In Pictures: Beaches and lakes busy as Britain basks in heatwave

There was no let-up to the soaring temperatures on Sunday, with the mercury expected to top 30C in parts of the UK.

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Walking among sunflowers at Vine House Farm near Spalding, Lincolnshire (Joe Giddens/PA)
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A busy Woolacombe Beach in North Devon (Ben Birchall/PA)
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Sunbathers seek out a space on the beach (Ben Birchall/PA)
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The perfect day for a dip in the sea (Ben Birchall/PA)
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A paddleboarder heads away from the crowds (Ben Birchall/PA)
People enjoy the sun at Carsington Water in Derbyshire
People enjoyed the sun at Carsington Water in Derbyshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
People riding bikes at Carsington Water in Derbyshire
Fantastic weather for a family bike ride (Danny Lawson/PA)
People sailing at Carsington Water in Derbyshire
And also good for some leisurely sailing (Danny Lawson/PA)
People walking in the sunshine at Carsington Water in Derbyshire
Or perhaps just a leisurely stroll (Danny Lawson/PA)
People relax on kayaks at Nene Park in Peterborough
These guys took a laid back approach to kayaking (Joe Giddens/PA)
People on pedalos and paddleboards at Nene Park in Peterborough
While others enjoyed a ride on pedalos at Nene Park in Peterborough (Joe Giddens/PA)
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