11 of the best photos as Derbyshire basks in spring sunshine on hottest March day in years

Derbyshire residents flocked outdoors to enjoy the warmest March day in many years as temperatures reached 21C in Chesterfield.

Wednesday, 31st March 2021, 10:30 am
Megan Hemingway and Becky Elderkin enjoy the sunshine.

People were out in force for the first warm weather of 2021, where they enjoyed an ice cream in the park and made the most of this week’s easing of lockdown.

Temperatures are once again expected to top 20C today before the weather turns cooler over the Easter weekend.

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Ami and Elliot Parker enjoying ice creams in the park.
Ruby Searjeant and Alice Woodcock get their skates on to enjoy the March sunshine.
Steve and Jane Lowe enjoy the sun by the River Wye.
Residents enjoy a walk through Chesterfield's Queen's Park.
Sun bathing by the river in Ashford in the Water.
Isaac Davenport tries his first ice cream.
Flowers in full bloom as the sun shines.
A mallard in the sun by the River Wye.
Springtime in Queen's Park.