Free Parking in Worcester, UK

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.

What you can find in this guide

  • What to know about free parking in Worcester
  • Where to park for free in Worcester
  • Free Parking near Worcester Cathedral
  • Cheap parking options in Worcester
  • Free council car parks
  • Coach parking in Worcester
  • Residents parking in Worcester
  • About Worcester

What to know about 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

Here are our list of available free parking in Worcester, 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 Worcester, UK

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

  • Stanley Road
  • Knight Street
  • Laugherne Road
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Stanley Road, 0.7 Miles

Stanley Road is just a 15 minute walk from the centre of Worcester, making it the ideal spot if you’re visiting for the day.

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Knight Street, 1 Mile

Knight Street is around 1 mile or 20 minutes walk from Worcester centre, ideal if you’re visiting for the day or overnight.

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

Cheap parking in Worcester

Whilst there are plenty of free parking options, you may feel more comfortable parking somewhere with added security, especially if you are leaving your car for a longer period of time. Luckily, there are other options, such as booking private car parking spaces in and around Worcester, which can reduce the cost drastically, particularly if you are looking for monthly parking.

Free car parks in Worcester

You can park for free in Worcester in council car parks across that are free of charge after 9pm. These include:

  • Cattlemarket Car Park, Worcester, WR1 3NZ
  • Pinchcroft 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 60p per hour at the following car parks:

  • Pinchcroft Car Park, Castle Street, Worcester, WR1 6EJ
  • Cornmarket Car Park, City Walls Road, Worcester, WR1 2DJ
  • Shrub Hill Road, Worcester, WR5 1JT

Coach parking in Worcester

The most suitable car park for coaches in Worcester is Croft Road Car Park, Croft Road, Worcester, WR1 3NZ. Charges for coaches are only £5 for 12 hours and tickets can be purchased from the pay and display machine.

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, UK

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: