Yorkshire second cheapest in UK to enjoy a pint

Picture: PA
Picture: PA

Yorkshire beer lovers are raising a glass after the region was found to be the second cheapest place in the country for a pint.

Beer prices are on the raise in the UK with the average cost of a pint now £3.46, 15p higher than last year.

However in Yorkshire you can enjoy a tipple for just £3.15. Derbyshire was the third cheapest with the average price of £3.20 a pint.

Herefordshire came out top with drinkers paying £3.10 for a pint.

London unsurprisingly is the most expensive place to buy a beer with an average price of £3.92 per pint.

However surprisingly the capital sits around the midway point in Europe. You can grab a pint just 72p in the Czech Republic, while Stockholm in Sweden you're looking at paying an average of £5 to wet your whistle.

Most expensive places in the UK:

1. London - £3.92

2. Scottish Islands - £3.85

3. Berkshire - £3.67

4. Sussex - £3.66

5. Isle of Wight and Surrey - £3.63

6. Kent - £3.62

7. Buckinghamshire - £3.61

8. Oxfordshire - £3.56

9. Hertfordshire - £3.55

10. Scotland - £3.53

11. Hampshire - £3.51

Cheapest places in the UK:

1. Herefordshire - £3.10

2. Yorkshire - £3.15

3. Derbyshire and Worcestershire - £3.20

4. Cumbria - £3.22

5. Nottinghamshire - £3.23

6. Northumbria - £3.24

7. Wales and Lancashire - £3.27

8. Cornwall - £3.28

9. Northamptonshire - £3.30

How the UK compares to Europe:

1. Czech Republic - 72p

2. Romania - £1

3. Belgium - £1.27

4. Lithuania - £1.30

5. Netherlands - £1.69

6. Spain - £1.74

7. Austria - £2.61

8. Ireland - £3.81

9. Italy - £3.94

10. France - £4.66

11. Denmark - £4.70

12. Sweden - £5