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In Pictures: Life on the beach as Britain basks in Easter weekend sunshine

Britons have flocked to the coast to make the most of the warm weather.

People enjoy the hot weather in Scarborough with a paddle in the sea (Danny Lawson/PA)
People enjoy the hot weather in Scarborough with a paddle in the sea (Danny Lawson/PA)

Most of Britain has been enjoying sunny and dry conditions over the Easter weekend, with temperatures tipped to reach 27C in some parts of the country by Monday.

Many people took advantage of the warm weather by heading to the beach on what the Met Office described as a “glorious day”.

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A group of runners take a morning jog along the sea front in Bournemouth (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Space was at a premium on Scarborough beach (Danny Lawson/PA)
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A paddle boarder off Boscombe beach (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Cyclists make their way past beach huts (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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People enjoy the hot weather at Bournemouth beach (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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People playing beach volleyball (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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Ivy Beckitt cooled off in the water at Scarborough (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Some people, such as these sunbathers in Scarborough, took the chance for some relaxation (Danny Lawson/PA)
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Some people took to the water to cruise the River Bure in Wroxham, on the Norfolk Broads (Joe Giddens/PA)
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People enjoy the sunshine at Boscombe beach, Dorset (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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A man takes a ride on a zip wire amid the balmy weather (Andrew Matthews/PA)
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It was hot weather for dogs in Scarborough, but this lab cooled off in the water (Danny Lawson/PA)
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A packed paddle steamer heads out along the River Bure on the Norfolk Broads (Joe Giddens/PA)

And, away from the beach…

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A field of rapeseed near Skirpenbeck, Yorkshire, with a clear blue sky (Danny Lawson/PA)

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