Temperatures in Wales soared above 22 ° C and it was an equally impressive date across the Severn Bridge.
But with the coronavirus lockdowns in Wales that have remained more or less the same, the beaches were relatively empty with a handful of people walking here and there.
While thousands would have flocked to enjoy the sun on Barry Island, there was hardly anyone in the sigh when the same could be said of Aberavon beach with a small number of joggers running along the waterfront.
This was also the case in Llandudno with the majority of people obeying the lock rules while the people of Porchcawl saw some surfers in the sea.
The south of england
The same cannot be said of English counterparts with beaches in Bournemouth, Dorset, filled with bathers and people playing in the sea.
Tourists also flocked to Jurassic Cove in Lulworth, also in Dorset, while hundreds of people were on Brighton Beach.
The British government is expected to announce new measures in the coming week which could see the lock-up in England easing further.
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that people living in England could drive to other destinations for exercise, spending time with people outside their home. cleaning and sunbathing in public spaces.
This is not the case in Wales, with Prime Minister Mark Drakeford saying that the Welsh government’s message is to stay at home unless it is absolutely necessary.
Unlimited daily exercise is now allowed, but it must be done alone or next to a member of your household, while gatherings with people outside your home are not allowed.
Beach trips are not allowed, unless they are local, and public sunbathing is not prohibited.