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St Ives has been topped the happiest place to reside within the UK, in response to Rightmove’s Completely happy Dwelling Index 2022.
The Cornish seaside city has overtaken Hexham because the winner, having alternated with the market city for first place since 2019. Famed for its golden sandy seashores and sheltered coves, residents praised the world for its entry to inexperienced areas, neighborhood spirit and sense of belonging.
Galashiels within the Scottish Borders is second on this yr’s checklist, marking the primary time an space from Scotland has been ranked within the high three since 2016. It scored significantly excessive on pleasant and well mannered individuals, coming high on this space throughout Nice Britain.
Elsewhere, Anglesey is the happiest place to reside in Wales, whereas Richmond upon Thames is as soon as once more the happiest place to reside in London, popping out on high for the eighth yr working. Cirencester, Gloucestershire, additionally made the highest 20.
Rightmove’s annual examine was carried out amongst 21,000 individuals throughout the UK and requested individuals how they really feel about the place they reside.
“This yr’s Completely happy at Dwelling survey actually exhibits that what makes individuals completely satisfied to reside of their space is just not a lot the bodily elements of that space however extra the non-public elements, like our sense of belonging, the neighborhood and the individuals,” Tim Bannister, Rightmove’s head of property science, says.
“The previous few months have undoubtedly been troublesome for a lot of, and as we realized throughout one other troublesome interval in 2020, it’s usually once we look to our neighborhood and neighborhood for assist and happiness.”
Try the total checklist of areas under:
20 happiest locations to reside within the UK 2022
- St Ives, Cornwall
- Galashiels, Scotland
- Woodbridge, Suffolk
- Perth, Scotland
- Harrogate, Yorkshire and The Humber
- Anglesey, North Wales
- Bury St Edmunds
- Stirling, Scotland
- Cirencester, Gloucestershire
- Richmond Upon Thames, London
- Falmouth, Cornwall
- Monmouth, Wales
- Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
- Worcester, Worcestershire
- Northwich, Cheshire
- Altrincham, Trafford, Larger Manchester
- Macclesfield, Cheshire
- Newbury, Berkshire
- Llandudno, Wales
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