Population: 64,410

Living in Paignton, England:
Tips for Moving and Visiting

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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Paignton, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked two people living in Paignton what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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There are many hills in Paignton, leading to a glorious seaside front with plenty of activities for all the family. If the beach is not for you, a short drive away from town you will find Paignton Zoo, renowned for its variety of animals ranging from elephants to crocodiles, and much more.

Bethany, says: 2020

Anyone moving to Paignton would need to know that it is, first and foremost, a retirement community. It is also a Brexit area, which is to say that the inhabitants are politically conservative and Conservative also. The general level of education may be guessed from the absence of bookshops. While Totnes, up the road, boasts 7 bookshops with a population of 28,000 souls, Paignton, with over 70,000, does not have even one.

Alicia, says: 2020

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