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In Pictures: Sunseekers soak up early autumn sunshine

The Met Office said it would be a fine, warm and sunny for many.

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People play volleyball on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

People play volleyball on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

People play volleyball on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Sunseekers soaked up the early autumn sunshine on Sunday, enjoying beach volleyball and punting on the Cam.

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Sunbathers on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Sunbathers on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Sunbathers on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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The sunshine brought crowds to Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA

The sunshine brought crowds to Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA

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The sunshine brought crowds to Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA

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Stuart Henderson enjoys the Autumn sunshine from his beach hut in Bournemouth (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Stuart Henderson enjoys the Autumn sunshine from his beach hut in Bournemouth (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Stuart Henderson enjoys the Autumn sunshine from his beach hut in Bournemouth (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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A couple enjoy the autumn sunshine on the beach in Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)

A couple enjoy the autumn sunshine on the beach in Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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A couple enjoy the autumn sunshine on the beach in Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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A combine harvester cuts the last of the wheat in a field near Ridlington in Rutland (Joe Giddens/PA)

A combine harvester cuts the last of the wheat in a field near Ridlington in Rutland (Joe Giddens/PA)

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A combine harvester cuts the last of the wheat in a field near Ridlington in Rutland (Joe Giddens/PA)

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People enjoy a punt trip along the River Cam in Cambridge (Joe Giddens/PA)

People enjoy a punt trip along the River Cam in Cambridge (Joe Giddens/PA)

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People enjoy a punt trip along the River Cam in Cambridge (Joe Giddens/PA)

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Customers enjoy the sunshine in a bar on the promenade in Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Customers enjoy the sunshine in a bar on the promenade in Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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Customers enjoy the sunshine in a bar on the promenade in Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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The beach at Barry Island, Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)

The beach at Barry Island, Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)

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The beach at Barry Island, Wales (Ben Birchall/PA)

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People enjoy the sun at Barry Island (Ben Birchall/PA)

People enjoy the sun at Barry Island (Ben Birchall/PA)

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People enjoy the sun at Barry Island (Ben Birchall/PA)

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Sunny afternoon on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Sunny afternoon on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Sunny afternoon on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Children play on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Children play on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Children play on Bournemouth beach (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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Sunseekers at Barry Island (Ben Birchall/PA)

Sunseekers at Barry Island (Ben Birchall/PA)

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Sunseekers at Barry Island (Ben Birchall/PA)

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Punting along the Cam (Joe Giddens/PA)

Punting along the Cam (Joe Giddens/PA)

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Punting along the Cam (Joe Giddens/PA)

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