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Why rent a car in Maida Vale?

Maida Vale is a peaceful residential district of London known for its elegant Victorian mansion flats. One of the highlights of the area is Little Venice, a cluster of colourful houseboats on the conjunction of the Grand Union and Regent's canals and Paddington Basin. Maida Vale is also an ideal location for exploring other areas of London like Soho,Chelsea,Westminster and Kensington.

How to get to and around Maida Vale?

If you’re arriving via Heathrow Airport then it’s an 18-mile drive by rental car into Maida Vale. En route you could take a detour to visit Richmond, a picturesque town on the outskirts of London with scenic river walks and a deer-filled park.

What brands are available?

There are various rental car providers to suit your budget and preferences, including Keddy, Hertz and Europcar. If you want a truly British driving experience, you can even hire a Mini from some outlets.

Must-sees within an easy drive of Maida Vale

Maida Vale is within Westminster, home to Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, and the buzzing restaurant scene of Soho. Maida Vale is also a convenient distance from Kensington, an elegant district filled with key London attractions like the Royal Albert Hall, the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. Nearby Knightsbridge is home to Harrods, one of the world’s most famous department stores, as well as many other upmarket shops. For a family day out, you can visit London Zoo in Regent’s Park, a two-mile drive from Maida Vale.

Windsor, home to Windsor Castle (one of the queen’s official residences), is a tranquil market town a 25-mile drive away. Separated from Windsor by a short bridge is Eton, home of the famous Eton College boarding school for boys. The school offers public tours.

For a day out in the countryside, the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is a 36-mile journey from Maida Vale by rental car. The Surrey Hills have a number of long-distance walking trails and are perfect for picnicking.

Tips and tricks for driving in Maida Vale

If you’re driving into Maida Vale by hire car, remember that you’ll probably have to pay a London congestion charge during peak hours. London traffic can be busy, so give yourself plenty of time to get to your destination. If you’re visiting from abroad, remember that the UK is left-hand drive. Bear in mind that it’s illegal to use a mobile phone while driving in the UK.

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