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South West Industrial Estate
County Durham, England
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A county of north-east England between the Pennines and the North Sea. Durham is a county of moors and rivers, and is renowned for its fascinating heritage and magnificent scenery. Durham is situated 13 miles (21 km) to the south west of Sunderland, England. The River Wear flows north through the city, enclosing the centre on three sides to create Durham's 'peninsula'. Durham is a hilly city, claiming to be built upon the symbolic seven hills. Upon the most central and prominent position high above the Wear, Durham cathedral dominates the skyline. The steep riverbanks are densely wooded, adding to the picturesque beauty of the city. West of the city centre, another river, the River Browney, drains south to join the Wear to the south of the city.Durham won the Large Town award in the Britain in Bloom awards of 2005.
The city of Durham has a splendid cathedral, situated by the River Wear. To the west of the historic city of Durham is beautiful scenery, with stunning Pennine valleys and spectacular waterfalls. Nearby Barnard Castle is a pretty little town, well worth a visit, and littered with cobble stone roads and a market place, and overlooked by the ruins of a Norman castle. The county town of County Durham, Durham City has a total population approaching 90,000. The unparished area of Durham has a population of over 29,000 whilst the built-up area of Durham has a population exceeding 43,000.
|Practical Car & Van Rental U.K is the fourth largest rental company in the United Kingdom. We have over 150 hire locations sited throughout the U.K. in England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. Providing Car & Van hire at most major airports including Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Durham, Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, Aberdeen, Inverness, East Midlands, Exeter, Birmingham, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Leeds/Bradford and Manchester airports. |
Most rental locations will cover the local railway and coach stations so if you are arriving by train or bus we can probably meet you upon arrival. Deliveries to Hotels, Bed & Breakfast accommodation and business addresses can usually be arranged. With over 25 years experience of self drive hire and pride ourselves on delivering an outstanding service, quality vehicles and competitive rates. We have hire vehicles to suit every requirement, from 3 door economy cars through to 7.5 ton commercial vehicles. We have the Practical solution to all of your rental requirements including one way hire and Motorhome rental. Our rental locations are privately owned conveniently situated and can be contacted directly via this web site, for specific hire requests.
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