The best UK alternatives to your overseas holidays – from Italy to New York | The Sun

A HOLIDAY abroad is going to cost a lot more this year, due to rising fuel costs and huge demand for flights outstripping supply.

However, there are a number of UK destinations which make you feel like you are abroad – without having to catch a plane.

ASDA Money has revealed the best UK alternatives for certain iconic holiday destinations abroad, including Italy, Spain and the United States.

Katie Walley, senior director for ASDA Money, noted that as travel returns to some kind of normality, there is “lots to be enjoyed right here in the UK”.

She added that these twinned locations will “provide some excellent holiday destinations for people to visit this year, or for inspiration in the future – whether they want to jet away or stay a little closer to home”.

Here are some of the top UK destinations to visit this year which are just like a sunny holiday abroad.


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