GLOUCESTERSHIRE



The city of Gloucester is the 'county town' and other large towns include Cheltenham, Cirencester, Tewkesbury and Dursley (of Harry Potter fame).



Gloucestershire County Council

There are 3 park and rides. 2 have height barriers (Gloucester and Cheltenham). Cheltenham Race Course has a P & R which may not have a height barrier. Kathryn says parking for 8m van very easy and free with pensioners travel card.



Cheltenham Borough Council


The above link takes you to the car park page of the website. Details of large car parks are as follows:-
Cheltenham - Bath Terrace GL50 2BA - 160 spaces no height information.
Cheltenham - Coronation Square GL51 7RG - 144 spaces no height information.
Cheltenham - High Street GL50 3HQ - 126 spaces no height information.
Cheltenham - Rodney Road GL50 1HX - 111 spaces no height information.
Cheltenham - Sandford Lido GL53 7PU - 141 spaces no height information.
Cheltenham - Sherborne Place GL52 2RS - 102 spaces no height information.
Cheltenham - St Georges Road GL50 3DT - 116 spaces no height information.
Cheltenham - St James Street GL52 2SH - 202 spaces no height information.



Cotswold District Council - Cirencester, Stow on the Wold, Tetbury, Chipping Camden, Bourton on the Water, Moreton in Marsh.


The above link takes you to the car park page of the website. Cotswold DC recommend the following car parks for motorhomes. This does not include overnight stays and you must purchase tickets for each bay occupied.
Stow-on-the-Wold - Maugersbury Road GL54 1AQ - 65 spaces.
Cirencester - Waterloo GL7 2PY - 233 spaces.
Cirencester - Beeches GL7 1BW - 144 spaces.

Other large car parks include:-
Cirencester - Brewery GL7 1HN 298 spaces no height information.
Cirencester - Forum GL7 1LJ - 191 spaces no height information.
Cirencester - Leisure Centre GL7 1US - 122 spaces no height information.
Cirencester - Old Station GL7 1US - 149 spaces no height information.
Bourton-on-the-Water - Rissington Road GL54 2BN - 229 spaces no height information.
Bourton-on-the-Water - Station Road. This has about 10 spaces for motorhomes and is about 5 minutes from the village centre. There is no height barrier as coaches also park here. Please do not park in the coach area there is a separate one for motorhomes (although mini buses also park in this area.)
Stow-on-the-Wold - Fosseway GL54 1BX - 100 spaces no height information.
Tetbury - Old Railyard GL8 8EY - 80 spaces no height information.
Cotswolds Water Park - Gateway Centre, Spine Road, South Cerney. 4 miles South of Cirencester. Muddy when raining but no height or width restrictions.

Snowshill Manor - Snowshill - accessible in your motorhome, although care is needed as access is down a narrow road. But we made it without a problem. The car park is only small, but if you want to visit go early so the carpark is more or less empty and you can pick your place for an easy exit. They open at 11am, so we arrived at 10.30 and had no problem.



Forest of Dean District Council - Blakeney, Cinderford, Coleford, Lydney, Mitcheldean, Newent.

The above link takes you to the car park page of the website. Large car parks include:-
Cinderford - Heywood Road - 62 spaces no height information.
Coleford - Railway Drive -187 spaces no height information.
Lydney - Newerne Road - 208 spaces no height information.
Newent - Lewell Street (High Street) - 100 spaces no height information.



Gloucester City Council

Motorhomes can park at the Westgate Coach and Car Park, but you will need to take up 2 x car parking spaces and pay for 2 x tickets (as if paying for 2 cars), and place these clearly visible in the front window. No overnight parking is permitted.

The following car parks have no height restrictions:-
Castlemeads Way - 249 spaces. Park all day for £2. Park here for Gloucester Quays and Waterways Museum.
Leisure Centre, Bruton Way - 53 spaces. Max stay 2.5 hours.
Hampden Way GL1 1SX - 72 spaces. Parke here for City Museum and Art Gallery, city shops.
Hare Lane North GL1 2DF - 79 spaces. Parke here for Gloucester Rugby and city shops.
Hare Lane South GL1 2DA - 97 spaces. Park here for the Cathedral and city shops.
Ladybellegate Street GL1 2HN - 28 spaces. Park here for Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, Blackfriars and Greyfriars.
Westgate Street GL1 2TU - 95 spaces. Height barrier in place 18.00 to 07.00. Park here for Cathedral, Folk Museum, Beatrix Potter Museum, Council Offices and city shops.
Southgate Moorings GL1 2DB - 179 spaces. Gloucester Docks car park. Park here for Gloucester Docks and Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum.



South Gloucestershire Council

Motorhomes: None of the our car parks have allocated spaces for larger vehicles but Station Road in Kingswood, Conham River Park and Bitton Railway Station car parks are unregulated without a height barrier, so motorhomes can park there during the daytime.
Please be aware that all of the regulated car parks are patrolled by our parking attendants on a regular basis and that a penalty charge notice may be issued if your vehicle is not parked within the parking regulations. Therefore we strongly advise you to check the regulations listed on the car park sign before leaving your vehicle unattended.

Slimbridge Water Centre - very large car park. Plenty of room.



Stroud District Council - Stroud, Painswick, Stonehouse, Nailsworth, Minchinhampton, Cam, Randwick, Dursley, Kins Stanley.


The above link takes you to the car park page of the website.
Large car parks include:-
Stroud - Parliament Street GL5 2HL - 122 spaces no height restrictions. 4+ hours £3. (2018)
Stroud - London Road Surface GL5 2AJ - 141 spaces. No height restrictions but limited to 3500kg. 4+ hours £3. (2018)
Stroud - Cheapside GL5 2AD - 193 spaces. No height restrictions. 4+ hours £3. (2018)
Painswick - Stroud Road GL6 6UU - 56 spaces. No height restrictions but limited to 3500kg.
Stonehouse- High Street GL10 2NG - 93 spaces. No height restrictions but limited to 3500kg.
Nailsworth - Old Market West GL6 0DU - 33 spaces. No height restrictions but limited to 3500kg.
Minchinhampton - - Friday Street GL6 9JL - 33 spaces. No height restrictions but limited to 3500kg
Wotton-under-edge - The Chipping GL12 7AD - 36 spaces. No height restrictions.
Dursley - May Lane, Hill Road GL11 4JQ - 47 spaces. No height restrictions but limited to 3500kg.



Tewkesbury Borough Council - Tewkesbury, Winchcombe, Snowshill.


The above link takes you to the car park page of the website.
Motorhome parking (from the website)
Station Road, Rails Meadow, Oldbury Road and Vineyards car parks have height restriction barriers. All other car parks are available for motorhomes provided that all wheels fit within a standard bay. Larger limited spaces are available in Spring Garden and Lankett Lane car parks.

Tewkesbury - Bishops Walk GL20 5LQ - 45 spaces. No height information.
Tewkesbury - Gloucester Road GL20 5SW - 74 spaces. DO NOT PARK IN COACH SPACES.
Tewkesbury - Spring Gardens Oldbury Road GL20 5LR - 286 spaces. 182 on Wed and Sat.
Tewkesbury - St mary's Lane GL20 5RU - 45 spaces.
Winchcombe - Back Lane GL54 5PZ - 98 spaces. DO NOT PARK IN COACH SPACES.
Church Down - Church Road GL3 2HS - 56 spaces.
Snowshill - Pipers Grove WR12 7JU - 25 spaces.