Free Parking Near Manchester Attractions

Manchester is known widely for being home to two premiership football clubs, Manchester City based at Etihad Stadium and Manchester United, based at Old Trafford, but there is so much more to the city to discover and finding attractions in Manchester with free parking makes it really easy to visit these places.

Manchester Attractions with Free Parking Nearby

  • SEA Life Manchester
  • Etihad Stadium
  • Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
  • Legoland Discovery Centre
  • Old Trafford
  • National Football Museum

Manchester is a really easy city to access from most places across the UK as well as internationally, thanks to its international airport.

If you are visiting the city for a weekend, whether with the family, as part of a hen party or just for a romantic break away, we want to show you what locat attractions you can visit that offer free parking either on site or nearby.

SEA Life Manchester

SEA Life Manchester is part of the largest group of conversational aquariums across the UK, with other locations in Brighton, Scarborough and Blackpool to name a few. 

It’s the ideal attraction to visit as a family, with something to keep everyone occupied…even the little ones! 

When visiting SEA Life Manchester, you can expect to see Sharks, Turtles, Clownfish, Stingrays, Pufferfish, Crabs and Seahorses.

Nearest free parking to SEA Life Manchester: On site – there are 11,50 free parking spaces 

Etihad Stadium Tour

The Etihad Stadium tour is a truly interactive experience for Manchester City football fans. 

Suitable for the whole family, you can expect to experience virtual Q&A with Pep Guardiola, visit the 360 cinema suite, visit the dug-out stadium side, walk through the Tunnel Club and have your photo taken with the club’s latest trophies.

Nearest free parking to Etihad Stadium: Ashton West or Ashton Moor Park & Ride – Free parking available for Metrolink customers

The Crystal Maze Live Experience

The Crystal Maze Experience is the ultimate team challenge designed to test your mental and physical endurance. 

Based on the popular 90’s TV game show, The Crystal Maze experience will test your nerve and your mystery solving skills. You must work together to retrieve the most Crystals.

The Crystal Maze Experience is popular among corporate team builders and hen or stag parties.

Nearest free parking to Crystal Maze Experience: Cecil Street, M15 6GD

Legoland Discovery Centre

There’s no doubt you’ve heart or are even a fan of the Lego brand. It’s one of the most popular toy brands in the world and enjoyed by people of all ages.

The Legoland Discovery Centre brand has locations all over the world and we are lucky to have two of those in the UK, the other being Birmingham.

Some of the attractions you can expect to see at Legoland Discovery Centre are Ninjago City Adventure, MINILand, Kingdom Quest and Duplo Farm, so there really is something for all ages to enjoy.

Nearest free parking to Legoland Discovery Centre: On site – there are 11,50 free parking spaces

Old Trafford Stadium Tour

Old Trafford is the home to Manchester United Football Club, where many memorable games have taken place.

During your visit, you’ll see the players’ tunnel, walk next to the world famous pitch, and visit the dugouts, before getting the view from the Ability Platform. There will be plenty of time for pictures so you have a memento of the day.

Nearest free parking to Old Trafford: You can park in secure car parks free of charge.

National Football Museum

A must for football fans, the National Football Museum offers a truly interactive day out for people of all ages.

You have the opportunity to experience the penalty shootout, have photos taken with the premier league trophy and visit the hall of fame. 

The attraction is free if you are a resident of Manchester, so if you’re a local, it’s definitely worth a visit. 

Nearest free parking to National Football Museum: Cecil Street, M15 6GD

Free attractions in Manchester

There are a number of free museums to visit in Manchester, allowing you to discover the history of the city during your visit. You can use our free parking in Manchester guide to find a free parking spot before you visit.

  • Museum of Science & Industry – Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP
  • Imperial War Museum – Stretford, Manchester M17 1TZ
  • Manchester Museum – Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL