Parking at Grove Ferry Picnic Site

Once you’ve paid to park, entry to Grove Ferry Picnic Site is completely free!

If you want to know how to get to the park, visit our find us page.

Parking facilities and restrictions

There are two car parking areas at Grove Ferry with hard standing parking:

  • 1 immediately opposite the main site entrance
  • 1 as you drive in through the main gates of the picnic site.

The parking height restriction for Grove Ferry Picnic Site is 2.4m (7ft 8).

We lock this car park daily at dusk, please check entrance signs for current car park closing times.

Parking season tickets

Get unlimited parking at all 9 Kent Country Parks when you buy a season ticket.

Pay and display

Monday to Friday

£2 per day

Weekends and bank holidays

£3 per day

Coaches and minibuses

£9 per day

Free parking for season ticket holders or visitors on motorbikes.

You can pay for parking by cash, card or using one of the apps below.

Pay by phone

You can use the following apps to pay for your parking:

They are simple to use and do not worry if you don't have any phone signal at the park, you have until 11:59pm on the day of your visit to pay. Please note each app provider will charge a separate fee to use the service (in addition to pay and display charges). Please see the individual apps for more details.

For cars the location number for Grove Ferry Picnic Site is 682607.
For coaches and minibuses the location number is 806268.

Disabled access

Blue Badge holders may apply for concessionary parking online, or by calling 03000 41 72 72.