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Car Hire Leyland

Car Hire Leyland

Car Hire Leyland

Located in the South Ribble district, Leyland is one of Lancashire’s most visited and well-loved towns. Whether you’re going on a vacation or just looking for a place to stop off on route while tackling a long road trip, Leyland is an ideal place to visit because of its location which is just a few minutes away from the M6 plus its wide range of attractions.

Leyland is well-known for its truck making heritage, so the British Commercial Vehicle Museum is an ideal place to start your exploration around the beautiful town. You can’t help but be amazed by its exquisite collection of vintage vehicles and experience a once in a lifetime opportunity to climb aboard vintage vans, retro buses and wonderful red Fire Engines. The museum also holds annual events which showcase new vehicles and experiences such as The Autumn Transport Show, The American Road Show, and The Cream of Classic Cars Special, just to name a few.

The Worden Park in Leyland offers over 150 acres of beautiful surrounding that is perfect for stretching your legs, getting some fresh air or just simply enjoying the view after a tiring tour around the town. Take some free time to relax in the park’s formal gardens, overlooked by an impressive 1892 conservatory or get lost within the famous puzzle garden.

If you want to experience the most out of Leyland, June is probably one of the best times to visit as the town holds an annual festival known as the Leyland Festival held at Worden Park. The parade, truck and car displays, dog shows, giant kite display and a lot of other entertainment and children’s activities will surely make for an exciting day out with the whole family.

British Commercial Vehicle Museum – Submerge yourself in a nostalgic environment with the sight of vintage vehicles, Saint John Paul II’s Pope mobile and a collection of pictures that tell the history of Leyland’s famous truck making heritage.

Worden Park – Enjoy a walk and get some fresh air around the park’s formal gardens or visit the magnificent conservatory that was built way back in 1892.

Closest Airport: Blackpool International Airport – 28 miles

Closest City Centre: Preston – 6 miles

Closest must see location outside of Leyland: Madame Tussauds Blackpool – 16 miles