BRITAIN'S FULL OF HAPPINESS! Smile Britain Has Collected Together All the Latest Research to Create a Map That Exclusively Reveals Five of the Nation's Happiest Places to Live

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Despite the current tough economic times there are still plenty of reasons to smile. This fact holds true wherever you live in Britain, but according to research there are a few locations that can claim to lead the nation when it comes to good cheer.

Despite the current tough economic times there are still plenty of reasons to smile. This fact holds true wherever you live in Britain, but according to research there are a few locations that can claim to lead the nation when it comes to good cheer.

Because everyone has their own idea of bliss, researchers often disagree on what makes a place perfect to live in, however a few common factors are seen to boost happiness: these include strong community spirit, plenty of green spaces and good health.

Because everyone has their own idea of bliss, researchers often disagree on what makes a place perfect to live in, however a few common factors are seen to boost happiness: these include strong community spirit, plenty of green spaces and good health.

We've collected together some of the most recent findings to locate five of the UK's happiness hotspots... We've collected together some of the most recent findings to locate five of the UK's happiness hotspots... HOT?SPOT 3 ? POWYS, WALES Blessed with some of the UK's most beautiful scenery, the county of Powys stretches from the Brecons in the south to the borders of Snowdonia in the north. According to a study by the Royal Geographical Society, inhabitants of Powys are happier than any other Britons. Perhaps this is helped by the fact that this Welsh wonder zone is one of the UK's least densely-populated counties and has no cities or motorways!

HOT?SPOT 3 ? POWYS, WALES Blessed with some of the UK's most beautiful scenery, the county of Powys stretches from the Brecons in the south to the borders of Snowdonia in the north. According to a study by the Royal Geographical Society, inhabitants of Powys are happier than any other Britons. Perhaps this is helped by the fact that this Welsh wonder zone is one of the UK's least densely-populated counties and has no cities or motorways!

Smile, Britain!

Smile, Britain!

5 reasons it's good to live.. 5 reasons it's good to live anywhere in the UK 1) People in England enjoy better health than Americans across all ages according to a big new study by US researchers 2) Some 30 million overseas tourists visit Britain every year making it one of the world's most popular holiday destinations - and we get to enjoy all its attractions without a long flight! 3) Britain has an impressive 25 Unesco World Heritage sites, including areas 1) People in England enjoy better health than Americans across all ages according to a big new study by US researchers 2) Some 30 million overseas tourists visit Britain every year making it one of the world's most popular holiday destinations - and we get to enjoy all its attractions without a long flight! 3) Britain has an impressive 25 Unesco World Heritage sites, including areas of natural beauty like the stunning Dorset coast and historical gems like the Tower of London 4) The food's not bad these days - world famous French chef Joel Robuchon recently described London as "very possibly the gastronomic capital of the world" 5) It's now less than 500 days until London (and all of Britain) host the Olympic Games!

of natural beauty like the stunning Dorset coast and historical gems like the Tower of London 4) The food's not bad these days - world famous French chef Joel Robuchon recently described London as "very possibly the gastronomic capital of the world" 5) It's now less than 500 days until London (and all of Britain) host the Olympic Games!

HOT.SPOT 5 HOT?SPOT 5 ? ABERDEEN The cold weather in this Scottish city does little to dampen the spirit of the people who live there, according to a recent . ABERDEEN The cold weather in this Scottish city does little to dampen the spirit of the people who live there, according to a recent YouGov poll, in which it was elected the happiest city in Britain. …