The Top 10 Most Affordable Cities in the UK
Are you thinking of a change? Are you unsure what will make a good fit? Take a look at what we have to say about the most affordable cities in the UK. Check for-sale.com to see prices in these areas.
- Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Derry has more to offer than the home of The Derry Girls. Known as The Walled City for its intact ancient 17th century walls that once surrounded the city, Derry offers food, drink, nightlife, festivals all surrounded by gorgeous countryside.
Average house price: £155,917
Average annual earnings: £33,138
- Carlisle, England
Boasting its Roman heritage, Carlisle is a city of history and culture. Visit the dungeons of the 900-year-old medieval Carlisle Castle, walk along Hadrian’s Wall, or explore the stonework buildings and community events including Roman role playing festivals, guided tours and the Summer International Market.
Average house price: £163,232
Average annual earnings: £34,087
- Bradford, England
Bradford’s Wool Capital of the World status may have dipped in modern times, but it left behind some stunning architecture. Explore the Victorian and Edwardian buildings and see Little Germany amongst the elements of Bradford life that make every day interesting. The Capital of Curry offers an amazing range of food and drink establishments as well as galleries and theatres.
Average house price: £164,410
Average annual earnings: £34,219
- Stirling, Scotland
Known most for the hilltop Stirling Castle looking over the city, Stirling is home to a variety of Scottish gems, from Blair Drummond Safari to the Deanston Distillery. Take command at the Battle of Bannockburn or explore Stirling’s nightlife.
Average house price: £208,927
Average annual earnings: £38,744
- Aberdeen, Scotland
A city for students, Aberdeen has a variety of universities all with amazing architecture that comes from different styles. Enjoy the coast life and all that comes with that, including beaches and dolphins off the coast. And if you can’t see the dolphins up close, head to the Aberdeen Maritime Museum.
Average house price: £205,199
Average annual earnings: £38,016
- Glasgow, Scotland
Glasgow has something for everyone. Students can look to one of its five universities, or visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum amongst its cultural spots. Music lovers can dance their way through the nightlife or head to the SECC for a gig. Explore the red brick architecture or drive 20 minutes in any direction for a country park.
Average house price: £196,625
Average annual earnings: £36,205
- Perth, Scotland
The ‘Fair City’ of Perth is now considered Scotland’s newest city, with its drastic renovations over recent years giving way to a new wave of tourist spots and hospitality. Visit the Perth Museum and Art Gallery, Concert Hall or Theatre or the River Tay Public Art Trail for an experience you’ll never forget.
Average house price: £203,229
Average annual earnings: £36,700
- Inverness, Scotland
Surrounded by highlands, Inverness is the best of both worlds. Enjoy the city life through the workweek, then head out into the rural highlands for some historical landmarks like Culloden Battlefield and Clava Cairns.
Average house price: £191,840
Average annual earnings: £34,373
- Hull, England
Hull offers the maritime life, its riverside and coastal place on England’s map allowing for ongoing festivals, a visit to The Deep aquarium and riverside restaurants and bars to browse.
Average house price: £156,424
Average annual earnings: £27,730
- Dundee, Scotland
The print-media capital of Scotland, Dundee is the home of The Dandy and Beano. Having recently opened the V&A Dundee, the world’s only V&A museum outside London, this is a coastal city dripping with culture.
Average house price: £181,150
Average annual earnings: £31,344