With such a clear distinction between the glamour and glitz of the major cities and the peace of the country towns, Great Britain is a sure place to put on your bucket list. It's a delight to drive through rolling hills of forests and farms, untouched countryside and pass through quaint stone villages. Whether you go for the scenery, to relax, or for a fun packed trip, the U.K has got you covered!
Recommended Self-Drive Routes in Great Britain
Cornwall trip - Penzance loop
With greener-than-green countryside dotted with old Celtic ruins and steep cliffs that cascade into the Atlantic, Cornwall in a place of natural beautify and rich history. Drive along small winding roads overlooking beautiful countryside, visit whitewashed seaside villages and picturesque castles and ruins.
Heart of the matter - Central England
If you want an action packed holiday this is the trip for you. Head north from Leicester along the pretty A607 and enjoy dancing scenery and wild countryside. Along the route you can take time to have some wet and wild fun in the rapids in Holme Pierrepoint and experience life in the fast lane in a motor sport circuit near castle Donnington.
Lake District - Newcastle loop
Epic hills and valleys, accompanied by cute stone cottages on the banks of picturesque lakes, the Lake District is sure to impress. Unwind as you drive past lush moorlands, green hillsides and ancient villages. The route brings you down by the lakes edge and varies to show you the striking grey asphalt weaving through the green countryside.
The Chunnel (aka Channel Tunnel) is a tunnel under the English Channel linking the UK and France. Regular trains run carrying passengers, cars, motorbikes and coaches. Cars can not be driven individually through the Chunnel but must be transported on one of the 2 types of trains running ie. Eurostar and Eurotunnel trains.
You can find out more about The Chunnel here.
Benefits of choosing Peugeot car leasing over car hire
Leasing allows you to discover Europe at your own pace, often for lower than the cost of car rental and is ideal for self-drive holidays of 21 to 175 days.
- Drive a brand new car
- Comes with a full factory warranty
- Leasing comes inclusive of insurance with no excess and no hidden extras
- Tax free, competitive leasing prices and economical to drive
- The extensive insurance permits you to drive through over 41 European countries hassle-free
- Collect and return at 28 convenient locations throughout Europe (additional fees may apply)