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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

  • Heritage Passes

    By Helen Coppin, 21 February 2020 – 0 comments

    We often get asked questions about this so we thought we’d make our latest blog post a quick summary of the heritage passes that we think are the most useful on a trip to the UK!

    We are very lucky to have such a vast number of historic and cultural sites to visit but, as they are often managed by different organisations, it is difficult to get a pass that covers everywhere you are likely to stop. That said, some passes can work out to be really

  • 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...

CV19 - Great British Escapes is open for business!

While current restrictions on movement mean it is difficult to take a holiday at the moment, do get in touch to discuss our trips and start to organise something to look forward to when things begin to return to normal!

What not to miss!

  • 29/6 - 13/7 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,

  • The city of Edinburgh is overtaken by festivals during the month of August. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (or just ‘the