Car hire in Mansfield
Car hire in Mansfield
Located right on the edge of a beautiful area of countryside, this charming market town is a great base for exploring the area's industrial past and learning about the legendary Nottinghamshire folk hero Robin Hood.
What I need to know
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Where to pick up my car
Several well-known and highly rated car hire companies are based at convenient locations throughout the centre of Mansfield, making picking up your vehicle totally hassle-free.
“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
After exploring the town centre and its famous market, why not head to the Vicar Water Country Park?
This 80-hectare site is home to all sorts of wildlife, from rabbits and foxes to lapwings and herons. It also offers wonderful walking trails and spectacular views of nearby Derbyshire and Lincolnshire.
Visitors looking to get the adrenaline flowing could visit Water Meadows, one of the top indoor water-based attractions in this part of the country, with pools, rides, flumes and guaranteed fun for all the family.
For a quieter day out, why not head to Clumber Park near Worksop?
This beautiful expanse of parkland, heath and woods covers more than 3,800 acres and includes a wonderful Gothic-style chapel. Maintained by the National Trust, Clumber Park is a peaceful environment teeming with beautiful views and interesting wildlife.
Car hire drivers looking to venture further afield are strongly encouraged to head to Lincoln, which is just over an hour away down the A57.
The city is famous for its medieval cathedral, but the 11th century Lincoln Castle is also a sight to behold.
Alternatively, visitors to Mansfield could head west and explore famous locations in the Peak District such as Bakewell.
Eating and drinking
Mansfield offers a wide variety of eating and drinking establishments, with all tastes and dietary requirements suitably catered for.
This part of the world is perhaps best known to foodies for producing Stilton cheese and Bramley apples, so you should make a point of trying these while you're here.
Things to do
The East Midlands is famous for its coal mining heritage and one place to learn more about it in detail is Pleasley Pit and Country Park.
Visitors can get a wonderful insight into how the mining industry operated before the mines were closed.
The location also boasts a wonderful nature reserve bursting with interesting flora and fauna, as well as a cafe where you can get refreshments.
Sherwood Forest is forever immortalised in popular culture as the home to the legendary outlaw Robin Hood. So why not retrace his footsteps by exploring the Sherwood Pines Forest Park more closely?
This stunning location offers lovely woodland walks, cycle paths and all sorts of other outdoor activities.
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