Car hire at Cheltenham
Car hire at Cheltenham
Cheltenham is a great place to visit if you want to explore the natural beauty of south-west and central England. Located on the edge of the Cotswolds, it is easily accessible using the M4 and M5 motorway and is around 80 miles from London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
What I need to know
Cheltenham is a popular town from which visitors explore the surrounding countryside. Booking a car through Holiday Autos means you will benefit from no credit card fees, free cancellation, and a comprehensive customer support service.
Where to pick up my car
Cheltenham's car rental outlets are located in the town centre, making them easy to access. Multiple big-name car hire brands are located close to Tewkesbury Road, which is one of the main routes running through the town.
“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
Hiring a car in Cheltenham will enable you to explore what is one of the most beautiful parts of England easily and comfortably. The town is on the edge of the Cotswolds, an area of natural beauty that attracts millions of visitors per year and offers walks, cycle trails and picturesque towns and villages to visit.
Cheltenham is a great base from which to visit many of England's other notable towns and cities. Oxford - famed for its university - is around 40 miles away, or around 55 miles to the south is the historic spa city of Bath. Further north is Worcester, another historic city worth a visit.
Major cities such as London and Birmingham are within easy reach from Cheltenham. A trip to the capital offers a wealth of tourist attractions, shops and restaurants to visit, while Birmingham, England's second-largest city, is famed for its network of canals.
Eating and drinking
Cheltenham is a great place to sample some of the best food and drink the UK has to offer, be it afternoon tea, fish and chips or a pint in a traditional English pub. Many of the restaurants and cafes in the town have outdoor seating areas where you can take in the atmosphere.
Things to do
If you are a fan of horseracing the town is home to the world-famous Cheltenham Festival, one of the highlights of the racing calendar. There are also plenty of theatres, art galleries and museums on offer.
In addition to the nearby Cotswolds, Cheltenham is home to Montpellier Gardens, which is surrounded by many Grade I-listed buildings. Many breweries operate in the town, which offer fascinating tours that give an insight into how beer is produced.