Visit London when you hire a car in England

If you are travelling to England you are destined for a whole host of wonderful activities and adventures. The largest of the nations in the UK and Ireland, it features some world-famous areas of outstanding natural beauty. During your trip to England car hire is essential to take you along the extensive motorway and trunk road network as you visit your destinations.

From national parks in the Peak District to the Cotswolds, the beautiful West Country, the South Downs, the stunning landscapes of the Lake District and the picture-perfect Northumbrian Coast, take in the gorgeous scenery, enjoy some country rambles and rural walks and savour the sights and sounds of the English countryside.

Of course, England is famous for its cities too and a trip to England would not be complete without a visit to London. Car hire in England is available from all of the major airports, so if you would like to begin your journey as soon as you land then you can take to the roads straight away.

Whether you land at London Heathrow (LHR) or London Gatwick (LGW) you can pick up your vehicle and be in the city in no time. There are hundreds of sights to see, including Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London and Nelson's Column.

Wander around the Natural History Museum, indulge your artistic side at the National Gallery or the Tate Modern and get a bird's eye view from the London Eye. There are a myriad of restaurants, bars, cafes and eateries in London, so whether you are looking for Michelin-starred cuisine or a bite to eat overlooking the Thames, you will find plenty of choices to suit every taste.

If you fancy taking the tourist trail, why not pay a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare? This picturesque town is a popular destination for lovers of the brilliant playwright, who can take a trip to his former home and enjoy taking in a play at one of the town's theatres, often featuring world-class actors.

The city of Birmingham is another firm favourite thanks to its eclectic blend of shops, architecture and contemporary culture. Known as the second city of England, its place at the heart of the country makes it accessible and easy to find. If you are flying in then you'll land at Birmingham Airport (BHX), which is just on the outskirts of the city. Take in a concerts at the National Indoor Arena, visit an exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre, wander around the shops at the Bullring and enjoy a visit to the famous jewellery quarter, which features a massive range of shops all making jewellery on the premises.

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