Cumbria village is top yielding buy-to-let hotspot

The villages of Parton & Distington in Cumbria offer the best rural yields in England, where investors can expect an 8.52% annual return on their investment, research from PaTMa Property Prospector has found.

The area is between Whitehaven and Workington and within reach of both Carlisle and the Lake District.

Another particularly profitable area is Flimby, Ellenborough & Broughton Moor (7.87%), also in Cumbria.

Cleveland’s Loftus & Skinningrove (7.67%), Shildon in County Durham (7.2%) and Tarpoint in Cornwall (6.88%) are other good areas for buy-to-let landlords.

In Northumberland Newbiggin by the Sea (6.32%) has top rural rental yields, in South Yorkshire Grimethorpe & Brierley (5.66%) is the most profitable, while Hoo Peninsula, Medway (5.52%) offers the highest yields in Kent.