Classic Car Hire in Yorkshire and the North

We have the widest range of stunning self drive classic cars and modern classic sports cars for hire in the north of England from one of two Yorkshire bases, Keighley near Skipton, and Meanwood in North Leeds. We also have a third site in Northwich, Cheshire.

Both Yorkshire bases are ideally placed for touring the nearby Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District, North York Moors or Yorkshire Coast. The Cheshire site is within easy driving distance of the Peak District or North Wales.

For a lasting classic car experience treat yourself or a loved one to a full day out, or hire one of our cars for short breaks, weddings and honeymoons.

Hire a Classic Car in Yorkshire


At Classic Car Hire North we try to provide classic rental cars for every taste with iconic, luxury, prestige and performance cars from the 1960s right through to the 1990s and 2000s. We have a range of British, German and American classic and sports cars to hire.

If you want to hire an American Muscle Car we have a fully restored, gleaming black Ford Mustang Fastback with an awesome deep exhaust growl. Or a 1975 Corvette Stingray hire car in Ferrari Daytona yellow. And new for 2017 is a stunning red Ford Mustang convertible with a white interior and power hood.

Our Regal Red Morgan 4/4 hire car is a great choice for touring the Yorkshire Dales. We also have a sunset yellow Morgan four seater in Cheshire, close to the Derbyshire Peak District. Experience vintage style open topped motoring at its best, or enjoy the thrill of driving a truly legendary classic sports car by hiring one of our two AC Cobra replicas.

For Jaguar hire in Yorkshire we have the largest choice of classic Jaguars. There are six beautiful ‘Big Cats’ on the fleet. A red E-Type Coupe, a red E-Type Roadster, a dark green MK2 Jaguar, a Jaguar XK8 convertible and a Jaguar XJS convertible. We also have a Jaguar XKSS for film and photoshoots only.

If you favour a more relaxed pace we have a vintage classic VW Beetle convertible a Morris Minor Traveller and a Morris Minor Convertible for hire. Or if you fancy something decadent, a luxury Rolls Royce hire car.

Modern Classic Sports Car Hire

You might prefer something more modern. Our modern classic sports cars for hire in Yorkshire include a silver grey Porsche 911 Cabriolet with black leather interior, a rare Azure blue Lotus Esprit S4S with incredible handling, and a sporty white BMW Z3 Roadster.

Alternatively, we have classic luxury touring cars for hire; a beautiful silver Aston Martin DB7 – a rare one with a 5 speed manual gearbox, a fabulous gold coloured Jaguar XK8 convertible with a luxury cream leather interior or an elegant red Jaguar XJS convertible with magnolia leather interior.

Our classic cars make your occasion extra special. Drive the car you’ve always dreamed of owning, or make someone’s dream come true – surprise them with a great day out in one of our head turning cars. Hiring a classic car makes a fabulous and memorable gift. Rent them for:-

  • Great days out, short breaks and holidays
  • Surprise gifts (vouchers available)
  • Try before you buy
  • Weddings, honeymoons or Proms
  • Photoshoots, filming and corporate events

Our cars are available for weddings and honeymoons. Whether you want a quirky wedding car, a prestigious car, or a head turning groom’s car – we offer you something different for your wedding car choice.

Stand out from the crowd by hiring a unique wedding car. Because you get the car for the day (or longer) there’ll be no shortage of opportunities to have wonderful photographs taken with the car.

Classic Car Hire North is located close to some of the most spectacular countryside in the UK, offering the opportunity for memorable days out and short breaks in Yorkshire, the Lake District, the Peak District or North Wales.

We provide ideas of where to go, what to see and routes to drive on your day out or weekend driving a classic car. We can even provide a picnic hamper packed with a generous amount of local Yorkshire produce, to add to your classic car experience.

Imagine touring the beautiful county of Yorkshire or Cheshire in one our classic cars with the roof down. Classic Car Hire North can offer you the perfect starting point for driving a sports car around a wide range of countryside from the picturesque and tranquil to the wild and rugged. Our bases in Keighley, West Yorkshire, and in North Leeds are ideally placed for a day out or a weekend touring beautiful Pennine hill country. We are also only a stone’s throw away from Skipton (the gateway to the Dales), and Otley, and the outstanding scenery of the Yorkshire Dales in North Yorkshire. The Peak District and North Wales coast are near our Cheshire base.

Majestic stately homes and gardens, historic castles, small towns with a rich heritage and picture postcard villages are all on offer within a day’s drive. For details of some beautiful drives around the dales including the ‘Top 10 Dales Roads’ have a look at the ‘Drive The Dales’ website.

Visit stylish York and Harrogate, or the internationally famous Brontë Country, with its mystical landscapes which inspired the literary creativity of Charlotte, Emily and Anne Bronte. If you have more time and want to drive your classic hire car further afield there’s the Lake District to the northwest, the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors and Yorkshire Coast to the northeast and the Peak District to the south.

Nearby country towns include Otley (birthplace of Thomas Chippendale), Ilkley (a genteel spa town), Haworth (home of the Brontes), and the market towns of Skipton and Knaresborough. ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ viewers will recognise Holmfirth, whose moors climb on up into the Peak District National Park.