Car hire in Stevenage
Car hire in Stevenage
Set in the stunning county of Hertfordshire, Stevenage has plenty to offer, especially if you invest in a hire car to make getting around easier. Surrounded by beautiful English countryside and yet only an hour away from London via the A1, Stevenage is perfect whether you want to relax or enjoy a fun and busy atmosphere.
What I need to know
There are a few different car hire companies in Stevenage, ensuring you can pick the right vehicle and get a price that suits your budget. You can make it easier to find the right deal by booking your car hire through our site, which will also mean you get extra benefits like free cancellation and 24-hour customer service.
Where to pick up your car
As each of the car hire companies operating in Stevenage has their own office, where you pick up your car depends entirely on who you book with. Our site gives you a handy map view so you can see where each of the pick-up locations is. This means you can easily find the most convenient option for you.
“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
As soon as you have your hire car, you can start to explore everything that Stevenage and the surrounding area has to offer. Drive out into the countryside to see some fantastic views and take a walk in areas of astounding natural beauty. Alternatively, go to any one of the interesting historical sights the town offers so you can learn more about Stevenage.
Around half an hour away via the A505 is Luton, which is handy if you are coming from or going to Luton Airport (LTN). As well as the airport, Luton is also home to the fascinating Stockwood Discovery Centre, some stunning parks and the Hat Factory, all of which are worth visiting.
An hour and a half away from Stevenage via the M40 is the beautiful city of Oxford. Known for its university, there is a lot to do and see in Oxford, making it a great day out whatever your interests. There is a huge number of museums that you can visit, as well as gorgeous parks. Even just wandering around Oxford is a great way to explore it.
Eating and drinking
Most of the eateries in the town centre of Stevenage are national brands so you'll find many of the high street names you know. However, there are a few local takeaways, restaurants and cafes in the area, so you can sample a bit of the cuisine on offer in Stevenage.
Things to do
Fans of plays and musicals might want to grab some tickets for a show at Gordon Craig Theatre, which is a great way to spend an evening and will give you plenty to talk about.
Other things to do include exploring the Stevenage Museum or paying a visit to the Benington Lordship Gardens, which are wonderful for a walk, even if the weather isn't great.
One of the must-see places to visit while you're in Stevenage is Knebworth House. The stunning gothic country house is often used as a concert venue, but it has still retained its historic charm. You'll find beautifully ornate rooms, gorgeous gardens and children's activities to keep the whole family occupied.
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