Car hire in Cumbernauld
Car hire in Cumbernauld
Located in the North Lanarkshire area of Scotland, Cumbernauld has everything you could possibly need for a great time during your visit. Home to museums, shopping centres, scenic parks and even a BMX track, it's the ideal location to keep the whole family happy, especially if you hire a car to see it all.
What I need to know
You'll discover a good range of car hire companies both in and around Cumbernauld, allowing you to choose from a selection of vehicles and prices. The simplest way to compare Cumbernauld car hire deals is to do so through our site. This means you can find the best offer and book quickly, while also benefitting from no credit card charges and around-the-clock support.
Where to pick up my car
All of the car hire providers have a separate pick-up location, so you'll need to find the right one for the company you've booked with. All the available providers are shown on our map so you can pick the one in the most convenient location. If you're travelling from Glasgow to Cumbernauld, you'll find plenty of pick-up locations in the city.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Once you have your car, you can start to explore this beautiful part of Scotland. The centre of the town offers a great museum, park and theatre, as well as the Antonine Centre for shopping. You can also head out into the Scottish countryside to see what stunning views this area of the UK has to offer.
The city of Glasgow is just 20 minutes away from Cumbernauld if you take the M80. Famous for its fantastic mix of architecture, it's worth the journey just to see how beautiful Glasgow is. On top of this, you'll find all the attractions you would expect from a city, as well as must-see places like the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum and the Glasgow Necropolis.
Cumbernauld is only an hour way via the M9 from another famous Scottish city. Edinburgh is a fantastic day out and offers so much to do. Offering totally modern attractions as well as the medieval Old Town and stunning Georgian architecture, Edinburgh is incredibly interesting. On top of this, it is home to Holyrood Palace, Arthur's Seat and Camera Obscura.
Eating and drinking
Scotland is known for a few different meals, including haggis, shortbread and deep-fried Mars Bars. However, there is more to Scottish cuisine than these, as you'll soon learn in Cumbernauld. With a mix of fine restaurants and pubs serving up hearty meals, you can see what Scottish food is really all about.
Things to do
The whole family is sure to love a visit to the World of Wings. You can get up close to some fantastic birds, as well as see falconry and raptor displays. As well as educational exhibits, there are adrenaline-fuelled activities including paintballing, archery and off-road driving.
Make your way to Palacerigg Country Park where you can enjoy views above the treetops on a specially made walkway. There is also a museum and children's area so it's a great family day out. You might also like to pay a visit to the 18th-century Cumbernauld House, which is a stunning stately home.
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