Britain bathes in 75F sun before coming 'four seasons'

Hundreds of thousands of people headed to Britain's beaches today to take advantage of the rare sunshine.

But forecasters are warning of a mixed bag of wind, rain and sun over the next 10 days amid a prolonged 'unsettled' period of weather.

The South East of England could today see highs of 75 degrees Fahrenheit after the country suffered three wash-out weekend in a row.

But the rest of the UK is also experiencing a Sunday of fine weather with temperatures ranging from the low 70s to the high 60s.

Pictured: Beachgoers lapping up today's sunshine in Weymouth, Dorset as forecasters warn of 'unsettled' weather of wind, sun and rain coming to Britain over the next ten days 

Pictured: Beachgoers lapping up today's sunshine in Weymouth, Dorset as forecasters warn of 'unsettled' weather of wind, sun and rain coming to Britain over the next ten days 

Pictured: A gorgeous sunrise over London this morning, with the Shard at the centre 

Pictured: A gorgeous sunrise over London this morning, with the Shard at the centre 

Pictured: The forecast for the next few days, featuring plenty of clouds and a spot of sunshine 

Pictured: The forecast for the next few days, featuring plenty of clouds and a spot of sunshine 

Pictured: The rising sun illuminates the tree-lined River Eden in Cumbria this morning - but the west of Britain is set to experience wind and rain over the coming days

Pictured: The rising sun illuminates the tree-lined River Eden in Cumbria this morning - but the west of Britain is set to experience wind and rain over the coming days

Pictured: A woman holds her phone at Weymouth beach as thousands of people flock to the coast to lap up some unexpected sunshine today 

Pictured: A woman holds her phone at Weymouth beach as thousands of people flock to the coast to lap up some unexpected sunshine today 

Pictured: A man seizes the opportunity to catch some ray on Weymouth beach today 

Pictured: A man seizes the opportunity to catch some ray on Weymouth beach today 

England, Scotland, Wales and Britain: A young girl sits proudly by her sandcastle creations - featuring the flags of four countries - in Weymouth today 

England, Scotland, Wales and Britain: A young girl sits proudly by her sandcastle creations - featuring the flags of four countries - in Weymouth today 

Pictured: Two women sits on the pebbles at Weymouth beach as temperatures could surge to 75 degrees Fahrenheit in the South East

Pictured: Two women sits on the pebbles at Weymouth beach as temperatures could surge to 75 degrees Fahrenheit in the South East

Glorious: Bronzing beachgoers basque in the Great British sunshine in Weymouth, Dorset today 

Glorious: Bronzing beachgoers basque in the Great British sunshine in Weymouth, Dorset today 

Pictured: The scene at Weymouth beach today as the country experiences a rare patch of sunshine 

Pictured: The scene at Weymouth beach today as the country experiences a rare patch of sunshine 

Cumbria woke to a beautiful summer mist this morning and London was illuminated by a beautiful orange sunrise.

Meanwhile Bournemouth and Great Yarmouth are expected to have attracted 200,000 visitors by the time the weekend is out. 

In Weymouth, Dorset, today thousands of happy beachgoers were photographed lapping up the sunshine and paddling in the sea.

Hundreds of scarecrows were also on show in gardens, churches and rooftops in the small village of Kettlewell, North Yorkshire as

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