5. Perth, Scotland
Perth bags the top spot in Scotland, and according to the study, also boasts one of the strongest community spirits.
6. Kendal, North West
Just missing out on a spot in the top five list is Kendal, in the North West. According to the study, 56 per cent of people who plan on buying or renting a place in the next 12 months claim they now put greater importance on access to nature and green spaces when it comes to deciding where they want to live.
7. Stratford-upon-Avon, West Midlands
In seventh place is Stratford-upon-Avon, in the West Midlands. The study found that access to green spaces made people more appreciative of where they live.
8. Dorchester, South West
Next is Dorchester, in the South West. According to the study, 36 per cent of people said they now like their area more after experiencing lockdown, 46 per cent said there’s been no change in how they feel, and only 18 per cent said they now like their area less.