This picture was sent to us by Alison Guy, who snapped this swan family on the Kennet and Avon Canal.
Ken Goodwin Reports after the hottest day of the year so far in many parts of our region, and even warmer here than in some of Europe's hotspots.
After one of the wettest April's on record, among those celebrating the sun's arrival is the region's tourism industry.
Lord Nelson has tied up at Bristol Docks ahead of a trip to Falmouth on Sunday. She is one of only two Tall Ships in the world designed to allow people of all abilities to sail side-by-side as equals. She is run by the Jubilee Sailing Trust and offers a chance to try life at sea.
This very cute shot of two cygnets in the sunshine was snapped by West Country Tonight viewer, Alan Bowkett. If you're out and about in today's fine weather, do take a photo and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or post it on our Facebook page. Many thanks!
Anne Walker, General Manager of the Cotswold Water Park in Gloucestershire has high hopes for this weekend after a disappointing Easter.
Lovely start to the day for many places. The sun may be hazy in parts but it'll feel warm for the time of year with temps in high teens.