The 10 Best Places To Live In The U.K Have Been Revealed!

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The most sought after locations to live across the country have been revealed and the results may surprise you...

The South East is the most desirable place to live, according to a new survey which saw locations such as Winchester, Oxfordshire and Hart dominate the top ten. 

Shockingly, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland were left off the list entirely while Hambleton in North Yorkshire was the only Northern area to make the cut after landing a spot at 35. 

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Data from Halifax's Quality Of Life Survey For 2015 found that the best quality of life was in the South East, after 27 out of the 50 places mentioned on the list were located in that region. 

The East of England claimed nine places in the top 50, while the West Midlands and the South West both had three places and the East Midlands had six places.

London managed to claim one spot on the list with Richmond-Upon-Thames landing a spot at 22.

Coming up trumps for it's fifth consecutive year was Hart in Hampshire, which was praised for having the best quality of life over anywhere else in the country. 

The area scored highly across a number of categories including residents’ health and life expectancy, personal well-being, employment, crime rates and weather.

Outside of the top 50, Monmouthshire in Wales was named as the district with the best quality of life - placed at 61 in the overall UK rankings. 

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In Scotland, the Orkney Islands came out top, and was ranked at 83 in the overall survey, while Mid Ulster in Northern Ireland just managed to landed a spot at 168 overall. 

Here are the full results... so you agree with them?

Local AuthorityRegion2015 Rank2014 Rank
Hart South East 1 1
South Oxfordshire South East 2 21
Chiltern South East 3 5
Winchester South East 4 3
Rutland East Midlands 5 4
Waverley South East 6 10
Mole Valley South East 7 19
Guildford South East 8 23
South Cambridgeshire East of England 9 13
Rushcliffe East Midlands 10 8
Wokingham South East 11 9
East Cambridgeshire East of England 12 39
St Albans East of England 13 12
South Northamptonshire East Midlands 14 7
Horsham South East 15 64
Mid Sussex South East 16 17
St Edmundsbury East of England 17 68
Eastleigh South East 18 53
Epsom and Ewell South East 19 48
Surrey Heath South East 20 20
Stratford-on-Avon West Midlands 21 22
Richmond upon Thames London 22 15
Uttlesford East of England 23 6
Vale of White Horse South East 24 62
Chelmsford East of England 25 25
Sevenoaks South East 26 14
Tunbridge Wells South East 27 31
South Bucks South East 28 76
Tonbridge and Malling South East 29 42
North Kesteven East Midlands 30 40
New Forest South East 31 59
Chichester South East 32 109
East Hampshire South East 33 110
West Dorset South West 34 134
Hambleton Yorkshire and The Humber 35 50
West Oxfordshire South East 36 30
East Dorset South West 37 102
North Dorset South West 38 95
Harborough East Midlands 39 57
Warwick West Midlands 40 11
West Berkshire South East 41 85
Wychavon West Midlands 42 63
Windsor and Maidenhead South East 43 26
Blaby East Midlands 44 89
Mid Suffolk East of England 45 45
South Norfolk East of England 46 78
Basingstoke and Deane South East 47 29
Wealden South East 48 43
Test Valley South East 49 82
East Hertfordshire East of England 50 28

Source: Halifax