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When it involves beautiful seaside cities, Salcombe is fairly archetypal. In reality it’s so gorgeous that it has official standing as such – because it’s situated in an Area of Outstanding Beauty.

It boasts a protracted, sweeping, sandy bay with glittering blue waters which might be extra paying homage to the Caribbean than the UK.

And in addition to being well-known for luxurious staycations, it has additionally earned a popularity because the second-home capital of the nation as a result of variety of Londoners selecting to take a coastal retreat there.

But as its reputation continues to soar, some have taken situation with its visitors points – with one nationwide newspaper just lately saying its visitors was as dangerous as London.

A current piece within the Telegraph stated the realm had been dubbed “Chelsea-on-Sea” and added it additionally has visitors issues “akin to a London borough, with black SUVs crawling around the narrow streets.”

It appears {that a} slew of current guests agree with the grim prognosis – many taking to journey evaluate web site Tripadvisor to moan concerning the issues with parking and the ‘boastful vibe’ of the city.

One stated: “Nowhere to park so we went to the park and ride to find you could park but no buses was running from there. Bus stop was 300meters away but no buses for an hour.  Went with my elderly parents which are unstable on their legs, we ended up walking to the town which was not ideal.”

Another stated: “Back in the day Salcombe had soul. A beautiful location with proper locals. It’s now now [sic] been replaced by horrible, ugly, pretentious snobbery. Everything is so over priced, and the place is infested by seagulls.”

The unimpressed reviewer added: “Horrible place ruined by wealth and part time inhabitants.”

Another chipped calling it a “pretentious place” including that “parking is limited” and “to give Salcombe a wide berth”.

And that’s not all. Another known as it “overrated and overpriced” saying the pubs “are full of rowdy drunks” and that they’ll “never return.”

However, general the situation was given a seal of approval on Tripasdvisor and is rated 4 out of a doable 5 general – with an array of constructive critiques too.

One completely satisfied customer known as it “blissful”.

They stated: “Another lovely break, this is a perfect spot for enjoying coastal walks and the town of Salcombe.”