These 10 UK cities have been named the quietest in the UK

Have you ever wondered if the city you live in is viewed as a quiet place or a noisy neighbourhood? (Photo: Shutterstock)

Have you ever wondered if the city you live in is viewed as a quiet place or a noisy neighbourhood?

Well, all has now been revealed in a new study from Carpetright.

External noise

Carpetright analysed more than 500,000 reviews on Booking.com, in order to discover the loudest and the quietest cities based on the proportion of ‘loud’ or ‘quiet’ mentions about the 'external noise'.

Which was the quietest city?

The quietest city in both the East of England and the UK overall was Peterborough, with 68.9 per cent of the reviews mentioning that it was "nice and quiet".

Other cities in the East of England ranking for quietest places include Luton, Cambridge, St Albans, Ely, Ipswich, Chelmsford and Norwich.

However, other cities in the UK overall were also ranked as being quiet.

The quietest cities in the UK

Only 31 per cent of the cities in the UK were considered quiet, based on the reviews from people who stayed there.

These are the top 10 quietest cities:

Peterborough - 68.9 per cent of quiet reviewsBournemouth - 68.3 per cent of quiet reviewsDundee - 64.2 per cent of quiet reviewsHuddersfield - 63.3 per cent of quiet reviewsLeeds - 62.6 per cent of quiet reviewsSwansea - 62.5 per cent of quiet reviewsCardiff - 62.3 per cent of quiet reviewsManchester - 61.6 per cent of quiet reviewsLiverpool - 60.8 per cent of quiet reviewsBath - 58.3 per cent

This article was originally published on our sister site, Peterborough Telegraph.