Discover the Best of Britain on a Short Escape

At Absolute Escapes, we believe in the power of travel and that exploring new places is essential for our well-being. Time restraints shouldn’t mean missing out on unforgettable experiences, so we’ve designed these superb itineraries which can all fit into one memorable week.

Encompassing some of the most magnificent landscapes in the British Isles, these short escapes are a superb way to grasp your spirit of adventure.

The holiday suggestions on our website are examples of the amazing trips we can offer, which are created uniquely for you by our award-winning specialists. Think of the itineraries below as inspiration for your specialised tailor-made escape. These can be customised to suit your preferences and individual requirements.

Our packages include hand-picked accommodation, a personalised information pack, and 24-hour support from our dedicated team. Discover the highlights of the UK at your own pace.

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Isle of Skye & The Outer Hebrides

From £865pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 5 Nights
  • The magical Isle of Skye and the spectacular Cuillin Mountains
  • Discover the mountains and lunar landscape of the Isle of Harris
  • The archaeological treasures of the Standing Stones of Callanish

Highlights of The Lake District

From £755pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 5 Nights
  • Explore mountain country and England’s highest peak - Scafell Pike
  • Discover charming villages and delightful market towns
  • Boat trips on England’s famous Lake Windermere

The Best of London

From £800pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 4 Nights
  • Discover historic attractions such as St Paul’s Cathedral or Westminster Abbey
  • Wander the banks of the winding River Thames
  • Eat and drink at world-class pubs, bars and restaurants

Classic Yorkshire: Whitby, York & The Dales

From £855pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 6 Nights
  • The city of York, with its fascinating Roman and Viking history
  • Walking paradise in the Yorkshire Dales
  • History and heritage, castles and steam trains

Hadrian’s Wall & Northumberland

From £850pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 6 Nights
  • Unearth ancient Roman history along the Hadrian’s Wall
  • Dramatic castles and golden beaches on the exquisite Northumberland coast
  • Wild and unspoilt scenery in the Northumberland National Park

Speyside Malt Whisky Trail

From £620pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 4 Nights
  • Tour the famous Malt Whisky Trail including Glenfiddich and Macallan distilleries
  • Dewars World of Whisky & Edradour Distillery in Pitlochry
  • Explore mountains and lochs in one of Scotland's most picturesque regions

Devon Explorer: Exmoor, Dartmoor & The Coast

From £850pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 6 Nights
  • Feel the sea breeze on some of England’s most beautiful beaches, including Woolacombe and Saunton Sands
  • Discover Exmoor National Park - famous for its rugged coastline, sweeping moors and iconic Exmoor ponies
  • Wander through magical fishing villages and historic harbour towns along Devon’s coastline

Coll & Tiree: A Hebridean Escape

From £1095pp

Self-Drive Holidays
Duration 6 Nights
  • Enjoy the tranquility of Hebridean life in one of the sunniest places in the British Isles
  • Sandy beaches and crystal clear waters - a mecca for surfers and windsurfers from around the world
  • Spot a vast array of marine wildlife and seabirds in one of the last great wildernesses in Europe