In Pictures: Britons brave the elements in bank holiday washout

But the weather did little to deter hardy souls eager to make the most of the long weekend.

Surfers took advantage of the blustery conditions at Porthcawl in Wales…

(Steve Parsons/PA)

(Steve Parsons/PA)

(Steve Parsons/PA)

(Steve Parsons/PA)

… although it wasn’t too busy on the beach.

(Steve Parsons/PA)

(Steve Parsons/PA)

(Steve Parsons/PA)

Meanwhile, it was brollies all round as people enjoyed a leisurely punt along the River Cam in Cambridge.

(Joe Giddens/PA)

(Joe Giddens/PA)

(Joe Giddens/PA)

(Joe Giddens/PA)

(Joe Giddens/PA)

(Joe Giddens/PA)

(Joe Giddens/PA)

(Joe Giddens/PA)

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