Village of Shebbear in top 10 places for families in England and Wales, according to new report.

Shebbear has been named as one of the best places in England and Wales for families to live, according to a new report.

The Family Hotspots Report by family finance specialist OneFamily analysed postcodes on more than 70 different sets of criteria.

Shebbear was ranked as the seventh best place to live, pipped to the post by Wokingham which took the top spot.

However the village did come first in Devon, and also boasted the highest percentage of Early Years Care ranked as ‘outstanding’.

You can check your postcode at www.onefamily.com/hotspots/check-your-postcode