Southampton - Car Hire

Rent a car to take you to Southampton city centre and walk along the QE2 (named after the Queen Elizabeth 2 cruise ship) Mile. The QE2 is a pedestrian walkway through the city's historic old town and cultural quarter. This walk connects Southampton's Cenotaph(war memorial), with a memorial to the Titanic (a famous liner that sank in nineteen twelve on it's maiden voyage from Southampton to New York).

Southampton is located in the county of Hampshire on the Southern coast of England. It is a fast growing city and is in the top thirty largest cities in the UK. With two Universities, the University of Southampton and the Solent University, which means the student population is very large.

For a city, the centre is relatively small and easy to get around by foot. Many of the main streets are pedestrianised which makes it easier for walkers getting around the city. There are many pay and display car parks in the city centre, with some free car parks (up to two hours) as well. Further out of town there is some free street parking. For football supporters, there is ticket holders park and ride service for Southampton football club