UK’s fittest places revealed: Where does Crawley rank?

A New study from has ranked the places with the most interest in physical fitness - and Crawley is one of the top 25 most fitness- interested places in the United Kingdom.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 12:12 pm
Crawley ranks 15th on this list ahead of major cities such as Newcastle and Lincoln with the town taking a renewed interest into getting fit throughout the late lockdown period heading into Easter.

With gyms set to reopen next month, people all over the country will be looking forward to getting a sweat on and returning to their usual fitness routines. But with gyms and other indoor fitness and leisure facilities forced to close for almost a year, how did the nation keep fit and what areas were the most concerned with staying in shape?

To find out, MoneySupermaket analysed Google search data to find where in the UK has the highest number of fitness-related searches per 1,000 people as well as the workouts and fitness activities that saw the biggest uplift in search interest compared to the previous year.

Crawley ranks 15th on this list ahead of major cities such as Newcastle and Lincoln with the town taking a renewed interest into getting fit throughout the late lockdown period heading into Easter.

Top 25 fittest areas goes as follows - (average monthly fitness searches per 1,000) :

Bristol - 339.0

Liverpool - 278.5

Bath - 278.4

Birkenhead - 277.2

Cambridge - 269.3

Reading - 263.8

Watford - 248.0

Warrington - 246.1

Bournemouth - 243.0

Glasgow - 242.3

Chester - 222.2

Shrewsbury - 218.8

Norwich - 209.4

Oxford - 207.6

Worcester - 204.8

Crawley - 204.4

Exeter - 201.7

Peterborough - 201.0

Huddersfield - 200.1

Sutton Coldfield - 199.2

Newcastle upon Tyne - 198.4

Paisley - 193.3

Bedford - 191.2

Southport - 185.2

Lincoln - 182.9

If you would like to look at the data in full please visit https://www.moneysupermarket.com/life-insurance/health-and-lifestyle/