Why Dorset is the best place to live in the UK

We here at Silicon South make no secret of the fact we love Dorset and think everyone should live here! Recently it’s come to light that we aren’t the only ones who think so.  Here are a few articles that highlight why Dorset is a great place to live and a great place to have your business.

The Metro:

11 reasons Dorset is the best place to live in the UK

Ranging from it’s stunning natural coast line, vibrant festival locations, fantastic transport connections and the range of both big and small businesses in the region this article tells us why Dorset should be number one on your wishlist of where to live.

The Times:

30 best places to live if you’re single

For those of you with a subscription to the Times you can find the full article by clicking on the link above, but coming at at number nine here’s what they had to say about Boscombe:
“What makes it special:
An ambitious project to transform Bournemouth from retiree town to a coastal Silicon Valley (it boasts an unusual number of digital start-ups) is drawing a younger crowd. The are plenty of good clubs too. The new Coastal Activity Park, with all kinds of water-sports and a running trail, has added to the Boscombe beach area’s popularity.”

Dorset Magazine:

10 reasons to love Bournemouth

Recently voted the best UK coastal resort, with seven miles of golden beaches which play host to the annual Bournemouth Air Festival, Bournemouth is a beautiful place to spend your weekends.  There are also opportunities for surfing, some great night life and an all round excellent place to bring the kids.

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