Want to live happy? Choose a spa town

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The particular Warwickshire town of Royal Leamington Spa has been ranked the most happy place to live in Britain, in a study which saw several spa cities make the list.

Harrogate, Royal Tunbridge Wells plus Epsom also featured in the top ten “happy at home” index published by property website, Rightmove.

Meanwhile Llandrindod Wells was considered the happiest place to live in Wales.

Spa towns have got natural springs with waters considered to have health benefits.

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Image caption The Romans knew how to live happy because they took the waters in Shower

You will find spa towns all across England plus Wales – including Cheltenham plus Bath which came in 29th plus 38th place in terms of joy rating.

Dumfries has been identified as the happiest place to reside in Scotland.

More than 17, 1000 people were asked how happy they may be with aspects of where they live.

Community spirit, feeling safe, the particular friendliness of locals, the facilities and local services available plus earning enough to live comfortably had been all taken into account.

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Image caption The Pittville Pump Room was the largest hot tub building built in Cheltenham

Rightmove said Regal Leamington Spa scored highly pertaining to friendly neighbours and a strong feeling of belonging.

Yet happiness comes with a price, with the typical asking price of a home in Leamington Spa at £ 330, 848, compared with a national average associated with £ 310, 003, according to Rightmove.

The town’s gran, Caroline Evetts, said Royal Leamington Spa “has it all” : from Regency buildings, to 3rd party boutiques.

Last year’s winner, Leigh-On-Sea, Essex, took the particular runner-up spot in this year’s study.

The top 10 happiest areas to live in Britain:

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Image caption The particular spa town of Harrogate regularly comes out as one of the happiest places to reside
  1. Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  2. Leigh-on-Sea, Essex
  3. Wirral, Merseyside and Cheshire
  4. Harrogate, Northern Yorkshire
  5. Royal Tunbridge Bore holes, Kent
  6. King’s Lynn, Norfolk
  7. Epsom, Surrey
  8. Richmond upon Thames, London
  9. Poole, Dorset
  10. Chichester, West Sussex

Source: Rightmove

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