Reading has been named among the UK's most relaxing cities, according to new research. 

PlumbNation has analysed a range of factors from the number of spas, dog-friendly spas, green spaces.

The researchers also compared the level of air pollution, population density and the number of swimming pools and yoga instructors.

Here's where Reading ranked in the overall UK list - do you agree?

Reading Chronicle: The UK's most relaxing cities. Credit: PlumNationThe UK's most relaxing cities. Credit: PlumNation

Reading ranked among UK's most relaxing cities and towns

Reading came in third place in the overall UK rankings, just missing the silver and gold spots to Luton and Norwich respectively. 

The researchers said that Reading was the perfect spa break destination or for a "spot of yoga" if you're trying to escape the buzz of London.

PlumNation added: "Reading scored highly for its number of nearby yoga instructors, dog-friendly spas, and low air pollution levels and is a popular place to live with workers from London who don’t fancy the hustle and bustle of the capital."

The town has 24 nearby spas and 14.97 dog-friendly spas within a 30-mile radius per 100,000 people.

It also recorded 4.46 average green spaces within a 1,000m radius as according to Office for National Statistics' Ordnance Survey.

On Numbeo's pollution index, Reading scores 34.72 out of 100 and there are 3,969 people per square kilometre.

With one nearby swimming pools and 670 yoga instructors, it scores a respectable 5.79 out of 10 relaxation score.

UK's most relaxing cities and towns

These are the UK's most relaxing cities and towns, according to Plumb Nation. 

Reading Chronicle: The best places in the UK to chill out. Credit: PlumbNationThe best places in the UK to chill out. Credit: PlumbNation

  1. Norwich
  2. Luton
  3. Reading
  4. Newcastle-upon-Tyne
  5. Stoke-on-Trent
  6. Cardiff
  7. Brighton and Hove
  8. Swindon
  9. Edinburgh
  10. Portsmouth

See the full breakdown in scores and the rest of the rankings via the PlumNation website.