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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

  • The Homes of Literary Greats

    By Helen Coppin, 13 November 2017 – 0 comments

    Britain’s literary heritage spans hundreds of years and many of Britain’s great works are known and loved the world over. Visiting the homes of and places associated with these literary greats is a highlight of many trips so here we look at a couple of the most popular houses associated with these renowned authors.

    William Wordsworth - Dove Cottage

    Dove Cottage Grasmere (c) VisitEngland/CumbriaTourism/Dave Willis On the edge of bustling

  • 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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  • Get into the Christmas spirit at the festive Winter Wonderland in London’s Hyde Park. The Wonderland is open every day

  • As the days get shorter and the temperature drops, thoughts inevitably turn to Christmas, the biggest festival in the