A man left policemen scratching their heads when he wandered into a station - to complain about the hot weather.
The incident occurred on Tuesday afternoon as temperatures reached the highest of the year so far.
The man walked into a Greater Manchester Police station to moan about it, reports the Evening Standard.
Writing on their Facebook page, GMP Chadderton explained: "We had a male attend Oldham Police Station yesterday wanting to report that whilst on holiday it was too hot for him.
"The male was advised that this was not a police problem.
"Please do not waste police time, the offence carries a maximum penalty of six months' imprisonment and/or a fine."
Many online user were amused by the incident, with one writing: "Some people really are just stupid!X"
Another said: "Give him a holiday in a cell, maybe he will think twice next time!"
One joked: "But it is a crime if he didn't get a tan lol." While another simply said: "What a numpty."
The mercury is set to hit 25C on Wednesday, making it the hottest day of the year so far - and we doubt many people will be complaining about it.
Chris Burton at The Weather Network told Aol Travel: "The warmest spot in the country was Shoeburyness at 22.8C on Tuesday, and it could hit 25C somewhere in south-east England on Wednesday afternoon as a warm plume of air floods across southern Britain."
He added: "The warmth may linger in the south-west on Thursday with highs up to 20C in places, but by Friday all areas of the UK will be seeing temperatures in the low to mid teens at best."
Make the most of it at these beautiful spots:
Britain's al-fresco experiences for Spring
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An exciting and innovative art exhibition is open for lovers of the great outdoors visiting Anglesey this spring. The 2.5m canvas paintings of four different Anglesey landscapes were painted on location by renowned landscape artist Anthony Garratt and will be left out in the elements over the spring for all to enjoy. Four on Anglesey was commissioned by Menai Holiday Cottages and the unique, outdoor exhibition is only the second of its kind. Menai Holiday Cottages offers cottages for rent in coastal locations near the paintings.
The arrival of spring and warmer days means the opening of the Brudenell Hotel stylish sea-facing terrace from the beginning of April. Just a stone’s throw from the wide shingle beach, the terrace is the perfect place to sit, relax and watch the ever-changing sea as it glistens in the spring sunshine. The new season brings a fresh abundance of fish and seafood to the Suffolk shores and diners can look forward to delicious crayfish, prime gurnard and skate as well as foraged vegetation such as sea purslane.
In Argyll and Perthshire, spring lovers can enjoy the exclusive experience of their own Picnic Butler by a loch. Each location offered by Forest Holidays is nestled in the natural luxury of breathtaking Forestry Commission land, surrounded by dramatic mountains. The Picnic Butler will take you to the extra special place to experience the picnic of local produce. Also an experienced forest ranger, the Picnic Butler will offer guidance on foraging, making fires, spotting wildlife and outdoor survival. Guests at the two locations can choose from a range of Picnic Butler experiences tailored towards couples or families. The picnic hampers will feature produce from local suppliers, including Scottish smoked salmon and Caboc cream cheese bagels, Scottish crisps, Arran cheese and Arran oat cakes, Tunnocks tea cakes, Scottish spring water and sparkling wine.
This spring, movie-buff Brits can grab a beanbag, popcorn and a cocktail and settle in for a night of entertainment with screenings of cult-classics, indie flicks, and latest award-winning films at Cult Screens' outdoor cinemas in Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Berkshire and Greater London. The spring programme gives options for all tastes, including Eddie Redmayne's Oscar-winning performance in Theory of Everything at Caversham in May.
In the Cotswolds, these dome-shaped structures serve as spacious bedrooms, each with gorgeous views of their peaceful location just outside Chipping Norton. Inside Buttercombe Gridshells' domes, there are quilted walls, curtains, dimmable LED lighting and king size beds to take camping to a totally new level. A few steps away, an open plan Cotswold stone barn is your spacious inside/outside dining with open fire places. Behind the barn is a fitted kitchen with an oven, hob and fridge, as well as a wet room with a hot shower for families to enjoy nature without losing touch of life's little luxuries.
Sopwell House's tranquil spa offers an array of treatments, from hot stone massages to salt and oil scrubs. The best part about visiting when the weather is nice is taking time out after your treatment to relax in the spa garden. The elegant space features sun loungers, a seating space and refreshments for spa guests wanting to take their day of indulgence outdoors.
