Watch our photo gallery of fun in the sun

You've certainly made the most of the unexpected bank holiday sunshine if these pictures are to be believed.

Monday, 7th May 2018, 5:12 pm
Updated Monday, 7th May 2018, 5:21 pm
These horses enjoy a dip in the North Sea as temperatures top 20 degrees celsius.

Thanks to everyone who has taken the time to send us their snaps over the weekend.

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Here’s just a sample of the many shots we have received from around the North-East’s beaches, beauty spots and tourist attractions.