Peterborough is the UK’s quietest city - according to traveller reviews

If you’ve ever wondered if Peterborough is viewed as a quiet or noisy place, then all has been revealed as Peterborough has just been named as the quietest city in the UK.

Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 3:56 pm

External noise

Carpetright analysed more than 500,000 reviews on Booking.com, in order to discover the loudest and the quietest cities based on the proportion of ‘loud’ or ‘quiet’ mentions about the 'external noise'.

Peterborough named as the quietest city

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If you’ve ever wondered if Peterborough is viewed as a quiet or noisy place, then all has been revealed as Peterborough has just been named as the quietest city in the UK.

The quietest city in both the East of England and the UK overall was Peterborough, with 68.9 per cent of the reviews mentioning that it was "nice and quiet".

Other cities in the East of England ranking for quietest places include Luton, Cambridge and Ipswich.

However, other cities in the UK overall were also ranked as being quiet.

The quietest cities in the UK

Only 31 per cent of the cities in the UK were considered quiet, based on the reviews from people who stayed there.

These are the top 10 quietest cities:

Peterborough - 68.9 per cent of quiet reviews Bournemouth - 68.3 per cent of quiet reviews Dundee - 64.2 per cent of quiet reviews Huddersfield - 63.3 per cent of quiet reviews Leeds - 62.6 per cent of quiet reviews Swansea - 62.5 per cent of quiet reviews Cardiff - 62.3 per cent of quiet reviews Manchester - 61.6 per cent of quiet reviews Liverpool - 60.8 per cent of quiet reviews Bath - 58.3 per cent

The quietest cities in East of England

Peterborough - 68.9 per cent of quiet reviews Luton - 57.2 per cent of quiet reviews Cambridge - 53.3 per cent of quiet reviews St Albans - 51.1 per cent of quiet reviews Ely - 48.5 per cent of quiet reviews Ipswich - 48.3 per cent of quiet reviews Chelmsford - 42 per cent of quiet reviews Norwich - 29.3 per cent of quiet reviews