Car hire in Grantham
What I need to know
When it comes to car hire, there are a number of providers available in Grantham, giving you plenty of choice. You can compare deals to get the best price and find the right vehicle for your needs through our site. Booking through us also means you get free cancellation in case your plans change.
Where to pick up my car
The pick-up location for your hire car in Grantham depends on the company you book with, as each provider has its own office. This is worth bearing in mind when you book, so you don't arrange a hire car that needs to be picked up in an inconvenient location. Our site offers a map view to make booking easier.
“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
As well as plenty of gorgeous green spaces and parks, Grantham has a huge number of fantastic historical sites. You can spend days taking in the grand manor houses and castles that are scattered around the town. However, there's also a great casino and family activities so you'll never be bored.
Nottingham is the perfect day out when you're staying in Grantham and offers a varied selection of things to do. As well as the iconic Nottingham Castle, you can explore the City of Caves running under Nottingham or go on a ghost tour at the Galleries of Justice Museum. There's also Lace Market if you fancy a bit of shopping.
Leicester is around an hour away from Grantham via the A607 and is a great place to head to in your hire car. There's a huge range of activities from the National Space Centre to Ashby de la Zouch Castle and Watermead Country Park. On top of this, you'll find a fantastic range of shops and eateries to try out.
Eating and drinking
No matter what cuisines you enjoy, you'll find somewhere to eat in Grantham, as there is a brilliant mix of food available. From delicious pub grub made using local produce to high-end restaurants and high street favourites. You'll also find plenty of small cafes and eateries to enjoy lunch at.
Things to do
If the weather is fine, strap on your comfy shoes and take the family to Rutland Water Nature Reserve to spot some wildlife and enjoy a picnic. There are a number of habitats to explore, including rivers, coast and forest so there is plenty to see. Of course, you can also head to the local Farmers' Market to pick up some fresh produce and enjoy the busy atmosphere.
With so many different historical places in and around Grantham, the town is rife with sightseeing opportunities. Belvoir Castle is a must-see, as it offers beautiful views and fantastically decorated rooms, as well as an interesting history. Alternatively, the medieval Grimsthorpe Castle is a great day out.
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