car parking

Car Parking & Road Closures

Beggars Fair day is the busiest Saturday of the year in Romsey. If you need to drive, then Romsey has numerous and capacious car parks.

Test Valley Council’s list of Romsey car park tariffs page details all. Generally 2 hours is £1.60, 4 hours £2.70, and all day £4.40. Charges apply 8:30am to 4pm. After which it’s free everywhere.

The car park behind Romsey Rapids is £2.10 for all day parking. However as you get 4 hours free, turn up at 12 noon and the rest of the day….is free!

Don’t be temped to park at Aldi for more than 2 hours, as you will get slapped with a big bill for parking!

The Beggars Fair Team has arranged additional car FREE parking at:

  • Romsey School SO51 8ZB (10am – 8pm)
    PLEASE NOTE: Romsey School car park will close and the gates locked at 8pm

Road Closures

Please note the following road closures in operation on the day

  • The Hundred from Caffe Nero to The Phoenix from 10am to 6pm.
  • Latimer Street from Lortemore Car Park to The Phoenix from 10am to 6pm.
  • Church Place from 8am to 6pm.

All the available car parks on the day (2 hours, 4 hours and all day) and the 3 road closures are all shown on the Google map below.

The parking spaces in Church Place will be unavailable as the road as this the location for the Abbey Acoustic Stage.


Beggars Fair 2014
Beggars Fair 2014