Free Parking Gloucester, UK

Free parking in Gloucester can be difficult, but thanks for Free Parking Spots, we show you exactly where to park without restrictions when visiting Gloucester.

What you can find in this guide

  • What to know about free parking in Gloucester
  • Where to park for free in Gloucester
  • Free parking near Gloucester quays
  • Free parking near Gloucester docks
  • Cheap parking options in Gloucester
  • Free council car parks
  • Overnight parking in Gloucester
  • Motorhome parking in Gloucester
  • Residents parking in Gloucester
  • About Gloucester

What to know about parking free in Gloucester

When parking, please be considerate of others:

  • Ensure you don’t block any driveways
  • Tuck your car as close to the kerb as possible.
  • Don’t double park as you may be parked on a bus route

Here are our list of available free parking in Gloucester, whether you need just a couple of hours, or a few days. Click on the maps below and the location will open in Google Maps.

Where to Park for Free in Gloucester, UK

The following streets offer un-restricted FREE parking spots in Gloucester:

  • Midland Road
  • Hillfield Court Road
  • Horton Road
  • Alexandra Road
  • Myers Road
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Midland Road, 0.5 Miles

Located just 10 minutes walk outside of Gloucester city centre is Midland Road, offering a good amount of free parking spots.

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Hillfield Court Road, 0.7 Miles

Hillfield Court Road is a residential area located just 15 minutes walk from the centre of Gloucester.

Free parking near Gloucester quays

Gloucester Quays is a popular shopping outlet with a wide range of outlet shops, restaurants, a gym and a cinema. For free parking near Gloucester Quays, we recommend you use one of the following free parking spots:

  • Midland Road
  • Hillfield Court Road
  • Horton Road

Free parking near Gloucester docks

For free parking near Gloucester docks, use one of the following free parking spots:

  • Midland Road
  • Hillfield Court Road
  • Horton Road
  • Alexandra Road
  • Myers Road

Cheap Parking in Gloucester

If you don’t want to leave your car at one of our suggested free parking spots, there is cheap parking available in Gloucester and these spaces are available to book in advance. You can book one of these cheap parking spaces for as little as £2 per day.

Free car parks in Gloucester

You can park for free in Gloucester from 6pm daily at the following car parks:

  • Castlemeads Car Park, GL1 2NH
  • Hampden Way Car Park, GL1 1SX
  • Hare Lane North Car Park, GL1 2DF
  • Ladybellegate Street Car Park, GL1 2HN
  • Station Road Car Park, GL1 1QD
  • St Michaels Square Car Park, GL1 1HX
  • Westgate Street Car Park, GL1 2TU

Is overnight parking available in Gloucester

For free overnight parking in Gloucester, we recommend using one of our free parking spots. Alternatively, you can use any of these council car parks that are free of charge:

  • Castlemeads Car Park, GL1 2NH
  • Hampden Way Car Park, GL1 1SX
  • Hare Lane North Car Park, GL1 2DF
  • Ladybellegate Street Car Park, GL1 2HN
  • Station Road Car Park, GL1 1QD
  • St Michaels Square Car Park, GL1 1HX
  • Westgate Street Car Park, GL1 2TU

Motorhome parking in Gloucester

Motorhome parking is permitted in the following car parks but if taking up two bays, you must pay for two tickets:

  • Westgate coach and car park

Alternatively, you can use one of our recommended free spots in and around Gloucester.

Residential parking in Gloucester

If you are a resident in Gloucester where permits are required, you can apply for a residents parking permit.

In order to apply, you will need to prove you are a resident, so will be required to provide proof of address and proof of vehicle.

Visitor parking permits can be purchased in books.

About Gloucester, UK

Gloucester is home to a wide range of parks and gardens to enjoy, including Robinswood Hill Country Park, Gloucester Park and Hillfield Gardens to name a few, all offering plenty of green space to get out and explore.

If you’re looking to partake in some retail therapy, Gloucester Quays offers outlet shopping all under one roof as well as a cinema and a gym. Alternatively, there’s Eastgate Shopping Centre which is home to a range of high street stores and independent boutiques as well as an indoor market.

For families, there’s a range of attractions to visit, including Jet Age Museum, Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre and of course Gloucester Cathedral.

Other towns and cities nearby

If you’re visiting the area for a short trip or just looking for things to do nearby, you can explore these towns and cities that are near to Gloucester: