Free Parking in Worcester

Free Parking in Worcester

If you are familiar with Worcester, you will know that parking, and most definitely free parking in Worcester, can be a little frustrating as cars are kept away from the centre of the town to make it easily accessible for pedestrians. We show you the best options for free parking in Worcester without restrictions.

6 places to park for free in Worcester (2024)

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

Stanley Road
Knight Street
Lambert Road
Wyld’s Lane
Richmond Hill
Laugherne Road

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

What to consider when parking free in Worcester

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 Worcester

We found the cheapest car park in Worcester to be Asda Worcester car park, which can be pre-booked, even if you are not a customer.

You book this car park all day (9am – 5pm) for just £4.50, so it’s a great option for commuters or those visiting Worcester for the full day.

Cheapest monthly parking in Worcester

We found the cheapest car park for monthly parking in Worcester to be Sainsbury’s Worcester car park which costs £45 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 Worcester Cathedral

If you’re visiting Worcester Cathedral, we recommend one of the following free parking spots, which are all within a 20 minute walk:

  • Stanley Road
  • Knight Street
  • Laugherne Road

Free car parks in Worcester

You can park for free in Worcester in council car parks that are free of charge between 9pm and 7am. These include:

  • Cattlemarket Car Park, Worcester, WR1 3NZ
  • Pitchcroft Car Park, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 6EJ
  • Clare Street Car Park, Clare Street (City Walls Road), Worcester, WR1 2AT
  • Commandary Road Car Park, Commandary Road – A38 (Bath Road), Worcester, WR1 2HY
  • Cornmarket Car Park, City Walls Road, Worcester, WR1 2DJ
  • Croft Road Car Park, Croft Road, Worcester, WR1 3NZ
  • King Street Car Park, King Street (Sidbury), Worcester, WR1 2NX

Parking charges in Worcester aren’t too expensive, so if you want to use a council car park during the day, you can expect to pay around 75p per hour at the following car parks:

  • Pitchcroft Car Park, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 6EJ
  • Tallow Hill Car Park, Shrub Hill Road, Worcester, WR5 1JT

Free on-street parking in Worcester

If you prefer on-street parking, you can park for free in Worcester between 9pm and 7am at the following on-street parking bays close to the city centre:

  • College Precincts, Worcester, WR1 2LG
  • Severn Street, Worcester, WR1 2NE
  • Silver Street, Worcester, WR1 2SG

If you need to park during the day, the charges are just £0.60p per hour.

Free overnight parking in Worcester

If you’re heading out during the evening, either for a meal or to see friends, you can park for free overnight in Worcester at the following car parks and on-street parking bays:

Car parks:

  • Cattlemarket Car Park, Worcester, WR1 3NZ
  • Pitchcroft Car Park, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 6EJ
  • Clare Street Car Park, Clare Street (City Walls Road), Worcester, WR1 2AT
  • Commandary Road Car Park, Commandary Road – A38 (Bath Road), Worcester, WR1 2HY
  • Cornmarket Car Park, City Walls Road, Worcester, WR1 2DJ
  • Croft Road Car Park, Croft Road, Worcester, WR1 3NZ
  • King Street Car Park, King Street (Sidbury), Worcester, WR1 2NX

On-street:

  • College Precincts, Worcester, WR1 2LG
  • Severn Street, Worcester, WR1 2NE
  • Silver Street, Worcester, WR1 2SG

Free coach parking in Worcester

The most suitable car park for coaches in Worcester is Croft Road Car Park, Croft Road, Worcester, WR1 3NZ which offers free parking between 9pm and 7am.

If you park during the day, charges for coaches are only £5 for 12 hours and tickets can be purchased from the pay and display machine.

Free disabled parking in Worcester

If you are a blue badge holder, you can park for free in Worcester at the following dedicated disabled on-street parking bays:

  • Worcester City Bridge
  • Hood Street
  • Deansway
  • Charles Street
  • The Cross
  • Trinity Street
  • Cornmarket

Free motorcycle parking in Worcester

If you are travelling by motorcycle, you can park for free in Worcester at the following council run car parks:

Car ParkAddressMotorcycle Spaces
Newport Street Car ParkNewport Street, Worcester, WR1 3NR2
St Martins Gate Car ParkSt Martins Gate, City Walls Road, Worcester, WR1 2BS1
Tybridge Street Car ParkTybridge Street, Worcester, WR2 5BA1
Tallow Hill Car ParkShrub Hill Road, Worcester, WR5 1JT1
Providence Street Car ParkProvidence Street (City Walls Road), Worcester, WR1 4AP1
Pitchcroft Car ParkCastle Street, Worcester, WR1 6EJ1
King Street Car ParkKing Street (Sidbury), Worcester, WR1 2NX1

Residential parking in Worcester

If you are a resident in Worcester 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. You can expect a cost of around £30 per year for a residents parking permit.

Visitor parking permits can be purchased in the form of scratchcards.

About Worcester

Worcester is a cathedral city located in Worcestershire, lying by the River Severn and within driving distance of the Cotswolds.

There’s plenty to do whether you’re visiting as a family or just looking to explore somewhere new. Worcester Cathedral stands proudly in the city centre, providing stunning views when observed from the River bank.

There’s a wide range of museums to visit including Tudor House Museum, The Commandery and also Museum of Royal Worcester to name just a few.

Evesham Vale Light Railway is popular with younger children and the Falconry Centre offers something just that little bit different.

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 Worcester:

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 13th, 2024