Car rental in Great Britain
Travel around the UK by car. Otherwise, you will miss it all!Great Britain is one of the few countries worth visiting if only for the sake of saying: ‘I have been here’. After all, if you have not seen England - you will not be able to understand and appreciate the path taken by the countries whose foremother it is. And this is half of the world: dozens of nationalities and hundreds of territories scattered all over the planet.
In the UK, you can rent a car at every step. The most popular car rental stations are located in the airports in Belfast, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Sheffield, Liverpool, Newcastle, London Heathrow, and London Gatwick. In London, you can also rent a car at the Waterloo, Paddington, Charring Cross, and other stations.
Routes and attractionsThe United Kingdom consists of England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. This is how you can plan the route of your trip to see as much as possible.
EnglandWhen you start your trip around the island from England - a car trip, of course - you run the risk of staying here. England has a very wide and rich choice of attractions of any type, from architecture to gastronomy.
But first of all you should spend a couple of hours on the Tower of London. Not only because it's been a symbol of England for almost a thousand years now. It is a symbol of the English spirit, which has always been inclined to inviolability, stability, and rationalism.
The Tower Bridge is almost the same but a more advertised attraction. Cross it and do not forget to buy a magnet with a picture of the famous towers.
Further on, you have dozens of options: Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, the Beatles museum, Madame Tussauds and the Sherlock Holmes museum, Oxford Street and Piccadilly.
Try roast beef, cucumber sandwich, and Yorkshire pudding, drink it all with a porter, and a visit to England can be viewed as a successful one.
Northern England offers you an opportunity to enjoy magnificent scenery - wild moorlands, stunning lakes, and architectural monuments. The region is famous for the cities of Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, and York.
ScotlandIn Scotland everything which is not occupied by dull cliffs and mysterious lakes is a tourist attraction. It is a country of thousands castles, each of which has its own history, and whiskey, which makes listening to ancient legends especially pleasant.
Even if you chose a short trip between Edinburgh and Glasgow, you will be impressed. It is here that the most interesting sights are located: the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official residence of Her Majesty in Scotland, the Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, Glasgow City Chambers (mayor’s office), Provand's Lordship and the Palace of Kelvingrove in Glasgow, and, finally, the Scottish Whiskey Heritage Center. As a special treat - the Edinburgh zoo and the famous yacht "Britannia", standing here in the port.
Northern IrelandIn order to get to Ireland by car, you will have to return to Liverpool. There is a ferry which goes from here to Dublin. Only 8 hours and you're there.
Although only a part of Ulster with its capital city Belfast is a part of the United Kingdom, a travelers may not pay attention to this fact and will fully enjoy their stay in Ireland, paying tribute to both the amazing architecture of the ancient castles and the variety of national cuisine. In particular, haggis with the ‘Guinness’.