Quirky boutique hotel Oddfellows, in the heart of Chester, has a secret garden where guests can dine and drink alfresco. The hotel boasts a huge amount of space outdoors which you can take advantage of whatever the weather as there are electric canopies, fires and heated booths. Spring, however, is the best time, when the garden comes alive as resident florists Wilds get really creative. At the city centre hotel, you will love dining in the Garden and drinking in the Secret Garden.
With unrivalled, stunning views across the City and Tower of London, this rooftop bar is one of the capital’s best kept secrets. It's the perfect place to enjoy longer spring days and watch the sun go down with a cocktail, perched on the 12th floor of DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton. Skylounge boasts two outdoor roof terraces on either side of the indoor bar that have two completely different themes. The Peroni Bar serves a selection of refreshing Italian-style beverages all made with Peroni and Nantucket Beach Club, which opens on 1 May, is a new summer residency offering a taste of East coast island living, complete with its very own lighthouse and swing-bench to kick back and relax in.
The Goring's garden is the largest privately-owned hotel garden in central London and amazingly, measures in at just a few feet larger than Centre Court at Wimbledon. This spring, relax on the Veranda looking over the garden and enjoy the iconic afternoon tea. There is a choice of over 21 teas including the hotel’s own blend of Assam and second flush Darjeeling to accompany the delectable finger sandwiches, home-made buttery scones, raspberry and pistachio choux, and white chocolate mousse and strawberry jam on a crumble base.
Sit back and relax under the stars with a film this spring in Kew Garden’s sprawling country estate, Wakehurst. Set in 465 acres of country estate, the attraction boasts ornamental gardens, temperate woodlands, a nature reserve and an Elizabethan mansion. The Spring/Summer movie season launches at 10am on 9 April.
The four AA star Hell Bay Hotel is celebrating the start of warm weather with a pop-up Crab Shack, a rustic outdoor restaurant eatery ran from May in a former barn transformed to hold four-weekly claw-cracking feasts. The rustic banquet in Bryher, popular with islanders and visitors alike, will offer crab, mussels and scallops fresh from the surrounding waters. Hearty chunks of fresh bread, fries and salad will be served to make up the feast. Aprons, shell-cracking tools, shelling demonstrations and making friends at the communal tables are all part of the experience.
Head to the heart of London's Belgravia this spring to enjoy the menu at Pont St on the secret terrace at Belgraves. The restaurant offers the ultimate all-day dining experience, with spring dishes including tempura oysters, burrata with Parma ham and caramelised fig, homemade goats cheese ravioli with wild garlic pesto and the all-important Belgraves bespoke burger with truffle mayonnaise.
Warwick Castle’s medieval-style glamping experience for families returns this May, with 35 bell tents available through the holidays in a shaded glade. Communal Pamper Tents offer mobile phone charging points, power points, mirrors, hairdryers and a partitioned dressing area, while communal Games Tents provide a selection of modern and classic family games. The Glampsite is five minutes' walk from the castle and is located in a quiet woodland glade close to the River Avon, within walking distance of Warwick town centre with its restaurants, traditional pubs and diverse shops.
From May, you can watch drama, musicals and opera at the Minack Theatre, the world famous open-air theatre in the most dramatic of settings. The theatre is carved into granite cliffs and set in glorious gardens with panoramic views of Porthcurno Bay. Make the most of that extra hour of daylight watching The Seagull, The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe and many more in this modern-day Roman amphitheatre.
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Visit Blickling in April or May and discover one of the best places to see bluebells in the country. Follow the winding paths through the Great Wood and pass through swathes of the dainty blueflowers.Late April to early May is usually the best time to go and see the bluebells, which carpet the woodland floor.
The Spring Garden and Lime Walk is one area where former Sissinghurst owner Harold Nicolson controlled the design and planting, every inch bursting with colour during spring. Don't miss: Bluebell and wildflower walks, 26 April & 1 - 2 May, 1pm – 2.30pm, where you can see the woodland on a guided walk with the ranger team. Price: £12.50 (normal admission fee applies, booking essential). Visit Sissinghurst Castle Garden for more.
