Crowds gather at Sandhaven Beach during the heatwave with youngsters Carter Nicholson, four, Jake Flaherty, eight and Isabell Nicholson, two

10 photos of people enjoying fun in the sun at Sandhaven Beach in South Shields

Check out our gallery of people enjoying a day out in the sun on the South Shields coast.

With the UK experiencing a mini-heatwave, people flocked to Sandhaven beach to enjoy a day out in the sun.

Highs of around 25°c were experienced on South Tyneside on Friday with the weather set to remain warm heading into the weekend.

Our photographer Stu Norton visited the seafront on Friday, August 7 to capture images of people enjoying their day out.

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