Lancaster is a historic city which began life in 80AD as a Roman Fort, but today its better known for its bars and restaurants, as well as plenty of shops. Norman Lancaster Castle sits on top of the hill where the Romans chose to build their fort. It dates back to 1093 and is still used today as a courthouse and prison. If you would like to arrange car hire in Lancaster, please visit us at our branch at Riverside Park on Caton Road. Hiring a car in Lancaster is an excellent way to travel around the city and to explore the North of England.