Free Parking Maidenhead, UK

Maidenhead is located in the Royal Borough of Windsor, making it a popular place for tourists to visit. If you are looking for free parking in Maidenhead without restrictions, you’ve come to the right place.

What you can find in this guide

  • What to know about free parking in Maidenhead
  • Where to park for free in Maidenhead
  • Cheap parking options in Maidenhead
  • Free parking near Maidenhead station
  • Free council car parks
  • Overnight parking in Maidenhead
  • Motorhome parking in Maidenhead
  • Coach parking in Maidenhead
  • Disabled parking in Maidenhead
  • Residents parking permits Maidenhead
  • About Maidenhead

What to know about parking free in Maidenhead

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 Maidenhead, whether you need just a couple of hours, or a few days.

Where to Park for Free in Maidenhead, UK

You can park for free in Maidenhead on the following streets near to the town centre:

North of Maidenhead

  • St Luke’s Road
  • Ray Mill Road West
  • Clivemont Road

West of Maidenhead

  • Woodcote
  • Boyndon Road

South of Maidenhead

  • Larchfield Road

All of these free parking spots are within walking distance of Maidenhead, but you could also use the local bus service if you find walking difficult.

Cheap Parking in Maidenhead

If you don’t want to leave your car at one of our suggested free parking spots, there is cheap parking available in Maidenhead and these spaces are available to book in advance from as little as £4 per day.

Free parking near Maidenhead station

If you are heading out of Maidenhead for the day, you can expect to pay hefty parking charges to use the on-site car park, so we recommend using one of the following free parking spots near to Maidenhead Station:

  • Woodcote
  • Boyndon Road
  • Larchfield Road

You can expect a 10-15 minute walk from your free parking spot to the Maidenhead station, but you will be on main path and road routes.

Maidenhead station has great links to Reading and London Paddington. There’s plenty of facilities at the station such as toilets, public WiFi and a convenience shop.

Free car parks in Maidenhead

You can park for free in Maidenhead on Sunday’s and Bank Holidays at the following car parks:

  • Grove Road Car Park
  • Hines Meadow Car Park
  • Nicholsons Car Park
  • Stafferton Way Car Park
  • The Landing Car Park
  • West Street Car Park

You can park for free in Maidenhead between 9pm – 9am daily at the following car parks:

  • Grove Road Car Park
  • Hines Meadow Car Park
  • Nicholsons Car Park
  • Stafferton Way Car Park
  • The Landing Car Park
  • West Street Car Park
  • Braywick Park Car Park
  • Braywick Park Car Park
  • Boulters Lock Car Park
Car ParkAddressSpacesFree Parking Times
Grove Road Car ParkGrove Road Maidenhead SL6 1SQ829pm – 9am, Sundays, Bank Holidays
Hines Meadow Car ParkCrown Lane Maidenhead SL6 8QZ1,2809pm – 9am, Sundays, Bank Holidays
Nicholsons Car ParkThe Broadway Maidenhead SL6 1NT7349pm – 9am, Sundays, Bank Holidays
Stafferton Way Car ParkStafferton Way Maidenhead SL6 1AY5769pm – 9am, Sundays, Bank Holidays
The Landing Car ParkQueens Road Maidenhead SL6 1HY409pm – 9am, Sundays, Bank Holidays
West Street Car ParkWest Street Maidenhead SL6 1RL599pm – 9am, Sundays, Bank Holidays
Braywick Park Car ParkBraywick Road Maidenhead SL6 1BN489pm – 9am
Boulters Lock Car ParkLower Cookham Road Maidenhead Berks SL6 8JN879pm – 9am

Free overnight parking in Maidenhead

You can use the following car parks to park for free overnight in Maidenhead, from 9pm onward, but you will have until 9am to depart the car park if you want to avoid a charge:

  • Grove Road Car Park
  • Hines Meadow Car Park
  • Nicholsons Car Park
  • Stafferton Way Car Park
  • The Landing Car Park
  • West Street Car Park
  • Braywick Park Car Park
  • Braywick Park Car Park
  • Boulters Lock Car Park

These car parks are all central to Maidenhead so you won’t have a long walk to your free parking spot, especially at night or early morning.

Alternatively, you can also use one of our recommended free parking spots in and around Maidenhead.

Motorhome parking in Maidenhead

If you are visiting Maidenhead by motorhome, you should use the dedicated coach park which is suitable for both motorhomes and campervans. You can locate the coach park at Alma Road, Windsor, SL4 3HY.

There are no facilities at this car park so bear this in mind if you are visiting by motorhome.

You will need to purchase a ticket to park in this car park. Costs are as follows:

  • Up to 1 hour – £12.00
  • Up to 1 hour (pre paid) – £11.00
  • Up to 4 hours – £25.00
  • Up to 4 hours (pre paid) – £21.00
  • 4 hours to 10 hours – £33.00
  • 4 hours to 10 hours (pre paid) – £28.00
  • Christmas parking (cars only) – £3.00

There are some free parking spots that can accommodate a motorhome. These are:

  • Lower Boyndon Road
  • Boyn Hill Avenue (excluding 2pm-3pm)

Coach parking in Maidenhead

Coaches visiting Maidenhead should use the dedicated coach park which can be found at Alma Road, Windsor, SL4 3HY, which is located in Windsor, just a 6 mile drive outside of Maidenhead.

You will need to purchase a ticket to park in this car park. Costs are as follows:

  • Up to 1 hour – £12.00
  • Up to 1 hour (pre paid) – £11.00
  • Up to 4 hours – £25.00
  • Up to 4 hours (pre paid) – £21.00
  • 4 hours to 10 hours – £33.00
  • 4 hours to 10 hours (pre paid) – £28.00
  • Christmas parking (cars only) – £3.00

Motorcycle parking in Maidenhead

Motorcycles can use the following council run car parks in and around Maidenhead free of charge:

  • River Street Car Park, River Street Windsor SL4 1QT

You should park in a dedicated motorcycle parking spot when using these car parks.

Disabled parking in Maidenhead

Blue Badge holders have a few options when it comes to parking in Maidenhead. All council run car parks offer free parking to Blue Badge holders, including the following car parks:

  • Grove Road Car Park
  • Hines Meadow Car Park
  • Nicholsons Car Park
  • Stafferton Way Car Park
  • The Landing Car Park
  • West Street Car Park
  • Braywick Park Car Park
  • Braywick Park Car Park
  • Boulters Lock Car Park

Blue Badge holders can park in shared use bays (resident and pay and display), on-street pay and display areas and limited waiting areas for the maximum time as displayed on the signage present. There is a maximum stay of three hours in any on-street disabled parking bay.

Residents permit parking in Maidenhead

If you live in Maidenhead where permit parking is enforced, you can purchase an annual permit for a cost of just £50. You will be required to show proof of residence and ownership of vehicle when you apply.

You also have the option to purchase a visitor parking permit or additional permits for your household.

You can check whether your area has permit parking enforced by browsing the current resident parking locations.

Things To Do in Maidenhead, UK

About Maidenhead, UK

Maidenhead is located in the Royal Borough of Windsor, just 6 miles from Windsor itself, meaning you can visit the castle, racecourse and Mile Walk easily, either by jumping on the bus or train for a short journey.

One of the most popular visitor attractions near to Maidenhead is LEGOLand, one of the UK’s most visited family attractions, with something for all the family to enjoy.

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 Maidenhead: