Tuesday 17 September 2019
Select a region

In Pictures: Here comes the sun – Brits get a head start on summer holidays

In Pictures: Here comes the sun – Brits get a head start on summer holidays

Tuesday 16 July 2019

In Pictures: Here comes the sun – Brits get a head start on summer holidays


Sun-seekers took advantage of the quieter conditions on the coast before the summer holidays get into full swing this week across much of the country.

Surfers and sunbathers brushed off the Monday morning blues with a visit to the beach.

Summer weather July 16th 2019
Sunbathers relax in the hot sunshine on Towan beach in Newquay, Cornwall (Ben Birchall/PA)
Summer weather July 16th 2019
Paddle boarders enter the water (Ben Birchall/PA)
Summer weather July 16th 2019
Surf school pupils get ready for action (Ben Birchall/PA)
Summer weather July 16th 2019
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Summer weather July 16th 2019
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Summer weather July 16th 2019
(Ben Birchall/PA)

There were also sunny scenes in Herne Bay, Kent…

Summer weather July 16th 2019
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Summer weather July 16th 2019
(Gareth Fuller/PA)
Summer weather July 16th 2019
(Gareth Fuller/PA)

… while the sun brought out the best in this colourful garden in south-east London.

Summer weather July 16th 2019
An apprentice tends the flowers, planted in a Lego brick inspired scheme, in the 1930s-built sunken garden at the Horniman Museum and Gardens (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Sign up to newsletter

 

Comments

Comments on this story express the views of the commentator only, not Bailiwick Publishing. We are unable to guarantee the accuracy of any of those comments.

Once your comment has been submitted, it won’t appear immediately. There is no need to submit it more than once. Comments are published at the discretion of Bailiwick Publishing, and will include your username.

There are no comments for this article.

To place a comment please login

You have landed on the Bailiwick Express website, however it appears you are based in . Would you like to stay on the site, or visit the site?