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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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  • Our favourite UNESCO sites

    By Matt Coppin, 10 September 2019 – 0 comments

    The UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites is an internationally renowned classification, which identifies places of importance to cultural or natural heritage. Earlier this year, Jodrell Bank Observatory, in rural north-west England, became Great Britain’s latest addition to the UNESCO list. We think they do a pretty good job of picking out some key sites for your self-drive trip in Great Britain! Broadly travelling from north to south, here are

  • 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!

  • On the 5th of November and the weekends either side, events take place all over Britain to commemerate the Gunpowder

  • The finale of the men's ATP tennis season sees the world's top 8 male players battle it out to be crowned champion (and

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

  • Enjoy a truly magical day out as Castle Howard is transformed for the festive season. Experience the magnificent