Kevin, the landlord of the Builders Arms in Stratford, says any customer is welcome to come along and join him in taking a dip in his newly acquired pool facilities. Photo: Ian Upton
Petra Meeson's daughter and her friends cool off under a waterfall in Coventry.
Missy enjoys a paddle to beat the heat. Photo: Phil
Not everyone has sweltered in a heatwave - Belfast was treated to a dramatic lightning storm. Photo: Mark Shaw
Starlings take advantage of the facilities in Paul Kristensen's garden to cool off.
Joe Dooley's dog Max avoids the sweltering temperatures by splashing around in the River Dee.
Jacob and Freddie enjoy a splash about in their paddling pool. Photo: Simon Welch
Columbo the Basset Hound and Gwyn Gwillim know how to stay cool. Photo Enid Gwillim
Adam Prescott's thermometer couldn't cope with the hot temperatures in Hampshire.
Duffy keeps a cool head during the heatwave by using wet towels to stay at a comfortable temperature. Photo: Bev and Marc Doyle. Send your pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org