Best market towns in the UK

Best market towns in the UK

Market towns are great places to live and work. They offer a taste of the countryside, a historic centre, and still have lots of amenities on the doorstep. Here are 10 of the best in the UK. 1. Alnwick, NorthumberlandAlnwich (rhymes with ‘panic’) is best known as being the home of the castle that was the filming location for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. But this market town has a lot more to offer. It has cobbled streets, independent shops and beautiful gardens designed by the Duchess of Northumberland. • A detached home with five bedrooms can cost upwards of £1,000,000. You could find a two-bedroom end-of-terrace home for around £160,000. 2. Aberystwyth, Wales Aberystwyth is one of the premiere West Wales holiday resorts. It is home to a university with around 7,000 students, nearly 50 pubs, and a sandy beach. The famous castle was once one of the most impressive in Wales, but now it is a popular ruin to walk around. • A five-bedroom detached home could...

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