Travel to our community hospitals and mental health sites
There is no charge for parking at our community hospitals and mental health sites, although parking at some of them can be pressured at times.
Travel to Musgrove Park Hospital
Car parking is limited at at Musgrove Park Hospital and there can be delays in getting a park at peak times. If you are driving to the hospital, you may want to consider Taunton’s park and ride which can be a cheaper alternative to parking onsite.
Drop off points
Musgrove Park has two main access roads – Wellington Road and Park Field Drive. The hospital map shows the entrance points and you can drop off patients and visitors outside any of the main building entrances.
Parking your car at Musgrove
If you are coming to Musgrove Park Hospital by car, we have onsite parking in the Cedars multi-storey car park. There is a smaller surface car park outside the Duchess building. You can find details on the hospital site map and locations are clearly signposted around the hospital site.
The hospital’s car parks are managed by Q Park on behalf of the hospital.
Due to the corona virus pandemic, the car park at Musgrove Park Hospital is currently free of charge, however, there are also visiting restrictions in place. Please see our home page for further information .
Outside of the carona virus pandemic, parking charges (as of April 2019) are as follows:
Up to 1 hour £1.70
Up to 2 hours £4.20
Up to 4 hours £6.80
Over 4 hours and up to 24 hours £11.00
Lost car park tickets are £11.00
You can pay parking charges with cash or credit and debit cards (excluding American Express). Please note: the car parking ticket payment machines do not accept £20 notes.
Reduced parking charges
If you are visiting the hospital three or more times a week, for a prolonged period of time, we can offer concessionary parking rates.
Senior nurses in our outpatient department can offer concessionary parking rates to people who visit the department frequently. You can download the reduced parking rate request form here. These are considered on a case-by-case basis.
We have 23 disabled parking spaces in the Duchess 2 car park. We also have a number of disabled drop-off areas:
- Next to the main entrance to our Jubilee Building
- At the entrance to our Beacon Centre
- At our children’s ward main entrance
- In front of our emergency department
- Outside our maternity unit.
How to use the barrier car parks
Please note that all of the car parks on the hospital site are operated by barriers.