Daily Car Hire Rates in Yeovil
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Yeovil Car Hire - Did You Know?
- Remains from Palaeolithic times have been found around Yeovil but it didn’t start developing until a Roman road was built passing through the settlement.
- It was mentioned in the Domesday Book as the settlement of Givle
- Yeovil was an important centre in the aerospace industry and as such was bombed heavily in the Second World War
- Prior to that from the early 19th century it was the centre of Britain’s glove making industry
- Yeovil also has the dubious honour of being the first town to introduce fingerprint scanning in its nightclubs and to ban ‘heelies’
Yeovil Mini Guide
What can you Tell me About Yeovil?
It’s a medium sized town, the second biggest in Somerset, and dates back to Palaeolithic times. It came to prominence in Roman times being located on a Roman road and then grew with farming, glove making and aerospace manufacturing. Today it is a quiet market town with plans to regenerate the run down parts of the town.
How do I get to Yeovil?
You can reach Yeovil most easily from Bristol Airport or Exeter Airport
, both of which have a limited range of international flights. You can hire a car from Bristol Airport
or Exeter or take the train from either location to get to Yeovil. A taxi will take you if you pre-book from the airports however they are likely to prove very expensive as is at least an hour's drive from either.
What can I see or do in and Around Yeovil?
There’s not too much to do but for a restful break, Yeovil is hard to beat. You can visit the Railway Museum where you’ll find out about Yeovil’s two railway lines that cross but don’t link. There are a number of traditional cider producers in the region and you can tour the orchards to try ‘scrumpy’. Yeovilton’s Fleet Air Arm Museum is within half an hour where you can see one of the original Concordes in its full glory. Elsewhere, Glastonbury and its religious heritage is within easy reach whilst Wells, Taunton
and Bristol are also close by.
Latest Update from Yeovil:
- On the 23rd of June, get a taste of the traditional at Evershot, Dorset's highest village, as they host their country fair. With demonstrations from master craftsmen in thatching, stonemasonry, weaving and more, you'll have a great afternoon!