Uncover Britain Road Trips: Houses & Gardens (Great West Way)

Guide book covers The Great West Way

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Uncover Britain Road Trips


This road trip guide has everything you need to choose a route with lots of options. As it is flexible, you have the freedom to stay a while longer, move on, and choose only the things you want to do. To purchase, select today’s date to get planning straight away!

Highlights include:

Royal Footsteps: 6 castles, palaces and Royal residences * 15 Stateley homes bursting with treasures * ‘Capability’ Brown landscapes, organic and botanic gardening * Magical features: bridges, grottoes and waterfalls * Stars of the Screen: Poldark, Secret Garden, Bridgerton, Downton Abbey and much, much more!


Over 30 pages of useful information * Options for 3-10 days touring * Up-to-date embedded links and contacts * 6 palaces & castles, 12 grand houses, 6 country parks and gardens * 35+ Royal connections * 100+ Film & TV references * 20+ attractions, experiences and days out * 10+ optional tours and activities * Non-height restricted places to park (cities) * 60+ Selected campsites & 80+ Secret Stays® * Selection of food and drink destinations * Easy to download format - print or save * English language guidebook

More about the self-drive guide:

The Great West Way® is a 500-mile route that runs from Bristol in the West to London and is based on one of the first Great Roads commissioned by the Kings of England.

This is one of Britain's best road trips, that focuses along parts of the route - covering England's finest palaces, castles, stately houses, country parks and manicured gardens.

Within this driving route, follow where Royalty past and present have walked. This includes spectacular Windsor Castle and the famed, organic gardens at Highgrove - home to H.R.H The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall.

Crammed with choices of homes to visit, many of England's finest stately homes to be found along the Great West Way® or just a short drive from the route are included.  Enjoy history and treasures galore.

Explore manicured parks and landscaped gardens by the renowned 'Capability' Brown. Enjoy magical features that were fashionable in Regency and Victorian England. 

This guide also include more than 100 film and TV references, covering every stop included. If you are a fan of seen-on-the-screen and want to scene spot from film blockbusters - this is for you!

The Film backdrops include Harry Potter, Downton Abbey, Secret Garden and Sense and Sensibility. TV backdrops include favourites like Poldark and BBC's Sherlock. These easy, quick references with embedded link to read more, will enhance your visit.

About the guide:

Whether you are an experienced motorhomer or new to campervanning this digital road trip guidebooks are for you. You can make the most of your adventure and leave no stone unturned.

Hidden gems and top tips are included which can be hard to find without local knowledge.

Be spontaneous with Secret Stays® for stopovers or choose from a fantastic range of campsites from the quirky and unusual to the larger sites with luxury facilities.

Make the most out of every second by using for planning as well as on the road when your plans change. With relevant information at your fingertips, you can save hours searching, enjoy your time on the road and take your freedom to the next level.

Looking for to hire a motorhome RV for your UK road trip? Check out the concierge hire service especially for overseas visitors with the motorhome hire service.

This road trip guidebook will help you discover the history and heritage of Great Britain, on your own self driven themed journey. The themes connect the stories behind the people, the places and the landscape. The road trip guide will help you make a deeper connection and uncover your own Britain.

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Self-drive tour (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

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