The 8 best places to live in Yorkshire and the North East as Leeds takes top spot in Sunday Times guide

The Sunday Times has released its annual guide of the best places to live in Britain.

The 2024 guide includes 72 locations across the UK and was released online today (Friday March 15). The judges visited the locations and assessed factors from schools to transport, broadband speeds to culture, as well as access to green spaces and the health of the high street.

Leeds has been crowned the best place to live in the north and north east of England, as the Sunday Times praised the 'northern powerhouse' for its good salaries, five universities, vibrant culture and shopping scenes, and choice of places to live. Seven other locations in Yorkshire and the North East are featured in the guide.

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