King's Lynn named one of the happiest place to live in Britain

King's Lynn in Norfolk ranked among happiest places to live in the UK.

King's Lynn in Norfolk has been identified as one of the happiest places to live in Britain, in a survey.

The market town 36 miles north-east of Peterborough, 44 miles north north-east of Cambridge and 44 miles west of Norwich ranked 6 in the top 10 list of an annual "happy at home" index compiled by Rightmove.

More than 17,000 people took part in the survey, which asked them how happy they are with aspects of where they live.

Factors such as community spirit, feeling safe, the friendliness of locals, theamenities and local services available and earning enough to live comfortably were taken into account.

Here are the happiest places to live in Britain, according to Rightmove: