Britain basks in hot weather

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Britain is basking in the warmest weather of the year so far and we want to see your summer photos

The crowds flocked to Brighton beach to finally enjoy some summer sun. Were you at a beach or somewhere else lapping up the rays? Send us your pictures and we'll publish the best ones.

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A sunseeker looks to cool off by jumping into the water at Brighton beach

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Swans and others take time to enjoy the sun in Richmond Park

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People on the boating lake make the most of the hot weather in Swanley park

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Children enjoy cooling off in the fountains at Somerset House

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Crowds flock to the beach for some sun bathing at Weston-Super-Mare

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Swanley Park proved to be a popular spot as crowds enjoyed the hottest days of the year so far

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A cooling fountain helps keep body temperatures down as the day warms up at Somerset House

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People enjoy a cooling dip in the water at Brighton while others try some kayaking