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Shropshire all set for Easter sunshine break

By Jonny Drury | Attractions | Published:

The sun has got its hat on ahead of the bank holiday weekend.

Seven-year-old Oscar Reed Jones takes to the water on the Mere at Ellesmere

And as people enjoy their four-day break, beauty spots around Shropshire and Mid Wales are bound to be a big draw for the Easter bank holiday crowds.

Highs of 21 and 22 degrees are scheduled for the holiday weekend – guaranteeing the region’s beauty spots will be popular destinations.

Visitors to the Maxwell Garden at Telford Town Park

In Mid Wales weather forecasters have said parts of the region will be hotter than European holiday destinations.

According to the Met Office, Powys will see temperatures of up to 20C(68F) on Friday and Saturday, and could hit a pleasant 18C(64F) on Easter Sunday, before they are set to dip on Monday.

Visitors to the Dingle, in Shrewsbury, enjoy a stroll and admired the spring blooms

A Met Office forecaster said: “Easter weekend is likely to start off warm or very warm for most areas, with a good deal of dry sunny weather. As we head towards the end of the weekend there is increasing uncertainty, so please keep up to date with the latest forecast if you are making plans.”

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The forecaster added: “It does look as if it will turn more changeable and cooler from the north-west from Sunday.”

Check out the Met Office weekend forecast:

Weekend weather - Easter record-breaker? 18/04/19
Jonny Drury

By Jonny Drury
@JonnyDrury_Star

Senior reporter covering Oswestry and Mid Wales.

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