Spring has sprung! Contest to find best seasonal photo shows the season in all its glory, from a bumblebee hard at work to a perfectly-timed shot of a Kingfisher catching dinner
- Park Leisure asked Brits to submit their best spring-time photographs
- Included everything from sunsets, to buzzy bee, to colourful fields of flowers
- Eirian Parr, 39, from North Wales, was winner was snap of photogenic duck
With spring in full swing and many out enjoying some of our most loved beauty spots, a competition celebrating the natural beauty of British spring-time has crowned its winner, beating hundreds of amazing entries from across the UK.
Holiday home park operator, Park Leisure, asked Brits to submit their best spring-time photographs to be in with the chance of winning a family getaway, and the entries did not disappoint, with 625 photos in total.
Taking the top spot is Eirian Parr, 39, from North Wales, whose photo showcasing Llyn Padarn in Llanberis, featuring a cheeky, photogenic duck getting in on the action, really stood out amongst the entries.
From sunsets, to buzzy bees, to fields of flowers, it’s safe to say that spring truly is a beautiful season:
The winning photograph was taken by Eirian Parr, from North Wales. She said: ‘After such a difficult year with juggling studying, home schooling and working from home this prize means the world to myself and my family. We have missed out on so many opportunities this year it will be great to be able to finally getaway, relax and enjoy what our beautiful country has to offer’
Charlotte McDermott,24, Isle of Wight, has captured a stunning photograph of a bumblebee at work in a pastel-coloured flower
Hayley Severn, 31, from Basingstoke, commented: ‘During the first lockdown, a local farmer opened up their poppy fields for everyone to go and see for free. It was lovely to walk around and take in the beauty – I took a lens ball to play around with photos and snapped this photo. I’m so grateful to have such beautiful places on my doorstep!’
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These little fluff-balls could bring a smile to any face! Such a cute entry from Lynne Brooks, 60, from Wales
Commenting on this perfectly-timed shot, Allan Fullarton, 41, from Washington, Tyne & Wear, says: ‘I enjoy a walk along our local river Wear. I spotted the King Fisher several times over a period of only a few weeks – so decided to bring my camera while walking. With a lot of patience and luck I managed to capture this shot’
David Dunn, 57, from Berwick, took this photo at the Royal Border Bridge over the Tweed at Berwick, a stunning shot featuring the rainbow that has been the symbol of hope to so many over the last year
A majestic swan enjoying the sunset at Crosby Marina, Merseyside. This photo by Clare Forster, 38, from Warrington, looks so peaceful, the perfect spring evening
Jumping for joy! A fantastic photo from Jenny Gunnell, 41, from Thanet, Kent, taken during the sunrise at Viking Bay, Broadstairs
Tanya Wightman, 59, from Warrington, took this photo in a Winwick village which is an area within her town of Warrington. She was driving past and was stunned by the Rapeseed colours
A gorgeous photo from Stephen Carrigan, 59, Liverpool, really encapsulating and vibrant colours. Stephen says: ‘This is nature’s sky art. A sunset on Crosby beach Liverpool with some amazing reflections on the outgoing Mersey’
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