In Pictures: Britons flock outdoors to soak up sun
Britons have headed out to the beach, parks and lakes to soak up the sunny weather.
Bournemouth beach and the Lake District National Park were among the places proving popular for people wanting to enjoy the summery weekend temperatures.
June has brought a taste of summer, with temperatures nearing 30C in parts of the country this week.
Northolt in west London peaked at 28.3C on Wednesday afternoon, meaning the UK recorded its third successive warmest day of 2021.
The warm weather follows a washout May, which brought heavy downpours and prolonged spells of rain for much of the UK.
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