The best places to retire in the UK

If you’re tired of the rat race, you may be thinking of moving to somewhere more peaceful when you draw your pension. We look at some of the top choices for retirees in the UK

Every two years, insurer Prudential compiles a Quality of Retirement Index, based on seven categories: proportion of resident pensioners; disability-free life expectancy; healthcare; crime; number of pensioners arriving; pension income, and weather. While those won’t be everyone’s sole priorities, they are a decent guide to what makes a desirable spot for settling down. Here are five regions that score highly.