Attractions Across the UK with EV chargers

Attractions Across the UK with EV chargers

16-08-2022

If you’re heading out for the day and you own an electric vehicle, one of the considerations is going to be whether you can charge your vehicle whilst you are out enjoying the day. There are occasions where you may need to plan your day out based on whether the venue has electric vehicle charge points, especially if you are away on a staycation.

South East

The South East is not short of attractions to visit, with London at the centre which always has something to do.

02 Arena

The electric charge points are free to use, but you will be required to download the Pod Point App.

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Olympic Park

There is a £1 connection fee unless charge point owner tariff applied. Alternatively, Westfield Stratford city car park has 11 electric charge points with 24-hour access.

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Thorpe Park

You will be required to download the BP Pulse App or use an access card. You have the option to use your membership, PAYG or contactless.

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

If you’re visiting Warner Bros. Studio, the likelihood is you’re travelling from further afield so the venue is equipped with Pod Point electric charge points, although you will need to download the Pod Point Open Charge app on your smartphone.

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South West

Diggerland Devon

There are free to use electric charge points for customers visiting the park. For those wishing to use the charge points but aren’t a customer, you can charge for up to 2 hours for a flat fee of £5.

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The Eden Project

Guests visiting the Eden Project can benefit from free EV charging in the Banana car park using the 7.2kW. Alternatively, there is a rapid 50kW option in the Melon car park that visitors can expect a charge of around 42p per kWh with a £10 overstay charge over 90 minutes (also open to public). To access the charge points, you will need the GeniePoint app, mobile app or RFID card.

EV charge points – 1

Lands End Visitor Centre

If you’re planning a day out at Lands End Visitor Centre, you can take advantage of the electric charge points which cost 39p per kWh. There is also a £7 charge to use the car park during your visit.

EV charge points – 1

 

The Midlands

The National Tramway Museum

With 2 electric charge points on site, The National Tramway Museum offers a charge rate of up to 22kW, but you are required to download the My Alfa Power app for your smartphone.

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Bewilderwood Cheshire

Bewilderwood Cheshire has free parking available for customer, as well as electric charge points on site (not open to general public).

EV charge points – 1

National Motorcycle Museum

Visitors can park for free in the car park at National Motorcycle Museum and use the on-site electric charge points. Alternatively, the National Conference Centre has free universal and Tesla charge points available.

EV charge points – 3

Sandringham Estate

Sandringham Estate has two electric charge points on site (North Car Parks) which are available on a first come, first served basis.

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North West

RHS Garden Bridgewater

With free parking available for customers, RHS Garden Bridgewater also have 3 points available (suitable for six vehicles) which are run by EV Charge Online (you will need to set up an account first).

EV charge points – 3

Brockhole Lake District Visitor Centre

If you’re visiting the Lake District, Brockhole Visitor Centre has a charge point available at a cost of £1 per 30 minutes.

EV charge points – 1

Pleasure Beach Blackpool

Blackpool Pleasure Beach has 2 electric charging bays available, each with a Type 2 universal socket. Charging costs around £1.50 per hour for the first four hours, then it is free. You can see live availability using the Pod Point Open Charge app.

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Chester Zoo

If you’re visiting Chester Zoo, you’re likely to be there for the full day. There is plenty of parking available which is free of charge to guests.

Each charge bay has a Type 2 universal socket which costs just £3 per charge. You can see live availability using the Pod Point Open Charge app.

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Yorkshire and the Humber

Diggerland Yorkshire

There are free to use electric charge points for customers visiting the park. For those wishing to use the charge points but aren’t a customer, you can charge for up to 2 hours for a flat fee of £5.

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Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Free parking is included in the price of your ticket and there is a suggested donation amount of £5 for the use of the electric charge points.

EV charge points – 1

The Deep

The Deep in Hull has electric charge points that are free to use for customers. These charge bays have one universal Type 2 socket and a Tesla socket.

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Spurn National Nature Reserve

If you’re heading over to Spurn Point, there is electric charge points available at the Nature Reserve. Both sockets are Type 2 universal sockets and are free to use for customers.

EV charge points – 1

Sewerby Hall

Allocated on a first come, first saved basis, electric charge points are located next to the bin store. Visitors will need to download the Hubsta app on their smartphone to operate the EV charger, which is free to registered users.

EV charge points – 1

 

North East

Angel of the North

One of the North East’s most iconic structures now has electric charge points available for visitors to use. Costs are 39p per kWh or 29p per kWh for Gold members of the Fastned membership scheme.

EV charge points – 2

Northumberlandia

Northumberlandia has 3 sockets including a Type 2 universal socket so you can charge your car whilst you visit the area. Pricing is charged at 42p per kWh and the charge point is operated by Charge Your Car network.

EV charge points – 1

Diggerland Durham

There are free to use electric charge points for customers visiting the park. For those wishing to use the charge points but aren’t a customer, you can charge for up to 2 hours for a flat fee of £5.

EV charge points – 2

 

Wales

ZipWorld Fforest

If you’re visiting ZipWorld Fforest for an exhilarating thrill experience, you can make use of the fast-charging points located on site.

EV charge points – 2

Penrhyn Castle & Gardens

There is an electric charge point at Penrhyn Castle located in the main car park, close to the visitor reception building.

EV charge points – 1

Coed y Brenin Forest Park Visitor Centre

There are Type 2 universal sockets available near to the visitor centre, so you can charge your car during your visit.

EV charge points – 1

 

Scotland

Edinburgh Zoo

If you’re visiting Edinburgh Zoo, you can use the electric charge points free of charge which are located in the main car park.

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Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre is popular with families looking to enjoy an educational day out. If you’re visiting, you can take advantage of the 3 electric charge points.

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There are hundreds of attractions across the UK that have electric charge points fitted meaning you can charge your vehicle during your visit.


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