Car hire in Yeovil
Car Hire at Yeovil
Yeovil is the main town of South Somerset in the UK and has played a key role in the area since Roman times. The town is easy to get to and is located on the Fosse Way (A37) between Dorchester and Illchester, so for those hiring a car it is well-placed for onward journeys.
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Where to pick up my car
There are a number of car hire companies based in Yeovil and the surrounding area. Many rental firms have offices within a short distance of the town's train station. Bristol Airport (BRS) is also close to Yeovil and a number of car hire firms are based there so you can pick up keys as soon as you land.
“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 plenty to explore in Yeovil and surrounding areas, especially as Somerset boasts some of the most stunning landscapes in England . Over the years, Yeovil has developed as one of the country's leading bases for military manufacturers and the town has strong links with the air industry.
One of the highlights near to Yeovil is the Fleet Air Arm Musuem, around seven miles from the town. The attraction is home to the largest collection of naval air items in Europe. Visitors can get up close to a whole range of aircraft including bi-planes, World War II bombers and transportation aeroplanes.
### Longer drives
Further afield, the city of Bristol offers a great day trip destination with plenty of attractions for everyone. As well as high-class shopping and eating options, the south west city is home to many museums, art galleries and live music venues.
Eating and drinking
Although Yeovil is relatively small, there is still plenty of options to enjoy food and drink. As well as the standard English pubs, visitors have the choice of plenty of other cuisines, including tapas. Yeovil also has a number of nightclubs and late night bars that are perfect for those looking to party into the early hours.
Things to do
There is no shortage of things to do in Yeovil and one of the main attractions is the local country park. Made up of five different areas, the park is perfect to get back to nature and enjoy some fresh air. Highlights include formal Victoria gardens, walkways and cycle routes all great for a day trip outside during the warm summer months. In addition, the gorse in the park provides the perfect habitat for all sorts of animals and birds.
For car fans, one of the best venues to head to in Yeovil is the Haynes International Motor Museum. Located in Sparkford, which is just a short drive from the town, the museum is home to a stunning collection of the very best in automotive history.
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