Rushcliffe ranked fifth-best place to live

Published : 31st March 2015


Rushcliffe has been ranked the fifth-best rural place to live in the UK in a nationwide survey.

The Halifax Rural Areas Quality of Life Survey is an annual study that ranks places based on a variety of factors.

Health, employment, housing, crime rate, happiness of residents and even weather are all taken into account.

Rutland, which is also in the East Midlands, topped the list, with the local population enjoying high levels of health and fitness.

Rushcliffe continues to be held in high regard having been named 8th best place to live in the UK overall in a survey by Halifax in late 2014.

Top 10:

1. Rutland, East Midlands

2. Chiltern, South East

3. Uttlesford, East of England

4. South Northamptonshire, East Midlands

5. Rushcliffe, East Midlands

6. Waverley, South East

7. South Cambridgeshire, East of England

8. Mid Sussex, South East

9. Huntingdonshire, East of England

10. South Oxfordshire, South East