This is a horticultural work of art formed through centuries of landscape design, with influences of 'Capability' Brown and Humphry Repton. Four lakes form the heart of the garden, with paths circulating through the glades and wooded areas surrounding them. Running across the bottom of the estate is the River Ouse and flood meadow. During the spring and summer months the meadow is covered in wild flowers, butterflies, damselflies and dragonflies. Don't miss: Bluebell walks, 29 April, 11am – 1pm, 6 May, 2pm – 4pm. Price: Adult £5, Child £2.50 (normal admission fee applies, booking essential)
Stroll down Camellia Walk to see more than10,000 plants in the cyclamen grove, the bluebell meadow and yellow meadow. Take a walk and enjoy a beautiful display of the protected English Bluebell, Hyacinthoides non-scripta on the estate. You can find the largest collection of flowers under the Oaks and Witch hazels next to the Bog Garden. nationaltrust.org.uk/dunham-massey/
Set within 14 acres of glorious gardens and woodland, Rufford Old Hall is laid out in similar style to the Victorian and early Edwardian periods. Enjoy a walk among the small woodland awash with a variety of native trees as well as a carpet of bluebells in springtime. The best time to see them is in late April and early May in Beech Walk and the North Woods. nationaltrust.org.uk/rufford-old-hall/
Rich in archaeology and wildlife, you'll travel back in time as you wander around the sixteenth-century garden, one of Europe's most important historic gardens. Get lost in the tranquil and mysterious woodland, where years of mining have left an unnatural, undulating landscape. Stroll along the river and stop for a refreshing cup of tea and slice of home-made cake in the tea-room. Don't miss: Save our native bluebell, 10 May, 11am – 12.30pm, an informative walk and talk with Godolphin's gardener on the current threats to our native bluebell from the Spanish varieties, and walk through the sea of blue in Godolphin's far orchard. Price: Free event (normal admission fee applies). nationaltrust.org.uk/godolphin/
Bluebells are the undisputed spring highlight at Hardcastle Crags where they carpet the woodland. At their peak, usually in May, they form an almost unearthly blue haze through the woodlands and fill air with their sweet perfume. This wooded landscape is often known as ‘Little Switzerland’ because of the valley sides, pathways and river and in spring the woodland is awash with bluebells.
When you visit Buckland, you follow over 700 years of footsteps; from the Cistercians who built the Abbey and farmed the estate, to seafarers Grenville and Drake who changed the shape of the house and the fate of the country. This spring, discover over 100 ships decorated by visitors as they set sail across the bluebell sea in The Great North Wood. Don't miss: The woodland armada, 2 May - 6 June, 10.30am – 5.30pm. Price: Free event (normal admission fee applies). Spring walks, 7, 10, 14 May, 1pm – 2.30pm. Discover the emerging bluebell displays, ransoms and many other wild flowers in the Great North Wood. Join the estate ranger for a two mile walk around the estate to see some wonderful spring delights. Price: Free event (normal admission fee applies). nationaltrust.org.uk/buckland-abbey/
Situated on the edge of the beautiful Surrey Hills and surrounded by charming villages, this peaceful location is just 45 minutes from central London. Hatchlands Park is one of the largest country estates in the county, including ancient woodland and open parkland, with views of the historic house and Surrey countryside. Wix’s Wood is home to carpets of bluebells which will appear in late April and early May. For latest updates on when the bluebells are out visit facebook.com/HatchlandsParkNt
A short hop from central London by tube but a world apart lies Osterely. Surrounded by gardens, park and farmland, Osterley is one of the last surviving country estates in London. Take a seat in the deckchairs on the temple lawn and watch the world go by, take the woodland walk and uncover the forgotten boathouse or wander back through the ancient meadow, bursting with wildflowers and butterflies. Don't miss: Bluebell walk, 30 April, 6 May, 2pm – 3.30pm. The bluebells at Osterley Park are true wildflowers, on display in the ancient woodland. They have a delicate scent, intense blue colour and flowers that droop down like a bell along one side of the stem. Join a guided tour of the gardens with the ranger as you take in the carpet of colour; learn about the spring flower and its wider role in the management of the estate. Price: Adult £6, Child £3 (normal admission fee applies, booking essential) nationaltrust.org.uk/osterley-park/
Lanhydrock is the perfect country house and estate, with the feel of a family home. The estate is well worth exploring, with ancient woodlands and tranquil riverside paths. You can take the bikes out on the off-road cycle trails, with special routes for families and novice riders. This fascinating country estate has gorgeous gardens, including a brilliant collection of spring-flowering magnolias and woodland areas blooming with waves of daffodils and bluebells. Don't miss: Bluebell tour, 2 May, 10am – 1pm: Join the Head Ranger for a stroll through the stunning bluebell woods, followed by lunch in the restaurant at 12pm. Price: £15 (includes lunch, booking essential) nationaltrust.org.uk/lanhydrock/
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