Autumn is one of the best times of year to visit the English countryside. Reds, oranges, and browns mix together to create gorgeous scenery, perfect for picturesque drives through the English countryside and exploring small towns filled with culture.
Over the years Avis Prestige has been asked by countless customers where our favourite places are to visit outside of London. After extensive, yet fun, the research we have put together our favourite places to enjoy a weekend away from London. All locations are an easy drive from our West London head office.
The Four Seasons Hotel is our top pick for Hampshire. The brand Four Seasons is synonymous with luxury, and visitors to the elegant 500-acre country estate will not be disappointed. An easy hour and a half drive from Kensington, the Four Seasons Hampshire effortlessly blends heritage with updated, modern touches making it the ideal rural escape.
Hiring a Range Rover from our London location would be a great idea as it’s the perfect 4x4 to explore the English countryside in. A particular favourite weekend escape is a visit to the amazing Spa and Wellness centre. We promise you will feel restored after a busy week!
Think English stately homes, walled kitchen gardens, roaring log fires, delicious food, and stunning views – all things that can be found at any of The Pig locations. Depending on how far you are willing to travel The Pig offers multiple locations across the south of England. One of our favourites being the original, located in the heart of the New Forest, it is a picturesque two-hour drive from the centre of London.
Travel in complete comfort with the smooth driving Mercedes S560 AMG Line Coupe. Ideal for longer journeys, the S560 eats up the miles and silences the noise of the outside world; giving you a peaceful ride, you almost forget about the V8 engine under the hood.
Found in the beautiful Cotswolds, Thyme is a quintessentially British boutique hotel. Offering rooms within the hotel as well as cottages on the 150-acre Southrop Manor estate, Thyme has a ‘village within a village’ feel. There is plenty to enjoy during your stay, like expert culinary classes at the Thyme Cookery School or relaxing treatments at The Meadow Spa, all located within the estate.
Why not head out and explore the rolling hills of the Cotswold in the Jaguar F-Pace SVR. Combining exhilarating performance and exceptional luxury the F-Pace is ideal for handling those winding country lanes, meaning you can truly experience what the Cotswolds has to offer.
At Avis Prestige we have a wide range of luxury cars available to hire, giving you a great reason to go and enjoy a relaxing weekend away from the city. With a bespoke delivery service, we’ll bring your vehicle to you when suits you best, it couldn’t be easier. Hire a car and book your autumn weekend away today!