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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 pick of the best coastal walks in Britain

    By Helen Coppin, 13 May 2018 – 0 comments

    You could take almost any section of the 11,073 miles of Britain’s coastline (and that’s not including the islands!) and enjoy a beautiful walk along cliffs, beaches and dunes. The fantastic network of footpaths in Britain means that nearly all of the coastline is accessible to the public and can be walked in linear stretches or enjoyed as part of a circular route, taking in some countryside as well.

    Here are some of our favourite stretches

  • 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!

  • 19/6 - 23/6 Royal Ascot

    Royal Ascot is one of the highlights of the flat racing calendar. However, as well as a horse racing meeting, it is a

  • 02/7 - 15/7 Wimbledon

    The only grass court Grand Slam and, for many, the pinnacle of the tennis season, Wimbledon is a British institution.

  • Attracting thousands of visitors over a 5 day period, Henley Royal Regatta is one of the best known and most popular

  • One of Britain’s largest traditional country shows, the Great Yorkshire Show includes livestock displays, show jumping,