Car hire in Slough
Car hire in Slough
Slough is ideally placed to explore many parts of the south-east, making it the perfect location to hire a car. It is close to Windsor, Reading and London, so you've got plenty of options for day trips and a lot of attractions to visit, which is why hiring a car in Slough is such a good idea.
What I need to know
When hiring a car in Slough, you've got a good number of companies to choose from. This ensures you've got plenty of options in terms of car type and price. To make it easier to find the right vehicle for you, use our site, which allows you to compare deals. Booking through us also gives you free cancellation and 24/7 customer service.
Where to pick up my car
Each car hire company in Slough has their own office, which are spread out throughout the town. Our site provides a map view to allow you to see which company is closest to you.
If you are flying into the UK, you can also pick up your hire car from Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is just 15 minutes away from Slough via the A4.
“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
There is a wealth of attractions and sights to visit in Slough and the town has an interesting history that is well worth learning about. You can head to the museum to see a range of exhibitions or check out the oldest structure in Slough, the 900-year-old St Laurence's Church. On top of this, places like Legoland and Bekonscot Model Village are close by.
Just over half an hour from Slough via the M4 is the town of Reading. While it has been made famous by its yearly music festival, there is a lot more to Reading than this. There are great historic buildings to visit, such as the ruins of Reading Abbey and the stately Basildon Park. On top of this, you also have the Museum of Berkshire Aviation and Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology near by.
If you don't mind a slightly longer drive, London is just over an hour away via the M4 and A4. The capital of England has a lot to do so you'll be spoilt for choice. Whether you want to go shopping, catch a show or try some great food, London has it all and is conveniently located for a day trip from Slough.
Eating and drinking
You won't struggle to find places to eat and drink in Slough, whether you want a quick bite for lunch or a fine dining experience at dinner. There are all the usual high street cafes and chains in the town, as well as a number of great local eateries and bars that are sure to win you over.
Things to do
If you want to explore Slough and Windsor in a slightly different way, why not hop on a boat tour? There are several boat tours to choose from that will take you along the Upper Thames and allow you to enjoy a peaceful day out.
You can also drive the 22 miles to Battersea Park and Children's Zoo, which is sure to be a fun day out for the entire family.
One of the most impressive sites in this area of the country is the famous Windsor Castle. It is the largest inhabited castle in the world and is truly stunning both inside and out. Take a free tour and hit the activity trails to learn more about it. You can also spend a day at Hampton Court Palace.