Visitor Parking and Directions


BLUE BADGE PARKING: Is situated in Henley Street – accessed from School Road and Kinwarton Road. Some spaces are also available in the Town  car park.

PARK AND RIDE: The Park and Ride has moved from Adams Way to a new site.

Thanks to our friends, Dudley’s Coaches, Mr Tony Turner and GreenMech a FREE Park and Ride Service is available for both Food Festivals from

The Mill Industrial Park, Alcester, B49 5QG.

Please follow the signs and marshals will help you park.

FREE long term parking is available at all town centre car parks which can be found at:

  • Bulls Head Yard; accessed via School Road andMoorfields Road; B49 5BX.

  • Behind the Swan Inn, Bleachfield Street; B49 5DP

  • St Benedicts RC High School, Kinwarton Road; B49 6PX

  • Limited paid parking on Alcester Football field, Oversley Green.
  • Coaches can drop off visitors at Henley St and park at the top of Kinwarton Rd,  B4089, Alcester Academy turning circle.

NB: Waitrose offers short term parking to its customers only.

Visitors are advised to park mindfully and legally within the town. Please respect local residents' access and be aware that traffic wardens usually patrol the main areas within the town.The organisers accept no responsibility for parking fines!



By Road

From M5 – Exit at J9 and take the A46 towards Evesham and Alcester.
From M42 – Exit at J3 and take the A435 towards Evesham and Alcester.
From Worcester – take the A422 towards Stratford upon Avon and Alcester.
From Stratford upon Avon – follow A46 from Stratford towards Evesham.

By Bus

  • No 26 Stratford upon Avon: Haselor, Great Alne, Alcester, Coughton, Studley, Crabbs Cross, Redditch; Mondays to Saturdays.

  • No 29 Stratford, Haselor, Wilmcote, Great Alne, Alcester, Wixford, Bidford, Salford Priors, Iron Cross, Harvington, Evesham; Mondays to Saturdays.

  • No 247 Redditch, Studley, Coughton, Alcester, Wixford, Bidford, Cleeve Prior, Evesham; 7 days per week.

  • No 351 Alcester, Wixford, Broom, Dunnington, Worcester; Saturdays.

By Train

Alcester does not have a train station. The nearest stations are:

  • Wooten Wawen (6 miles) – take a taxi.

  • Wilmecote (7 miles) – take a taxi or.25/26 bus.

  • Stratford upon Avon (8 miles) – take a taxi or 25/26/29 bus.

  • Redditch (9 miles) – take a taxi or 246/247 bus.