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Falmouth, Fowey and Wadebridge named among best places to live in Britain

By CG_News  |  Posted: March 14, 2014

The Red Arrows thunder over Fowey, as part of the town's Royal Regatta

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Three Cornish towns have been ranked among the best places to live in Britain.

Fowey, Falmouth and Wadebridge have been named in the list, which is compiled by the Sunday Times.

And Falmouth has even been ranked as the fourth best place to live in Britain, out of 101 towns and villages.

The paper said those selected offered the “the best quality of life to the widest number of people, and combining desirable features such as a positive community spirit, good local shops and services and attractive outdoor spaces”.

The Sunday Times’s home editor, Helen Davies, added: “The Best Places guide is dedicated to celebrating Britain’s abundance of great cities, towns and villages. We combine in-depth data with first-hand personal experience to produce an authoritative list.

“There are lots of places across Britain that are worth celebrating, and everyone has different priorities, so this year our supplements cover everything from the countryside to inner-cities.”

The south west towns that have made it onto the list:

Falmouth, Fowey, Wadebridge, Branscombe (Devon), Bruton (Somerset), Chagford (Devon), Cheltenham, Combe (Oxfordshire), Frome (Somerset), Harbourside (Bristol), Nailsworth (Gloucestershire), Sherborne (Dorset), Summertown (Oxford), Totnes (Devon), Witney (Oxfordshire)

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