Illuminating York in 2011
Illuminating York in 2011

York named best place to live in UK

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Illuminating York in 2011

The internet search provider Bing conducted a survey in which topped the poll for the most beautiful city with 17 percent of votes, second was Bath with 12 percent.

10 percent of those questioned voted York the most beautiful city to live with Bath getting 6 percent of the vote.

City of York Council welcomes the news that York has been voted the most beautiful city in the UK and also the top city where Brits would choose to live.

Cllr James Alexander, Leader of City of York Council said:

It isn’t hard to see why York has topped both of these polls, all you have to do is take a walk around this stunning city and to see why its such a great place to visit, live, work and invest.


Top 5 Cities to move to

  1. York (10 per cent)
  2. Bath (6 per cent)
  3. Brighton and Hove (6 per cent)
  4. Edinburgh (6 per cent)
  5. Truro (5 per cent)


Top 5 most beautiful Cities

  1. York (17 per cent)
  2. Bath (12 per cent)
  3. Edinburgh (10 per cent)
  4. London (7 per cent)
  5. Oxford (5 per cent)



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