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Car hire in Maidenhead

Car hire in Maidenhead

Lying south-west of the River Thames, Maidenhead is one of the most desirable spots in south-east England, boasting heritage, culture and fun in equal measure. All this makes it the ideal place from which to start exploring the rest of the region.

What I need to know

Hiring a car in Maidenhead is very straightforward and you can pick from several different suppliers. Here at Holiday Autos, we've got extensive experience of helping over five million customers across more than 170 countries find the right hire care, while we also offer free cancellation and no credit card fees.

Where to pick up my car

There's no single pick-up point as each car rental provider in Maidenhead will have their own offices. But the map on our site clearly points you towards companies with cars available on your chosen dates, and they're all based at convenient and accessible locations.

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Where to go

Maidenhead is a focal point of art, music, drama and dance events, so it's worth checking to see what performances and exhibitions are on when you are in town.

There's also great beauty to be found at locations such as the Savill Garden in Windsor Great Park, and of course you can have a flutter at Ascot Racecourse or the Royal Windsor Racecourse.

Nearby Maidenhead

Maidenhead is situated close to plenty of other towns that are well worth checking out. Windsor, for instance, is just seven miles up the road, as is Henley on Thames.

Reading is also easily accessible as it is only 13 miles away from Maidenhead.

Longer drives

It takes just over an hour to head down the M4 and arrive in the centre of London.

Another good destination for car hire drivers is the charming city of Oxford, the so-called City of Dreaming Spires that is a similar distance away up the M40.

Eating and drinking

Maidenhead offers all the eating and drinking options you'd want from a modern city centre, from artisan restaurants to traditional pubs and cafes.

Things to do

Attractions in the area include Legoland, one of the most popular kids' theme parks in the UK.

Visitors should also make a point of going to Windsor Castle, a stunning building that is not only one of the Queen's official residences, but also the longest-occupied palace in Europe.


One fascinating curio in the area is Ray Mill Island, an island in the River Thames that offers parkland, an aviary, a guinea pig enclosure and play area for kids.

Maidenhead is also close to Colne Valley Regional Park, as well as two designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the North Wessex Downs and the Surrey Hills.


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