Tourists camping on unauthorised beachfront have been accused of ‘freeloading’ for pretending to be homeless in order to camp on a famous English seaside in the face of sky high holiday costs.

Around seven tents were seen over the last weekend along the seafront of the English Riviera in Torquay, Devon, where the campers have set up, reported.

While some locals and community leaders have expressed anger, others remain understanding of the holidaymakers’ decisions to attempt to enjoy a cheap holiday.

Prices for British seaside holidays shot up after the pandemic with overseas holidays proving difficult to navigate.

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