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Wiltshire, is a beautiful county, also referred to as 'Wilts' and is located in southwest England. Centrally located between Dorset, Berkshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, and Hampshire counties, is the county of Wiltshire. This area is most famous for its large beautiful valleys and white chalk fields. With such a vast area to tour the most convenient way of doing so is with car hire. Prebook cheap car hire in Wiltshire online with us today and grab a bargain hire car for your holiday.
Wiltshire's major attractions are the 'Salisbury Plains' and 'Stonehenge' (pictured), where you can enjoy many walks, or other family activities. The city is noted for its cathedral and the locals are quaintly nicknamed as 'moonrakers'.
Wiltshire is noteworthy for its pre-Roman archaeology and its Mesolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age settlements on the hills and chalk fields. Avebury and the popular attraction of Stonehenge are the most visited Neolithic sites in the country. Wiltshire is a mostly rural landscape with, two thirds of the county lying on chalk. The area is also rich in limestone, and the areas centered between the chalk and limestone are known as the 'Clay Valleys and Dales'.
Wiltshire has an extraordinary array of tourist sites, most of which of historic importance, like the Ashcombe House, Avebury, Neolithic stone circle, Burlington, a city-sized nuclear bunker with accommodation for 4000 people and many other woods, castles, canals, manors, gardens, chapels and water parks. Additional attractions are the town's museums, theme parks, libraries and the heritage railway station. A car hire will enable you to see most of these places easily without the panic of local bus services and taxis. Visitors mostly enjoy the picturesque valleys of this county with over 20 towns and one city, along with the river Avon running through it.
The two closest airports to Wiltshire are Southampton Airport and Bristol International Airport. Car hire is available at both of these airports from leading suppliers Avis, Europcar, National, Hertz, Budget and Enterprise and Alamo. Please ensure you prebook car hire in Wiltshire in advance, whether at the airport or from a town depot. Prices are far cheaper online and there is a wider selection of cars for you to choose from.
Even though there are many modes of transport going around the numerous routes in Wiltshire, it is best to see the sites by car. The county has countless numbers of car hire companies, thus allowing each of its visitors to take in the beauty of this cheerful county.