Best places to live in West Midlands 2024: 14 towns & villages that are best according to research - including near Birmingham

These are the best places to live in the West Midlands, according to Garrington Property Finders

Several towns near Birmingham have been named in the West Midlands comprehensive rankings of the best places to live in the county, based on research on by independent buying agency, Garrington Property Finders.

The analysis included a total of 1,429 locations and the company said that many of the most desirable places to live in England and Wales became better value last year as property prices fell.

Judges rank the cities, neighbourhoods, towns and villages in 'Best Places to Live in England and Wales 2024' across five criteria: natural beauty, wellbeing, employment, connectivity, and value for money. In England and Wales, Twyford in Berkshire came out on top as the best place to live. St Albans (Hertfordshire) and Epsom (Surrey) made the top three, with New Mills in Derbyshire and Bowden in Greater Manchester completing the top 5.

We've taken a look at the West Midlands section to find out where the best places are to live in the region. You can view the full interactive map of the West Midlands section to see where your area ranks, here.

Here are the top 14 best places to live in the region according to the research - including many near Birmingham

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