Information about Parking in Bibury
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Situated in the beauty of the Cotswolds, the charming village of Bibury is just a short drive away from Cirencester. It is on the River Coln, 9 miles away from the market town of Burford. William Morris once described Bibury as the most beautiful village in the Cotswolds. The village centre is clustered around a square near the saxon church of St Marys. Arlington Row is a popular tourist spot. This group of ancient cottages with steeply pitched roofs date back to the 16rh century and overlook a water meadow and the river.
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Bibury Parking Statistics
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Parking in Bibury
Parking in Bibury requires a little advance planning to ensure a stress free experience.
There is some free roadside parking available on The Street in Bibury, but this is limited and can get busy. There is also a small car park opposite Bibury Trout Farm which also has two dedicated coach spaces. You can park in this car park free of charge. If you are visiting Bibury at the peak of the tourist season, you may have to be prepared to wait for a vacant space.
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Bibury Airport parking
The nearest major airport to Bibury is Birmingham International airport, which is just under 50 miles away. There are a range of parking options on site, including long-stay and short-stay. Birmingham International airport is much smaller and less busy than many of the London airports. It is endearingly referred to as the ‘Gateway to the Cotswolds’.
Parking at Birmingham International airport can be expensive, and as such, travellers and airport employees like to use alternative options for airport parking. You may want to consider browsing the options available at YourParkingSpace. We have short term and long term options available within easy access of the airport.
There are plenty of things for all the family to see and do in the pretty village of Bibury.
Arlington Row is one of Bibury’s most recognisable lanes and is managed by the National Trust. This historic row of cottages dates back to as early as the 14th Century when it was used as a monastic wool store. In the 17th Century it was converted into a row of weavers’ cottages.
The River Coln flows through Bibury, next to an expanse of boggy water meadow. This area is known as Rack Isle. It got its name because wool was once hung out to dry on racks after it had been washed in Arlington Row. Rack Isle lies at the heart of the village and is an important habitat for wildlife. It is home to many unusual plants and creatures, including water voles, kingfishers, grass snakes, and dragonflies. A herd of Belted Galloway cattle can also be seen here during the late summer. They help to conserve the important wildlife habitat by encouraging wild flowers to grow.
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The nearest train station to Bibury is Kemble. It is a few miles from Cirencester and around 14 miles away from Bibury. From Kemble train station, you can get a taxi to Bibury and this will cost around £25.
There are a large number of bus routes that travel to Bibury. There is a regular bus service between Bibury and Cirencester. The buses to Bibury from Cirencester depart from Market Place.
Disabled Parking in Bibury
The Blue Badge scheme is for people with severe mobility problems or those who are registered blind.
Blue Badge holders can park at on street parking meters and in on street pay and display parking bays for free. There is usually no time limit for Blue Badge holders but be sure to check signs nearby when you park your vehicle. Blue Badge holders can also park on single or double yellow lines for up to three hours as long as there is no ban on loading and unloading, there are no other stopping restrictions in place, and you are not causing an obstruction. You must ensure that your Blue Badge is clearly displayed.
There are no electric vehicle charging points available in Bibury. However, there are several electric vehicle charging points available in nearby Cirencester. A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
Weekends & Bank Holidays
Bibury parking is free of charge. However, it can get very busy during peak tourist season, particularly at weekends and on Bank Holidays. At these times you may have to be prepared to wait for a vacant parking spot.
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Do I need to display a Blue Badge to park in a disabled parking bay?
Yes, you do. Remember to always display your Blue Badge clearly to avoid hefty fines.
Is parking in Bibury free?
Yes, Bibury parking in the roadside parking bays on The Street and in the small car park opposite the Bibury Trout Farm is free of charge.
Bibury looks familiar. Have I seen it featured in a film?
This is quite possible as the village of Bibury has provided the backdrop for several blockbuster films including Stardust and Bridget Jones’ Diary.
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Latest Bibury parking reviews
Was easy to find a space would recommendNatalie
Plenty of spaces. Good hard standing surface. Spaces well marked. Would park here again, much better than trying to find a space on the street and less chance of getting your car pranged.. First time using Your parking Space- simple to use.Kathleen
It’s nice they let you park here even if you aren’t visiting the Trout Farm. Quite pricey but that’s understandable. Arrived at 11am on a sunny Saturday and got one of the last spots. It’s not paved - just A sand/gravel type surface which of course means everyone leaves massive gaps between the cars, so great for not getting a dinged door but does mean fewer spaces.Naomi
Great car park with a good amount of spacesNaomi
Easy parking. Easy to pay via app.John
Maybe tarmac the car park as gravel put a nail in my tyreSonya