In Pictures: Beaches barren as Britons follow Covid-19 rules on Easter Sunday

Britons appeared to be following Government guidelines on social distancing on Easter Sunday, with beaches usually bustling with bank holiday visitors almost empty.

Authorities had asked people to stay away from beaches and parks despite warm weather – and the vast majority appeared to take the advice on board, as these sparse scenes from Weston-super-Mare show.

Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
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Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
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Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
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Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
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Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
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Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)

But the town wasn’t completely deserted, with some venturing out for their daily exercise.

Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
Coronavirus – Sun Apr 12, 2020
(Ben Birchall/PA)
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