Portsmouth beaches were very busy yesterday - (190725-3281)

41 best pictures as families flocked to Portsmouth beaches on hottest day of year

IT was the hottest July day on record in the UK yesterday and Portsmouth residents certainly made the most of the good weather. 

People of all ages flocked to the beach to enjoy the warm temperatures while they lasted. The News sent our photographers out and about across the area and here are the best pictures they took. 

(left to right) Paul Danes (63) with Bob Hunter also 63 years old - (190725-5103)
(left to right) Paul Danes (63) with Bob Hunter also 63 years old - (190725-5103)
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The Grant family did not reach the beach until late afternoon at Southsea but it was still very, very hot indeed ! - (190725-5095)
The Grant family did not reach the beach until late afternoon at Southsea but it was still very, very hot indeed ! - (190725-5095)
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Sue Ludwig with her dogs and granddaughter Marina Cooke take a breather on The Esplanade at Southsea - (190725-5085)
Sue Ludwig with her dogs and granddaughter Marina Cooke take a breather on The Esplanade at Southsea - (190725-5085)
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(left to right) Dharma Stanhope (21), Cally Stanhope (21), Sophie Woodacre (24) and Tina Harris (52) -  (190725-5040)
(left to right) Dharma Stanhope (21), Cally Stanhope (21), Sophie Woodacre (24) and Tina Harris (52) - (190725-5040)
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