Good weather boosts tourism across Norfolk’s coastal resorts as temperatures rise above 30C

Cool for cats as one of the tigers at Banham Zoo cools off from the hot sun in a pool in his enclosu

Cool for cats as one of the tigers at Banham Zoo cools off from the hot sun in a pool in his enclosure. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Coastal resorts and businesses from Hunstanton to Lowestoft reported a busy few days as temperatures soared across the region on Sunday and Monday.

Gardener for Norwich Norse, Tony Hale, waters the city's flowers at temperatures soar in the current

Gardener for Norwich Norse, Tony Hale, waters the city's flowers at temperatures soar in the current hot weather. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2017

Stacey Roberts of Trimingham House Caravan Park near Cromer said there had been a great atmosphere around the area with the influx of people at the weekend.

'We were busier than expected, there were lots of people walking around and the beaches were very busy,' she said.

Ricky Lark, operations manager at Sea Life in Great Yarmouth, said the beaches in the town had also been packed. 'The good weather brings people to the resorts, which the town obviously benefits from,' he said. 'The beaches were really full, particuarly on Sunday.'

Heathland Beach Caravan Park owner May Reader said it had been an 'absolutely fabulous' weekend. 'It would be nice if it was like this all the time,' she said. 'It really is lovely to see people out and doing what they should be in the summer.'

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