In Pictures: Spring has sprung – Britons enjoy the sunshine

The Met Office has forecast warmer temperatures from midweek, with the mercury set to reach the mid teens in a few areas.

Many sun-seekers ventured out to take advantage.

Spring weather in Oxford
People enjoy the sunshine by the River Cherwell in Oxford (Steve Parsons/PA)
Spring weather in Bath
Sunny scenes along the banks of the Kennet & Avon in Bath (Ben Birchall/PA)
Spring weather in Bath
Narrowboat owners enjoy their breakfast on the banks of the canal (Ben Birchall/PA)
A grey heron takes flight
A grey heron takes flight over the canal (Ben Birchall/PA)
Spring weather in Oxford
This puppy on a punt in Oxford seemed keen for a swim (Steve Parsons/PA)
Warkworth Castle in Northumberland
Thousands of daffodils surround Warkworth Castle in Northumberland (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Daffodil farm
Mark Beecham removes rogue varieties from fields of daffodils at the family-run Taylors Bulbs in Holbeach in Lincolnshire, where over 35 million bulbs are planted every year (Joe Giddens/PA)
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