Vehicle Parking

Photograph of tree lined lane

Parking charges apply at various times throughout the year.  However there are certain exemptions:

Daily Car Parking Rates

Car parking is a fee of £4 which grants entry to the whole day.

Car Parking Season Pass

Access from mid-March to November.

Type of Pass Price
Full £25.00
Senior Citizen £20.00
Replacement Pass £3.50

Please ask at the Visitor Centre about special pre-booked group rates for 12 or more paying cars or visitors to campers of £3.00 (exc. bank holidays).

Season pass holders

Season passes offer great value and are sold in the form of a vehicle disc. The season runs from March / April (upon official opening) until October / November inclusive and the season pass provides free parking for this period only.  Season passes are issued subject to terms and conditions – see below.  Reduced rates are available for senior citizens.

Season passes can be obtained from the following locations:

  • Mid and East Antrim Borough Council (Larne Offices), Smiley Buildings, Victoria Road, Larne; and
  • Carnfunnock Country Park Visitor Centre. 

Blue Badge Holders

Free parking is available for blue badge drivers / groups, on production of a blue badge parking pass issued by the Department for Infrastructure and subject to available spaces.

Royal Horticultural Society Members

As the walled garden is a Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Free Access Garden entrance is permitted free of charge for valid cardholders.