Locals have been driven out by tourists at top UK staycation destinations – full list

Newquay rounded off the top three and house prices in the Cornish town have soared by 65 percent in the last 10 years.

Cornwall is one of the UK’s most popular tourist destinations but many locals have found they can no longer afford to live in the beautiful region.

The average annual salary in Newquay is just over £17,000 and it takes over 20 years to buy a house there.

Visit Cornwall has announced a plan to introduce mandatory registration for holiday lets in a bid to monitor the number of properties.

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