Survey reveals how Britons' priorities have changed over the last year of Covid ...

Foreign holidays and nights out are less important to Britons than they were before lockdown, a new survey has revealed.  

Instead, daily walks, spending lots of time with family and being able to work from home have become a greater priority than they were a year ago.

The study, of 2,000 adults, found 43 per cent have completely re-evaluated life and what really matters to them since the pandemic.

Plans for travelling, having loads of money and a nice car were once a top priority of many Britons.

But having spent months stuck at home under strict Covid lockdown rules, Britons are now looking close to home for the activities that make them happy, according to the study.

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Spending lots of time with family (23 per cent) was and remains the top priority - having seen a one per cent rise. 

Exercising regularly (21 per cent) became the second biggest priority, up three per cent, while eating healthy (19 per cent) featured high in the list, having seen a two per cent rise. 

Daily walks, spending lots of time with family (pictured: Library iamge) and being able to work from home have become a greater priority than they were a year ago

Daily walks, spending lots of time with family (pictured: Library iamge) and being able to work from home have become a greater priority than they were a year ago

Exercising regularly (21 per cent) became the second biggest priority for Britons during lockdown

Exercising regularly (21 per cent) became the second biggest priority for Britons during lockdown

Britons also became more green-fingered in lockdown, with spending more time in the garden (14 per cent) making the top six with a three per cent increase

Britons also became more green-fingered in lockdown, with spending more time in the garden (14 per cent) making the top six with a three per cent increase

Britons also became more green-fingered in lockdown, with spending more time in the garden (14 per cent) making the top six list of priorities, with a three per cent increase.

Having a good work/life balance (19 per cent) remained important, but saw a two per cent decrease - with many Britons working from home during the pandemic.

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The third biggest priority, having money in savings (19 per cent), became less of a priority, with Britons able to save on meals out and holidays in lockdown.  

The nation's top six priorities and how they compare to last year, according to a new survey 

1) Spending lots of time with family 23per cent (Up 1per cent)

2) Exercising regularly 21per cent (Up 3per cent)

3) Having money in savings or a rainy day fund 19per cent (Down 3per cent)

4) Eating healthily 19per cent (Up 2per cent)

5) Getting out for daily walks 19per cent (Up 4per cent)

6) A good work/life balance 18per cent (Down 2per cent)

7) Spending more time in the garden 14per cent (Up 3per cent)

8) Having time to do hobbies and interests 13per cent (Down 3per cent)

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With Britons unable to get away for most of last year and all of this year so far, holidays abroad (11 per cent) also slumped in the priority

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