Whether you're sick of flying long haul or you're just feeling the pinch on your paycheck, a getaway or staycation in the UK is the perfect solution. You can experience all sorts of wild wonders right on your doorstep, and (if the weather holds) pick up some solid sun while you're at it. 36-million people visit the UK each year, and we've rounded up a few reasons why.

From secluded island escapes to epic scenery, there's plenty in the UK to keep you happy. You just have to know where to look. That's why we've rounded up the best things to do in five of the UK's biggest holiday hotspots.

There's gorgeous scenery in the Lake District, unreal experiences in the Channel Islands, superb sights in Scotland and great food out on the Norfolk coast. To find out more, all you need to do is click through the gallery above, then get booking.