Bank Holiday revellers get terrifyingly close to 30ft cliff edge as tourists flock to coast to enjoy glorious sunshine

A GROUP of Bank Holiday revellers was pictured standing terrifyingly close to the edge of a 30ft high cliff.

Tourists all over the country have flocked to the coast to enjoy the scorching weather ahead of the Bank Holiday.

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 The sunshine comes after weeks of chilly weather and torrential rain with temperatures reaching the mid-20Cs.

And as Brits have taken advantage of the warm weather to enjoy a day in the sun a group of people was spotted getting extremely close to the edge of a Birling Gap cliff, inSeven Sisters National Park in East Sussex.

Some were just curious to see the breath-taking view from the cliff while others were determined to snap the perfect selfie.

Beaches across the coastline have been packed today as the temperature warms up for the long weekend.

Families flocked to Bournemouth beach to bask in the sunshine, while tourists were seen sunbathing on punts down the River Cam in Cambridge.

And in Lyme Regis, Dorset, Brits arrived in their dozens to make the most of the Bank Holiday weekend in the balmy weather.

Millions have been caught up in travel chaos as Brits try to escape for a Bank Holiday weekend getaway.

Motorists were stuck in long queues as traffic chaos started blocking up the M5 southbound near Bristol this morning.

Hundreds of passengers crowded into busy train stations in an attempt to get away for the long weekend, with restrictions still in place.

There were severe delays on the M5 and M6 at the start of the weekend on Friday, with many taking advantage of the Bank Holiday and start of the school half term. 

Motorists are being warned to expect their journeys on the M5 to take at least two hours longer than normal today.

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