Travel company Ultimate Driving Tours created an epic getaway called ‘The Best of Britain’ that puts you in the driver’s seat of a Ferrari 488 GTB for a power-packed experience of luxury and adventure in the UK. By Bunny Punia
This company creates luxe, self-driving motoring tours for travellers who like to choose their vehicle from a fleet of super cars. The Best of Britain tour is the most lavish, we think, and includes luxe stays, stops for exceptional dining, and a VIP trip to one of the most legendary car shows on the planet. Here’s a glimpse of the itinerary.
Arrive in London and check in to the five-star ME London before heading out for the quirky Classic Mini Chase, an Italian Job-inspired tour that allows you to explore London in an iconic Mini Cooper. The evening is spent enjoying drinks and dinner at the French restaurant L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon
London to Horsham
The next day, you set out in a chauffeur-driven luxury car to Horsham and make your way to South Lodge, the sprawling 19th-century estate that’s your abode through the weekend. The small town of Horsham is within easy distance to the mecca of motoring, the Goodwood Festive of Speed . This three-day event features glamorous cars and thrilling competitive races of the two- and four-wheels variety.
This three-day event features glamourous cars and thrilling competitive races of the two- and four-wheels variety. Specially reserved slots means you have a front seat to all the action. Lap up the luxury of private VIP transfers from your hotel to the festival in a helicopter. No waiting in a queue for you!
Horsham- LLyswen- Anglesey- Bath- London
Head out on some of the country’s most scenic motoring roads in a supercar of your choice.The views of the British and Welsh countryside, with sparse traffic, make these three days of driving seem like a trip through paradise. At each stop, you spend the night at premier luxury properties: the Edwardian-styled country house of Llangoed Hall in Llyswen; the Frenchstyle Chateau Rhianfa in Anglesey; and the idyllic, 14th century gem Manor House in Bath. Enjoy a well-deserved leisurely breakfast before heading back to London in a chauffeur-driven luxury car.