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Thousands of people are tonight heading off for the Easter break but despite the freezing temperatures here at home, Westcountry tourism businesses are staying optimistic.
Forecasters expect this March to have been the coldest in 50 years.
Stephen Thirlwell, an ice seller in Lyme Regis, is expecting to sell lots of ice cream despite the cold Easter forecast:
Thousands of people are expected in Weymouth this easter weekend, despite the cold weather.
One hotel owner says he's fully booked for the holiday season. Mark Cole says Easter is always a busy period whatever the weather: