Preston is named as the best city to retire in - here are some of the care homes with a Good CQC rating in the area

Preston has been ranked as the best UK city to retire in, according to a new study.

Research from Shepherds Friendly looked at the amount of retirement savings needed, property prices, monthly cost of living, happiness rates, life expectancy and number of bus routes for local travel.

Surrounded by countryside and within a close commute to the seaside, Preston came in first place with a happiness score of 7.52 out of 10, it has 165 bus routes for local travel, and an average needed retirement saving of £96,141. The average life expectancy is 78.6.

Canterbury is the worst place to retire in the UK due to the cost of living with an average monthly living cost of £965 – meaning it would cost around £178,624 to live there throughout the duration of your retirement.

We looked at some of the best rated care and nursing homes in the Preston area, as rated by

Click the pages below to see what is available.

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