Shoppers and visitors will be able to park for free in town and city centre car parks this Christmas as part of an ongoing campaign to promote Herefordshire as a Christmas shopping destination.
Herefordshire Council car parks in Hereford city centre, including the Old Market, will be free for shoppers after 4pm for late night Christmas shopping on Wednesday 23 and 30 November and 7, 14 and 21 December. There will be a range of shops open late, including those in Maylord Orchards, the Old Market and High Town and the surrounding area.
These concessions do not apply to any of the private car parks in the city centre, except the Old Market.
Free Christmas parking will also be available in council car parks in the market towns, to coincide with the following festive events:
Ross-on-Wye: Sunday 20 November (Christmas lights switch on)
Ledbury: Saturday 26 November (Christmas lights switch on)
Kington: Saturday 3 December (Festive food from the borders)
Leominster: Saturday 10 December (Victorian market)
To find a council car park, visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/carparks
For information about Hereford city centre Christmas markets, visit www.herefordshire.gov.uk/markets