If your trip to Ellon is all sorted out but your itinerary is a little on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.There’s nothing better than exploring new places. While you’re here, Haddo House and Pitmedden Garden should be among them. If you still have lots of energy and space on your travel schedule, Newburgh on Ythan Golf Club also awaits.
With some great day trip options in the surrounding area, renting a car makes good sense. Without one, it’d be much harder to explore all that Auchmithie Beach, 55 miles away, has to offer. Arbroath Abbey, Resin Art Gallery and Signal Tower Museum alone justify the drive. Located 60 miles away, Elliot Beach is another popular choice. If you swing by, make sure you check out Arbroath Abbey, Resin Art Gallery and Signal Tower Museum.
Toss a bucket in the trunk and go on an excursion to one of the area’s picturesque coastal stretches for some beachcombing fun in the sun. See how many treasures you can find dotted along the water’s edge before you cruise back to Ellon. Popular beaches to pen down are:
Balmedie Beach (9 miles away).
Aberdeen City Beach (16 miles away).
If you’re in town to attend a corporate conference, you’ll find Beach Ballroom Bathing Area located 16 miles from Ellon. During one of your breaks, head to a nearby restaurant to snatch a moment to yourself — socializing and networking can be quite exhausting.
With your very own set of wheels, Ellon is yours to discover. People journey to this city for loads of reasons, and here at CarRentals.com we have the perfect car for each of them. The top priority for big families is space (and legroom). Depending on the size of the family, that could mean anything from a full-size vehicle to a 12-passenger van. Travelers watching their budget love the great gas mileage of our smaller vehicles, such as a mini or an economy. If you’re looking to make a grand entrance in Ellon, you could even have a glimpse at our special category for a vehicle that will make any car lover go wobbly at the knees.
For some, owning a luxury vehicle is the stuff of fairy tales. But renting your dream car is easier than you think! Imagine rolling into town in a fancy convertible, even if it’s only for a day or two. Or perhaps all you want is a reliable set of wheels to get you from A to B. Extravagant or economical? Whatever you’re looking for, there’s a rental car to suit you in Ellon.
The left-hand side is where you’ll be driving in Ellon. Take note that the controls of your rental vehicle here, like the steering wheel and gearshift, will be on the opposite side of what you’re used to.
Scoring a parking space in Ellon is relatively easy. Of course, it depends on where you are and when — you may have trouble parking right in the center during peak periods.
One of the upsides of hitting the road in a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you won’t need to stress too much about rush-hour gridlock. With a population of about 10,100, you can look forward to a smooth Ellon driving experience.
In the city of Ellon, speed limits range from 20mph to 70mph. Residential areas have a maximum speed limit of 20mph unless stated otherwise.
Normally your chosen rental car company will charge the amount listed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Otherwise, they may forward your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then issue a fine straight to you.
It’s illegal to use your cell phone while you’re behind the wheel in Ellon, and you could also be fined for simply handling a phone when you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, the use of hands-free or Bluetooth functions is allowed, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
The legal BAC (blood alcohol content) limit while driving in Ellon is 0.05%. If you’ve got a big night planned, leave the car behind and organize some other way of getting home instead.
It’s prohibited to turn at a red light in Ellon. If you encounter one, enjoy a couple of mindful moments until the light changes to green.
Subject to a few exceptions, seat belts are compulsory in Aberdeenshire.