Yes, you must check in with a staff member before pitching. Staff will show you where you can/can’t pitch.
In most cases, yes you can park alongside your pitch. Sign written vans or particularly large vehicles will be asked to park at the site entrance.
The security gates are locked between 11pm-6am. If you arrive back late please park up on the right of the gate, taking care not to block access points. Then, you can walk into the campsite. Please collect your car before 9am the following morning.