In Pictures: Sunshine brings out sunbathers, cyclists - and a doggy paddler

Britain has been enjoying more time in the sunshine, as the warm weather continues across the bank holiday weekend.

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Cyclists in Leicestershire take advantage of the dry weather (Neil Squires/PA)

The mercury was rising for much of the country, and people couldn't wait to get outside and take advantage.

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Rapeseed fields flourishing in front of the county's Belvoir Castle (Neil Squires/PA)

The warm weather looks set to continue for Bank Holiday Monday.

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Sun worshippers on Tynemouth Beach in North Tyneside (Owen Humphreys/PA)
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One man and his dog: Veron Pimm and Bibi kayak on the River Thames close to Boulter's Lock in Maidenhead Riverside, Berkshire (Jonathan Brady/PA)
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Sunglasses and cycle helmets in Clontarf, Dublin (Brian Lawless/PA)
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Fishermen dig for bait in Dublin Bay as the warm weather continues over the Bank Holiday weekend (Brian Lawless/PA)
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A cooler scene as a woman goes for a paddle in Dublin Bay (Brian Lawless/PA)
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Spring flowers in Manchester (Peter Byrne/PA)
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The sun rises over the City of London, as seen from Richmond Park (Victoria Jones/PA)
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