Over the last year, the events that have taken place have left many people unable to travel abroad for a holiday like they ordinarily would do at least a few times a year. Under such circumstances, it can be easy to feel more than a little stir crazy and eager to get out and about to experience something new and exciting.

That being said, going abroad isn’t the only way to accomplish this goal. In fact, there are a variety of locations across the UK that can serve as the perfect setting for your ultimate getaway this year. Furthermore, there is a certain degree of satisfaction that can come with the ability to experience something new in your own country.

With that in mind, here are four amazing UK destinations that you can visit this year to help you shake off the cobwebs and enjoy a bit of travel once again.

1. The Isle of Wight

When it comes to a location that has everything to offer, from amazing views to a rich history, look no further than the Isle of Wight. Located just off the south coast of England, this island boasts prehistoric adventures as well as incredible views. Visit any of the charming seaside promenades or walk along the sandy beaches while you breathe in the fresh sea air. With no shortage of things to do on the Isle of Wight, you will wonder why you never thought to visit there before.

2. Yorkshire

If you have a desire to see some truly beautiful and natural English countryside, then Yorkshire should be on your list of destinations to visit this year. With manor houses and estates that date back to times gone by, you can take in some truly fascinating history. Furthermore, the views of the landscapes are enough to take your breath away.

This is also a location that isn’t without its luxurious comforts to enjoy. There are a number of stunning places to stay and several Michelin star restaurants that will make you feel as though you are dining like royalty.

3. The Lake District

Fans of the author Jane Austen will have undoubtedly wondered what it was about the Lake District that enticed the character of Elizabeth Bennet to that part of the country for her own holiday. Upon closer inspection, travellers find a region filled with incomparable landscape and views that are not to be missed. You will find yourself captivated by the lakes, hills, and charming woodlands that make up this protected piece of land.

4. The Cotswolds

The region known as the Cotswolds has long been known about the country for being the place to go if you want to experience quintessential country life in England. The characteristic Cotswold stone fences are one of the first indications that you have arrived in this quiet and charming part of the country. Wander through any number of well-preserved villages to feel as though you have stepped into another point in time altogether.