Sunbathers in Park Square, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme.

The best photos as Yorkshire sizzles in summer heat

Yorkshire sizzled this weekend as temperatures soared to nearly 30C.

Here is a selection of the best pictures by our photographers of sun-soaked locations throughout the region yesterday and today.

Bryony Cooper and Brydie Lund, from Coco Shack, at the first Ilkley Food Festival.

1. Coco Shack

Bryony Cooper and Brydie Lund, from Coco Shack, at the first Ilkley Food Festival.
Jonathan Gawthorpe
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Children feed the swans at Roundhay Park, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme.

2. Swanning about

Children feed the swans at Roundhay Park, Leeds. Picture by Simon Hulme.
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Marley Keeping cool in the heat at Temple Newsam, Marley retrieves his ball from  the Menagerie Pond.

3. Marley and Menagerie

Marley Keeping cool in the heat at Temple Newsam, Marley retrieves his ball from the Menagerie Pond.
Gary Longbottom
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Leeds Waterfront Festival Dragon Boat Racing at Leeds Dock.

4. Splashing around

Leeds Waterfront Festival Dragon Boat Racing at Leeds Dock.
Steve Riding
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