The North East is one the cheapest areas to live in the UK. But it has a lot to offer too, with the exceptional natural beauty of Northumberland and picturesque beaches. Newcastle is perhaps one of the most underrated cities in the country – a lively mix of culture, history, and extremely affordable housing. And nearby Durham is famous for its ancient streets and wold-renowned university.
Average living costs for the North East
Average cost for both was £120/annum
Commute distance & percentage of salary
36mins 14.7% of annual salary
Distance/Time from London
Newcastle upon Tyne – 283 miles, 5+hours drive, 3+hours train journey, 1hour 15min flight