Plan Your Visit - Parking
Our top tips for the best parking spots in town
If you’re driving into Newbury, it’s best to plan ahead and know where you’re going to park before you set out on your journey. There are plenty of options for parking in the town centre itself or, if you enjoy a good stroll, there are car parks slightly further out which will enable you to take in some of Newbury’s sights on your way to the shops or your lunch date.

LOW COST PARKING

Goldwell Park Car Park

Our top pick - just 650m from Northbrook Street, the town centre's main shopping street, Goldwell Park Car Park offers a full day's parking for just £2. You can even take the scenic route into town by crossing over the Monkey Bridge and strolling along the canal to West Mills. And whilst you're in Goldwell Park, you can read up on some fascinating local history thanks to an array of handy information boards.

Newbury FC Car Park

Another great pick only 650m from the town centre, Newbury Football Club Car Park also offers a full day's parking for £2. The direct route into town takes you along the Kennet & Avon Canal, past beautiful Victoria Park, and out into the heart of Northbrook Street. Remember to take some treats to feed the ducks and swans along the way, and look out for the Teashop by the Canal, which is well worth a visit!

Northcroft Leisure Centre

Yet another great choice just 650m from the town centre, Northcroft Leisure Centre Car Park offers free parking for the first three hours (ticket must be displayed) and a very reasonable rate of £5 for the rest of the day. If you're parking here, make sure you check out the magical weir on the other side of Northcroft Park, and grab a tasty burrito from Fusion Deli as you walk along Northcroft Lane into town.

BLUE BADGE PARKING

Dedicated Blue Badge spaces are available in the following car parks in Newbury town centre. Free Blue Badge parking is also available in the on-street areas where parking charges apply; see this useful article from West Berkshire Council for further information.
There is a low-cost Shopmobility service available at Northbrook Multi-Storey Car Park, which is open not only to people with a permanent disability but also to those whose mobility is restricted by age, accident or illness, whether temporarily or for a long period. The 22 manual wheelchairs, 4 powered wheelchairs and 26 electric scooters can be used for shopping trips as well as business and leisure visits to Newbury town centre, with free parking available for users. Newbury Shopmobility is open between 10:00am and 3.00pm on Monday to Saturday. Find out more about the service and how to book here.

OTHER PARKING OPTIONS

Parkway Car Park

Shop 'til you drop with Parkway Shopping's fabulous mix of independent shops and national brands, then carry your bags straight to your car conveniently parked in Parkway's multi-storey car park. You can even get your car valeted here whilst you treat yourself to some well-deserved goodies (and a cheeky coffee and cake from Coffee#1)

Council Car Parks

In addition to the low cost options above, West Berkshire Council manage a number of outdoor and multi-storey car parks conveniently located close to the centre of town. Check out their location map via the button below. From this map, you can find the address and parking charges for all of the council's car parks in Newbury.

On-Street Parking

Short-term and longer term on-street parking operated by West Berkshire Council is available in various locations in and around Newbury town centre. You'll find a handy list of locations and parking charges by clicking the button below. In some locations, there is free parking for the first 30 minutes, but you must still display a valid ticket.

Private Car Parks

There are a number of privately owned and managed car parks in Newbury town centre which offer alternative options for visitors. These include two large open air car parks in West Street, ideal for access to Weavers Walk and Northbrook Street. Please note the pay and display conditions in these car parks and be careful not to stay beyond your ticket expiry time.

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