The happiest place to live in the UK in 2022 has been revealed

St Ives, Cornwall
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St Ives in Cornwall is the happiest place to live in the UK, according to the annual Rightmove Happy at Home Index for 2022.

Residents of the riverside town are happier than any other area, scoring the highest for sense of community, feeling of belonging in the area, and how comfortable residents feel to be themselves.

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.