Free Parking in Warwick

Free parking Warwick

If you are visiting Warwick for the day, either to enjoy some of the local attractions or to see friends and family, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s plenty of free parking spots in Warwick without restrictions.

10 places to park for free in Warwick (2024)

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

North of Warwick

Avenue Lane
Woodloes Avenue South
Exham Close

West of Warwick

Burns Avenue
Browning Avenue
Shakespeare Avenue

East of Warwick

Fosberry Close
Vicarage Field
Montague Road
George Road

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

What to consider when parking free in Warwick

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

Cheapest all-day parking in Warwick

The cheapest car park in Warwick is Westwood Road Car Park which you can pre-book via Your Parking Space to secure your space.

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

Cheapest monthly parking in Warwick

We found the cheapest car park for monthly parking in Warwick to be Sainsbury’s Warwick car park which costs £55 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, although you must pre-book.

Free parking near Warwick Castle

Warwick Castle is the perfect day out for history buffs and families looking for an educational day out. The interactive attractions help you dive back into medieval times.

You can park free near to Warwick Castle at any of the following streets which are around half a mile away:

  • Burns Avenue
  • Browning Avenue
  • Shakespeare Avenue

Free parking near Warwick University

If you are visiting loved ones at Warwick University you might want to spend the day or even weekend with them, exploring the beautiful town.

Warwick University is actually around 9 miles outside of Warwick town centre and is in fact closer to Coventry.

There are some free parking spots near to Warwick University, but you should expect a 10 minute walk to the campus:

  • Mayors Croft
  • Henry Boteler Road
  • Thimbler Road

Free car parks in Warwick

Bread and Meat Close Car Park, CV34 6HN in Warwick offers free parking for 2 hours. Be aware that on race days, Bread and Meat Close car park is closed to customers. You can see the race schedule here for specific closure dates.

Some council run car parks across Warwick offer free parking between 6pm and 8am:

Car ParkAddressSpacesFree Parking Times
St Nicholas Park Car ParkCV34 4QY2636pm – 8am
Bread and Meat Close Car ParkCV34 6HN646pm – 8am and 2 hours free

Warwick Park & Ride sites

Technicall, Warwick doesn’t have a traditional park and ride service, but there is a ‘park and stride’ service which aims to get you active by offering a heavily discounted parking option.

You can park your car for only £1 at Hampton Road car park (CV34 6JP) and walk into the town centre from there.

The car park has 189 standard bays, 8 BP EV charge points and is open 7 days a week, with overnight parking available.

Park and Ride SiteAddressSpaces
Hampton Road Car ParkCV34 6JP189

Free overnight parking in Warwick

For evening parking in Warwick, you can park for free at the following council run car parks between 6pm and 8am:

Car ParkAddressSpacesFree Parking Times
St Nicholas Park Car ParkCV34 4QY2636pm – 8am
Bread and Meat Close Car ParkCV34 6HN646pm – 8am and 2 hours free

Free motorcycle parking in Warwick

Motorcycles are free to use any of the off-street car parks free of charge. There are metal hoops for added security:

  • Barrack Street, CV34 4TH
  • New Street, CV34 4RX
  • Castle Lane , CV34 4BT
  • West Gate, CV34 4DE
  • The Butts, CV34 4ST
  • Priory Road , CV34 4NA
  • West Rock, CV34 4DZ
  • St Nicholas Park , CV34 4QY
  • Vittle Drive Car Park, CV34 4UX
  • Linen Street, CV34 4DT

You must park in a dedicated motorcycle parking spot otherwise you should purchase a ticket from the pay-and-display machine. 

Motorcycles can also park for free in Warwick at council run car parks, including:

Car ParkAddressFree Motorcycle Parking
The Butts Car ParkCV34 4STAll day
Priory Road Car ParkCV34 4NAAll day
St Nicholas Park Car ParkCV34 4QYAll day
Bread and Meat Close Car ParkCV34 6HNAll day

Free disabled parking in Warwick

Blue Badge holders can park in any of the council run car parks free of charge:

  • Barrack Street, CV34 4TH
  • New Street, CV34 4RX
  • Castle Lane , CV34 4BT
  • West Gate, CV34 4DE
  • The Butts, CV34 4ST
  • Priory Road , CV34 4NA
  • West Rock, CV34 4DZ
  • St Nicholas Park , CV34 4QY
  • Vittle Drive Car Park, CV34 4UX
  • Linen Street, CV34 4DT

You must clearly display your Blue Badge to avoid any parking fines.

Motorhome parking in Warwick

If you are looking to park your motorhome overnight in Warwick, you can use Hampton Road car park which costs a £2 flat fee. This car park can be found using the following postcode: CV34 6JP.

For daytime motorhome parking in Warwick, you should use Vittle Drive car park (CV34 4UX) or Bread and Meat Close car park (CV34 6HN).

Both of these car parks will incur standard daily charges, but you can park for free for the first 2 hours at Bread and Meat Close Car Park.

Coach parking in Warwick

Coaches can drop-off passengers at the dedicated coach stop next to the bus station in Warwick town centre, which can be found at CV34 4UY.

For coach parking, you should use St Marys Area 2 car park, CV34 6JP.

About Warwick, UK

Warwick is a town steeped in culture and history, with Warwick Castle sitting proudly as one of the main focal points in the town centre.

If you’re looking to really immerse yourself in the culture, Warwick has no shortage of places to visit, including Warwickshire Yeomanry Museum, Market Hall Museum and of course, Warwick Castle itself.

If you’d rather enjoy some green space, you can visit The Mill Garden or St Nicholas Park which are perfect for a stroll or to enjoy a picnic with the family.

If shopping is more your thing, you won’t be disappointed with the range of traditional shops as well as popular high street stores.

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 Warwick:

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 March 27th, 2024