Put your wellies away - St Osyth has been named as the driest place in the country for the past 40 years.

The village topped the list of driest places in the UK in the newly-published reference book The Top Ten of Everything 2007.

St Osyth was top of the chart - with an average annual rainfall of only 506.9mm.

Walton also squeezed on to the list in tenth place with an average of 533.9mm.