The Best Places Where to Live in the UK

The UK is a fine place to make yourself a home. But where are the absolute best places where to live in the UK? You might be surprised at some of our choices but there is no doubting that these areas will allow you to live happily ever after and are very for suitable for raising kids.

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So without further ado, lets go through our recommendations for the best places where to live in the UK. The criteria is simple - the places that local residents boast about the most make the final selection!

Northumberland is a real life paradise in the Northeast of the UK and it boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the country. There are plenty of buses and trains too to link residents to nearby cities Newcastle, Sunderland and Middlesbrough. Towns such as Alnwick are charming with beautifully cobbled streets and local shops and there is plenty of snow to ensure a White Christmas. Take a look for yourself at what Northumberland has to offer at www.visitnorthumberland.com.

Surrey has long since been a mainstay on these lists of the best places to lve and it continues to harbour happy residents who seem to want for very little. You will need to be well off though to move to Surrey as property prices in the area are well above the national average. It is therefore no coincidence that many celebrities reside in and around Surrey which is within a hop skip and a jump from London. Check out www.visitsurrey.com for more information on events in the area.

Gloucestershire is one of the best places to live in the Southwest and house prices are on the cheaper end of the scale here for those looking to purchase. Schools in the area are regulars on the top performer lists and there is also a relatively low crime rate. Have no fear about getting around either with a very high functioning transport system in place. Explore what Gloucestershire has going for it at www.exploregloucestershire.co.uk.

Head to Solihull

Solihull was recently voted top of the pile among the best places where to live in the UK. Solihull was top of the pops on account of a higher life expectancy age, bountiful job prospects and a safe, clean area to raise children in. Solihull is just a 10 minute drive form Birmingham too so residents are never far from whatever they may need. You can read up on all there is to see and do in Solihull at www.visitsolihull.com.

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