Car hire in Stockport
Car hire in Stockport
Just half an hour away from the centre of Manchester via the A6, Stockport has so much to offer without needing to travel far. With great parks, shopping and museums, once you have your hire car, you'll be able to enjoy exploring everything in this part of England. On top of this, it is ideally located to allow you to travel to other cities in the north.
What I need to know
You can choose from a few different car hire companies in and around Stockport, allowing you a good number of options when it comes to type of car. This means you'll be able to find the right vehicle at a price that suits your budget, especially when you book car hire through our site. We also provide free cancellation and around-the-clock support.
Where to pick up my car
There is no single location to go when picking up a hire car in Stockport, as each of the companies has their own office. This means you'll need to find where the pick-up point of the company you've booked with is in order to collect your car. You can do this on our site, which shows you a map view of all the companies with cars available for the dates you require them.
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Where to go
As soon as you have your car, you can start making the most of all that Stockport has to offer. Enjoy a day at Etherow Country Park - one of England's first country parks - with its beautiful lake and more than 200 species of birds and wildlife to try and spot.
You can also find out about Stockport's history by heading to the air raid shelters used by the borough during World War Two.
With Manchester so close to Stockport, it is the perfect opportunity to head to this bustling and exciting city. Enjoy the mix of historical and brand new buildings and the mix of cultures that makes Manchester so interesting. You can enjoy shopping at one of the fantastic shopping centres, drive to Old Trafford to learn about Manchester United Football Club or enjoy great food at any one of the city's brilliant restaurants.
Just over an hour from Stockport via the A57 is the city of Sheffield, which will leave you spoilt for choice when it comes to things to do. You can enjoy a wonderful collection of art at the Millennium Gallery, take in some history at the Western Park Museum or take a walk in the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.
Eating and drinking
Stockport has fast become the place to go for gastronomic delights, with the historic Market Place offering a great range of bars and eateries. You'll find great microbrews and a huge range of different cuisines to choose from. Stockport is also known for its street food, with pop-ups appearing on a regular basis.
Things to do
If you have an interest in history, Staircase House is a great attraction to visit. You can explore the history of the area from 1460 right up to World War Two in an interactive and interesting house.
For fashion history, it's the Hat Works Museum of Hatting you need to go to. For a fun family day out, a trip to Reddish Vale Farm is a fun day out and allows you to get up close to some lovely animals, as well as try out horse riding.
On sunny days, Bramall Hall is a great site to visit. The stunning 14th-century house is surrounded by beautiful gardens, picnic areas and a quaint little cafe. It is the perfect mix of history and open green space.
Home to the most power water wheel in Europe, Quarry Bank Mill is a heritage site dating back to Stockport's Industrial Revolution and is an interesting day out.
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