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Skipton named as one of the UK’s happiest places

It’s official: Skipton has once again been named as one of the happiest places to live in the UK! According to a survey carried out by Rightmove, Skipton has been ranked as number 4 in the Top 10 happiest places to live in the UK, with Hexham in the number one spot, Harrogate at number 2 and Richmond-upon-Thames at number 3.

Rightmove’s survey covered community spirit, whether residents felt safe, earned enough to live comfortably and whether the locals are friendly and polite. In addition, respondents were also asked questions about local amenities such as schools, shops, arts, culture, green spaces and sports facilities.

As regular readers of our blog will know, we’re incredibly proud of our location in Skipton and love nothing more than welcoming visitors to our fantastic town! Situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, surrounding by stunning countryside and boasting a fantastic range of shops, cafes pubs and restaurants, we’d definitely agree that Skipton really is a great place to live!

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