What You Should Know

Is Parking  Available?







Do You Offer Blue Badge Parking?




Do You Offer Family Bay Parking?


Yes but as this is a highly attended Event we recommend you plan your journey carefully as our Car Park has closed during previous Events due to all spaces being full. Please note the Car Park which was located on Orchard Square via Llanthony Road is now closed and the Peel Centre Car Park now operates an ANPR system with a maximum stay of 3 hours. Please note this car park must only be used by customers of the Peel Centre.

Yes we do but the Car Park is strictly first come first served so please plan your journey carefully. There are 1,400 spaces in our Car Park and 60 Blue Badge Bays.


Unfortunately we do not currently offer Family Bay Parking.

For alternate Car Parks in Gloucester please visit the link here.  http://bit.ly/21b8NMp

Does Gloucester Offer a Park and Ride Service?

Yes – the Waterwells Park and Ride is located in Quedgeley (GL2 2AB) and the Stagecoach operates the 66 Service which has a stop on St Ann Way directly outside Gloucester Quays.



For information on the Park and Ride site click here. http://bit.ly/2q30d6u

For information on the 66 Bus Route click here. http://bit.ly/2qYQHX6

How Far is Gloucester Quays from the Railway Station?

Gloucester Quays is approximately a 20 minute walk from Gloucester Railway Station or a short Taxi ride.

How Far is Gloucester Quays from the Bus Station?

Gloucester Quays is approximately a 15 minute walk from the Bus Station. The 66 Stagecoach Bus operates from the Bus Station which can then take you to Gloucester Quays (approximate 10 minute journey).

Does Gloucester Quays Offer Bicycle Parking

Yes there are Bike Racks available on Llanthony Road near TGI Friday’s, Merchant’s Road by Cote and also on Baker Street on the left of the Car Park entrance.

Do I Need to Pay for this Event?

No there are no admission fees for this Event. All of the celebrity chefs will be whipping up their culinary delights on an open stage on the waterside, with free entry for all. On a first come first served basis for seating.

What Time is Gloucester Quays Open Until Over the Event?


Friday the 28th of July – 10:00am to 8:00pm***

Saturday the 29th of July – 10:00am to 6:00pm***

Sunday the 30th of July** – 10:00am to 5:00pm***

** Please note due to Sunday Trading Law our larger retailers will not trade until 11:00am

***Please note our Leisure Quarter which includes our Cinema and Restaurants will be trading until late each evening


Food Festival Stalls
Friday 28th July 10am-6pm
Saturday 29th July 10am-6pm
Sunday 30th July 10am-5pm

Live Music & Bars
Friday 28th July 11am-9pm
Saturday 29th July 11am-9pm
Sunday 30th July 11am-5pm

*To comply with the Sunday Trading Act larger stores will open from 11am-5pm

**Bank Holiday trading hours may vary