Free Parking in Gloucester

Free Parking in Gloucester

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.

5 places to park for free in Gloucester (2024)

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

Midland Road
Hillfield Court Road
Horton Road
Alexandra Road
Myers Road

You should always check for any newly installed restriction signs before leaving your car.

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

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, you can park for free on the following streets: Midland Road, Hillfield Court Road and 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

Cheapest all-day parking in Gloucester

We found the cheapest car park in Gloucester to be Conway House car park, which you can book even if you are not a customer – but it must be pre-booked.

You book this car park all day (9am – 5pm) for just £5, so it’s a great option for commuters or those visiting Gloucester for the full day.

Cheapest monthly parking in Gloucester

We found the cheapest car park for monthly parking in Gloucester to be Tesco, Gloucester car park, which costs £60 per month, making it ideal for commuters.

You can use this car park 7 days a week, including overnight, and leave and re-enter the car park as many times as you need to, but you must pre-book this car park.

Free car parks in Gloucester

You can park for free in Gloucester between 6pm and 7am daily at the following car parks:

  • Castlemeads Car Park, GL1 2NH (locked from 7pm)
  • 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

Free overnight parking 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 between 6pm and 7am:

  • Castlemeads Car Park, GL1 2NH (locked from 7pm)
  • 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.

Free coach parking in Gloucester

There are 7 coach bays at Westgate Coach Park which are free to use if you are transporting visitors to the city. These spaces must be pre-booked by calling 01452 396572.

Motorcycle parking in Gloucester

You can park your motorcycle for free in Gloucester at the following locations:

  • Hare lane (outside Sainsbury’s)
  • Longsmith street (opposite the multi storey car pa​rk​)
  • St Michaels Square car park (in designated area)

If you park in any other pay and display car park, you will be required to purchase a ticket.

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:

About the Author

Hi, my name is Amber and I’m here to help find you suitable free parking in towns and cities across the UK.

When I visit new towns and cities, I always take note of where you can (legally) park for free, whether this be on-street parking bays or council run car parks, which offer free parking during certain hours of the day.

Although I take every effort to ensure this information is up to date and correct, if you notice an issue, please get in touch so I can rectify it for everyone.

Amber

Information was last updated on January 10th, 2024