In Pictures: Sun, sea and surfing as temperatures soar

Britons are basking in a spell of hot weather, mirroring the heatwave blasting much of Europe.

A woman enjoys the cool sea water in the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset
A woman enjoys the cool sea water in the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset
People enjoy the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset (
People enjoy the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset (
People enjoy the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset
People enjoy the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset
People enjoy the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset
People enjoy the sunshine on the beach in Bournemouth, Dorset
Festival goers in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Festival goers in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Festival-going sisters Hanna (bottom) and Emma Ahlberg sunbathe in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Festival-going sisters Hanna (bottom) and Emma Ahlberg sunbathe in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
A festival goer carrying a large umbrella in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
A festival goer carrying a large umbrella in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Lifeguards at the Glastonbury by the Sea attraction on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Lifeguards at the Glastonbury by the Sea attraction on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
People look over the edge of the pier at the Glastonbury by the Sea attraction on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
People look over the edge of the pier at the Glastonbury by the Sea attraction on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Festival goers in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
Festival goers in the hot weather on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
The crowd watching The Other Stage on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
The crowd watching The Other Stage on the third day of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in Somerset
A boy jumps into the Mediterranean Sea in Marseille, southern France. France and other nations battle a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level heat danger alert for the first time, putting four regions around Marseille and Montpellier in the south of the country under special watch Friday
A boy jumps into the Mediterranean Sea in Marseille, southern France. France and other nations battle a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe. The French national weather service activated its highest-level heat danger alert for the first time, putting four regions around Marseille and Montpellier in the south of the country under special watch Friday
A dog jumps into the Canal de l’Ourcq in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019. Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France and other nations battle a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe
A dog jumps into the Canal de l’Ourcq in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019. Schools are spraying kids with water and nursing homes are equipping the elderly with hydration sensors as France and other nations battle a record-setting heat wave baking much of Europe
Children dive into the Mediterranean Sea in Marseille, southern France
Children dive into the Mediterranean Sea in Marseille, southern France
A grasshopper sits on a sunflower in Rheinau, Germany
A grasshopper sits on a sunflower in Rheinau, Germany