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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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  • Scenic Railways in Britain

    By Helen Coppin, 05 May 2017 – 0 comments

    Whether as a means of getting from A to B or just as a fun day out, a rail journey is a relaxing way to travel and Britain is home to some of the most scenic in the world.

    Although much of our rail network was famously closed down by Dr Beeching in the 1960s, the tireless work of many volunteers and campaigners means that lots of fantastic stretches remain or are being reopened, either as part of the main network or as independent tourist

  • 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...

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