Car hire in Motherwell
What I need to know
Several car hire firms have offices in Motherwell and surrounding areas so it is easy to organise a car rental. Remember to compare car hire before you go by visiting our site to check the latest prices from more than 1,500 companies. We also offer free cancellation and 24/7 customer support.
Where to pick up my car
The nearest airport to Motherwell is Glasgow (GLA). Around a 30-minute drive, the airport is a great location to pick up a car, with several rental companies have desks close to the arrivals terminal. In addition, there are also a number of car rental firms based within Motherwell itself.
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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.”
Where to go
Motherwell works well as a base to explore all that UK has to offer. The town is surrounded by stunning countryside - ideal for exploring and enjoying the great outdoors. Alternatively, the city of Glasgow offers everything expected in a major city.
Strathclyde Country Park can be found between Motherwell and nearby Hamilton. The delightful park features the remains of a Roman fort and bath house, as well as being home to the theme park M&Ds.
Glasgow is an ideal destination for anyone who wants to take a longer drive to explore areas away from Motherwell. The city is the second's largest city in the country and is home to a wealth attractions including museums, art galleries and historic buildings.
Eating and drinking
There are a number of options for eating and drinking in Motherwell. Visitors will have a choice of cuisines, including the option to try some traditional Scottish dishes, such as haggis and locally-sourced salmon. Of course, there is also Scottish whisky on offer throughout the region.
Things to do
Consider heading to the North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre, which also details the history of Motherwell all the way back to the Roman era. In addition, the centre has a viewing tower that offers lovely views of the surrounding Clyde Valley regions, including Ben Lomond.
One of the main buildings in Motherwell is the Cathedral Church of Our Lady of Good Aid, otherwise known as Motherwell Cathedral. There are regular performances from the Motherwell Disocesan Choir that attract larger numbers of visitors.
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