Parking in Buxton – The Best Buxton Car parks

Parking in Buxton

Convenient parking in Buxton is available in a number of pay and display car parks in Buxton, all of which include disabled spaces. All car park ticket machines accept cash or you can pay for parking using the PayByPhone app.

Bridge Street Car Park

Car spaces: 18

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Opening times: 8am to 6pm

Long or short stay: Long stay

Maximum stay: 10 hours

Buxton Town Hall, The Slopes



Car spaces: 62

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Opening times: 8am to 6pm

Long or short stay: Long stay

Maximum stay: 10 hours

Market Place

Parking is available on the Market Place in Higher Buxton except Tuesdays and Saturdays when Buxton Market takes places all day.

Car spaces: 52

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Long or short stay: Long stay

Maximum stay: 24 hours

Market Street

Car spaces: 86

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Long or short stay: Long stay

Maximum stay: 10 hours

Pavilion Gardens

Car spaces: 199

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Opening times: 8am to 6pm

Short or long stay: Long stay

Maximum stay: 10 hours

Please note that the under section of the car park closes and is locked between the hours of 6pm and 8am.

South Street

Car spaces: 10

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Opening times: 8am to 6pm

Long or short stay: Long stay

Maximum stay: 10 hours

Spring Gardens and Wye Street

Car spaces: 422

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Opening times: 8am to 6pm

Long or short stay: Short stay

Maximum stay: 4 hours

This car park is part of the Springs Shopping Centre and Waitrose is located here.

Sylvan Road (end of Spring Gardens)

Car spaces: 68

Coach spaces: 10

Motorcycle spaces: 0

Opening times: 24 hours

Maximum stay: 10 hours

Electric vehicle charging is available at this car park.

For more detailed information on car parking and charges, go to highpeak.gov.uk/Buxton-car-parks

PayByPhone at pay and display car parks in the High Peak

Parking in Buxton can be paid for with cash or by the PayByPhone app. You can now pay for car parking digitally using your phone in all High Peak Council car parks. Introduced in December 2021, the PayByPhone scheme offers motorists a convenient and alternative method of payment at pay and display machines, using a smart phone.

Each car park has its own unique Location Number to be quoted when paying.

Why should you use it?

  1. No need to worry about having the right change on you.
  2. No need to go on the hunt for the nearest Pay and Display machine
  3. No need to display a ticket in your vehicle
  4. Encourages safe practices such as social distancing
  5. Get text message reminders sent to your phone before your parking runs out
  6. No need to rush back to your vehicle – you can extend your parking session from your phone

Motorists can download the app to register or register online to pay for their parking from their mobile phone.  Payments also be made by calling *0330 400 7275* or texting 65565.  The PayByPhone web page provides further information, as well as demonstration videos that are available on YouTube on how to use the App and service  paybyphone.co.uk/Tutorials

PayByPhone have also developed a self-service support centre on their website available here paybyphone.co.uk/help

The PayByPhone service includes the following features:

  • Optional SMS reminders and receipts.
  • Email receipts
  • VAT receipts
  • Countdown timer on the app
  • The option to extend parking (within parking restrictions)
  • Multiple vehicles and cards added on to one account

For more information: paybyphone.co.uk/HighPeak

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