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Where would you imagine the best places to live in the United Kingdom are?

The most popular places to live in the United Kingdom according to The Sunday Times in 2021.

Here are our five choices from the list

1. Stroud, Gloucester

Stroud is a market town and civil parish in the center of Gloucestershire, England. Only an hour and a half from London by train, Stroud is bursting with character and has something for everyone. Farmer's markets, boutique coffee shops, and an alternative edge will draw anyone to Stroud.



2. Teddington, London

Teddington is a suburb in south-west London in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Teddington is on a long meander of the Thames between Hampton Wick and Strawberry Hill, Twickenham. Mostly residential, it stretches from the river to Bushy Park with a long high street of shops, restaurants and pubs.

3. Stamford, Lincolnshire

Stamford is a town in the South Kesteven District in Lincolnshire, England. Packed with history, Stamford is best known for its historical buildings. Several churches and historically relevant structures can be found in Stamford, and the town is regularly used as a filming location. Stamford was voted as the best place to live in the UK in 2013.



4. Usk, Monmouthshire

Usk is both a town and a community in Monmouthshire, Wales, 10 miles northeast of Newport. It is located on the River Usk, which is spanned by an arched stone bridge at the western entrance to the town. Usk Castle, above the town, overlooks the ancient crossing point. Usk is as picturesque as it gets.

North Berwick, East Lothian

North Berwick is a seaside town and former royal burgh in East Lothian, Scotland. It's home to an eclectic mix of shops, cafes, and bars, not to mention world-renowned golf courses. Just a 30-minute train journey from Edinburgh, North Berwick offers striking views out to the Firth of Forth and the Bass Rock, the world’s largest northern gannet colony. Indeed the bird takes its Latin name, Sula Bassana, from the island.