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The happiest place in Britain? 9 reasons to love Leamington Spa

Jephson gardens in Leamington Spa (Picture: Getty)

Having lived in Royal Leamington Spa my whole life, I wasn’t surprised at all when it was named ‘the happiest place in Britain’ by Rightmove a few months ago.

Leamington Spa, known as ‘Leam’ to locals, is tiny but mighty, with a regal reputation to match that of the capital.

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Street names such as Oxford Street, Regent Street and Warwick Street all make an appearance in the centre, and there’s even a car park named after Covent Garden.

No surprise really, considering Leam is sometimes… Read the full story