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Great British Escapes designs individually tailor-made UK holidays and UK self-drive tours.

Great British Escapes is a bespoke travel planning service, which specialises in arranging independent UK self-drive tours for visitors to Great Britain. All of our UK holidays are tailor-made so let us know your interests and we will use our wealth of local knowledge to create an itinerary that is perfect for you.

If you would like some inspiration or are looking for some ideas of where to go and what to do, have a look at our example itineraries and places of interest sections. Alternatively, just get in touch and we would be happy to suggest some ideas for your tailor-made UK holiday.

We have scoured the country to hand-pick fantastic accommodation, unearth the most fascinating sights and activities and track down the hidden gems for you to discover during your self-drive UK tour.

No two Great British Escapes are the same. All you need to do is let us know what you want from your self-drive UK tour and we will create a once in a lifetime experience to suit you.

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Helen's blog

  • Our top 5 places you’ve never heard of!

    By Helen Coppin, 19 March 2019 – 0 comments

    As well as hitting big name sights, we all know that some of the highlights of a trip are often the lesser known little gems that feel like a discovery! Some of these places may be well-known to the locals, but are rarely visited by overseas tourists and you certainly won’t see a tour bus in sight!

    North and South Sands, Devon

    Just minutes away from hugely busy Salcombe, the twin bays off North and South Sands sit in the sort of tiny cove that

  • We had an absolutely fantastic time on our Great British Escape! Everything was arranged perfectly from start to finish and all of our destinations were wonderful...

What not to miss!

  • One of the ‘big four’ literary festivals in Britain. Over 350 writers flock to the famous university city to discuss all

  • 07/4 - 07/4 The Boat Race

    One of the world's great sporting traditions, with Oxford and Cambridge battling for victory on the Thames. Following on

  • 17/5 - 26/5 The Bath Festival

    The Bath Festival is a 10 day multi-arts festival celebrating the city through music and literature. There will be a

  • Britain's most prestigious flower show, The Chelsea Flower Show. has been held in the grounds of the Chelsea Hospital,