of the Cathedral on the road to St Justinians – operated by Pembrokeshire County Council
  3. Quickwell Hill located off Nun Street – operated by Pembrokeshire County Council.

Out of St Davids centre, St Davids City Council operates a seasonal car park at Whitesands Bay.

2024 Parking fees

Oriel y Parc car park

Pay and display

1st March – 31st October applying between 9.00am to 7.00pm

Under 30 minutes free

£1.50 for 1 hour

£3.00 for 2 hours

£4.50 for 4 hours

£6.00 per day

Coaches £8 daily

Blue Badge holders must pay but will receive an additional hour of parking

CASHLESS PAYMENTS

People that don’t wish to use the existing on-site coin machines will be able to use PayByPhone, which allows people to purchase tickets via an app, text, a phone call or online.

Motorists will need to be aware that use of PayByPhone from the car parks will depend on network coverage, which will vary depending on the location and your provider. While you may wish to pay for a ticket before travelling to the car park, this does not guarantee a space will be available. For additional support please visit the PayByPhone website.

Pre-purchased Season Tickets:

  • Full Season Ticket (all PCNPA car parks): £140
  • Full Season Ticket (one specified car park): £50
  • Seven-day Ticket: £30

The other charging car parks run by the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park are located at:

  • Amroth
  • Saundersfoot Regency
  • Penally
  • Manorbier
  • Freshwater East
  • West Angle Bay
  • Little Haven
  • Broad Haven (North)
  • Nolton Haven
  • Newgale (Pebbles)
  • Solva
  • Newport Sands
  • Poppit Sands

For more parking information, please visit the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park website below: https://www.pembrokeshirecoast.wales/plan-your-visit/travel-and-parking/parking/

Quickwell Hill and Merrivale Carparks

Pay and display

From 5th April applying between 9.00am to 7.00pm. 

£1.50 for 1 hour

£3 for 2 hours

£4.50 for 4 hours

£6 all day

£30 per week

£120 for a Coast Permit from

For more parking information, please visit the Pembrokeshire County Council website: https://www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/parking-in-pembrokeshire 

Whitesands attended car park

Whitesands is a pay car park between 1st March and 31st October each year.

TICKET PRICES for 2024
TICKETCost
CAR£6
CAR after 3pm£4
CAR REGISTERED DISABLED£4
MOTORBIKE£5
MINIBUS£20
COACH£30
WEEKLY TICKET (CARS AND MOTORBIKES ONLY) £25
SEASON TICKETS£65
CAR REGISTERED DISABLED£40
  
RESIDENT’S PASS£15
COMMERCIAL PASS£1000

Permanent resident passes and season tickets for non-residents will be available from the Car Park Attendant in the attendant’s hut at Whitesands car park.

NB Resident passes – to be eligible you must live in St Davids permanently, be on the electoral roll and show your driver’s license.