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Car hire in Kent

Car hire in Kent

Known as the Garden of England, Kent is a wonderful location in the south-east of the UK. With both countryside and coast, it is the perfect destination if you want to enjoy the beach and the odd hike. On top of this, it is also close to London, meaning you have everything you could want within a short drive.

What I need to know

There are a lot of car hire options throughout Kent, with the county boasting a number of large towns that have several suppliers. This means that wherever you are staying in Kent, you'll be able to find a hire car that suits you. Use our site to make it easier to find the vehicle for you and to enjoy 24/7 service.

Where to pick up my car

With so many car hire options available in Kent, using our site will allow you to pinpoint exactly where you can pick up your vehicle. We provide you with a map view so you can see where all the providers are located, allowing you to choose the most convenient location.

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  • “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.”
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Where to go

You'll find there is a lot to do and see while in Kent so you'll get plenty of use out of your hire car. Head to any one of the fantastic ancient castles, including Walmer and Leeds Castles. Make your way to the coast to take photos of the iconic White Cliffs of Dover or to enjoy a day on the beach. There are also plenty of parks and nature walks to enjoy during your stay.

Nearby Kent

Driving in Kent is as varied an experience as the county offers, with country lanes joining large towns, motorways and cities. As the county is in the UK, all cars drive on the left side of the road and everyone in the car must wear a seatbelt. You'll find that driving throughout Kent is quite enjoyable and you'll encounter plenty of great views to make your journeys more interesting.

Longer drives

While London is within driving distance of Kent, if you want a slightly different day out, you can't beat Brighton. This seaside town is chock full of iconic attractions including the pier and Brighton Pavilion. It also has a great beach, unusual shops and cafes, and a fun atmosphere.

Eating and drinking

It doesn't matter what type of food you enjoy, Kent will be able to deliver. You'll find Michelin-starred restaurants, fantastic seafood eateries, traditional cafes and fun pop-ups. Many restaurants make the most of local produce, with Dover sole, Whitstable oysters and Romney Marsh lamb all being dishes you need to try.

Things to do

There are so many things to do in Kent that you'll have trouble fitting everything into your stay. Enjoy a day out with the whole family at Howletts Wild Animal Park, Check out some art at the Beaney House of Art and Knowledge or visit the unusual and mysterious Shell Grotto.


There are a lot of historical points of interest throughout Kent so you'll have plenty of sightseeing opportunities. The imposing Lullingstone Roman Villa, Picturesque Bodiam Castle and stunning Knole House are just a few great places to visit, but there are many more.


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