THE Lake District has been named among the most popular destinations for relocation.

According to a survey, nearly a quarter of UK adults are considering relocating in the next couple of years, according to new research from online mortgage broker Trussle.

As house hunting becomes a top lockdown pastime, many people are said to be considering relocating.

The Lake District has been named as one of top 10 places people are thinking of moving to.

The area ranks at number four on the list, behind Cornwall, Devon and Yorkshire.

Miles Robinson, head of mortgages at Trussle said:“It comes as no surprise that homeowners and would-be buyers are looking for a different way of life after lockdown.

"Our research shows that nearly a quarter of adults are hoping to relocate in the next couple of years, and estate agents have seen a big increase in enquiries about out of city locations during the last few weeks.

"The lockdown has resulted in a noticeable shift to the desire for more rural living - especially as remote working becomes the norm for many.”