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In Pictures: Britain basks as summer scorcher continues

Temperatures were forecast to hit the mid-30s.

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A paddleboarder watches the sunrise at Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

A paddleboarder watches the sunrise at Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

A paddleboarder watches the sunrise at Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Sun-seekers again flocked to beaches and beauty spots on Saturday, as the summer heatwave continued.

Temperatures were expected to hit the mid-30s – although the Met Office has warned of thunder storms to follow the hot spell.

The public wasted no time in making hay while the sun shines – with some venturing out especially early…

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A paddleboarder watches the sunrise at Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

A paddleboarder watches the sunrise at Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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A paddleboarder watches the sunrise at Cullercoats bay in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Kayakers watch dawn break in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Kayakers watch dawn break in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Kayakers watch dawn break in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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People enjoy the hot weather on Bournemouth beach in Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)

People enjoy the hot weather on Bournemouth beach in Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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People enjoy the hot weather on Bournemouth beach in Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Relaxing in the sun at Bournemouth (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Relaxing in the sun at Bournemouth (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Relaxing in the sun at Bournemouth (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Swimming in the sea at Boscombe beach in Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Swimming in the sea at Boscombe beach in Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Swimming in the sea at Boscombe beach in Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Volleyball on Boscombe beach (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Volleyball on Boscombe beach (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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Volleyball on Boscombe beach (Andrew Matthews/PA)

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People enjoy the hot weather in Coryton Cove, Dawlish, Devon (Pat Hurst/PA)

People enjoy the hot weather in Coryton Cove, Dawlish, Devon (Pat Hurst/PA)

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People enjoy the hot weather in Coryton Cove, Dawlish, Devon (Pat Hurst/PA)

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Scenes by the picturesque Richmond Falls on the River Swale in North Yorkshire (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Scenes by the picturesque Richmond Falls on the River Swale in North Yorkshire (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Scenes by the picturesque Richmond Falls on the River Swale in North Yorkshire (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Sun-seekers flocked to the North Yorkshire beauty spot (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Sun-seekers flocked to the North Yorkshire beauty spot (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Sun-seekers flocked to the North Yorkshire beauty spot (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Busy scenes at Southend beach in Essex (Yui Mok/PA)

Busy scenes at Southend beach in Essex (Yui Mok/PA)

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Busy scenes at Southend beach in Essex (Yui Mok/PA)

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Sunbathing in Southend (Yui Mok/PA)

Sunbathing in Southend (Yui Mok/PA)

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Sunbathing in Southend (Yui Mok/PA)

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