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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

  • 48 hours in... London!

    By Helen Coppin, 08 February 2018 – 0 comments

    One of the world’s most well-known and fascinating cities, you could spend weeks in London and still only scratch the surface, but if you follow our tips, you can still get a really good feel for the city if your time is limited.

    In just 48 hours you can visit several of the well-known highlights, but make sure to take some time off from box-ticking to wander through the busy, cosmopolitan streets, to soak up the atmosphere and get a feel for

  • 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!

  • A celebration of all things beer, the National Winter Ales Festival 2018 will showcase over 300 British real ales,

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

  • 24/3 - 24/3 The Boat Race

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

  • 11/5 - 27/5 The Bath Festival

    The Bath Festival returns for its second year in 2018. It is a 17 day multi-arts festival celebrating the city through