Cheap Car Rental in London Stansted
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We specialise in cheap car hire deals from Stansted Airport in Essex, UK.
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Stansted Airport Information
Among London's five international Airports the third largest after the well known Heathrow and Gatwick Airports is the London Stansted Airport, STN. Perhaps not as big as London's number one and two, Stansted still hosted an impressive 20 million passengers in 2009.
Located 48 km north-east of central London in the local government district of Uttlesford in Essex at Stansted Mountfitchet, it is a hub for a number of major European low-cost carriers. Go for a cheap rental car London, England and keep costs low along with your low-cost flight into Stansted. The airport handles regular flights to main points like Amsterdam, Mallorca, Prague, Copenhagen, Nice, Geneva, to mention a few.
Stansted's terminal features a "floating" roof, supported by a space frame of inverted pyramid roof trusses, creating the impression of a swan in flight. It is the newest passenger airport in London which is why it is more modern overall. It features a more logical layout, absent from many other UK airports. Connected to Northeast London and Cambridge by the M11 motor way, get around easy by London Airport car hire.
What to do in the city
Hedingham Castle in Essex
With its tall straight lines this Norman motte and bailey castle is a treasured example of its era. Built in the late 11th century, the stone keep survives and is in a very good state of preservation to this day and is open to the public. It stands about 35 m high and commands the countryside around it.
Among the castle's four floors it features a magnificent Banqueting Hall spanned by a remarkable 28 foot arch, one of the largest Norman arches in England. The castle grounds is host to Jousting Tournaments and Weddings. It overlooks beautiful wooded grounds, parkland and gardens. Make it your first scenic drive through Essex by car hire London Airport.
Colne Valley Railway
This mile-long heritage railway is a delightful way to spend a day or come for dinner.. Based at the Castle Hedingham Station near Halstead in Essex, it features a fully reconstructed station, signal box, and railway yard. It is home to three ex-mainline steam locomotives and holds Pullman dining services.
Once a part of the Colne Valley and Halstead RAilway, it was closed on December 30, 1961 when passenger traffic ceased. The land was purchased in 1973, and the preservation society has since evolved into a major tourist attraction, amassing one of the largest collection of rolling stock in the area.
This is a fun stop for the kiddies, as it features a "Day Out With Thomas", as well as children's books about Colin, the colne Valley bear drawn by the Railway volunteers. The dining trains offer Murder Mystery Evenings or Sunday Lunches for adults. Stop off in your London, England car hire and enjoy a train ride.
Sir John Betjeman once said that "the Pier is Southend, Southend is the Pier". Visit this major landmark in Southend-on-Sea. Reaching out into the Thames Estuary it is the longest pleasure pier in the world, extending 2.158 km!
At the time of its creation in the early 19th century it was thought that spending time by the sea was good for one's health and many Londoners would come to Southend for this reason. Originally constructed of wood, the pier was replaced with a new iron pier in 1877.
The pier was extensively redeveloped in 2000 to add a new sun deck and lifeboat station. It also houses a museum and giftshop relating to the history of the FNLI lifeboats. In 2003 the pier was redeveloped slightly and raised to enable taller vehicles to pass under it, and a visitor center was added. So take your car hire London, England on to Southend-on-Sea and visit the pier - for your health!
Stansted Airport Car Hire Rates Include
- Collision damage waiver
- Theft protection
- Third party liability insurance
- Tax (VAT)
- Unlimited mileage and location/airport fees.