Families thronged a sunny Prom in Blackpool on the first official day of spring (Sunday, March 20)

These were the scenes on Blackpool's Prom and beaches on the first day of spring

It’s been mostly sunshine and blue skies across the Fylde Coast as we celebrate the first official day of spring (Sunday, March 20).

Bidding farewell to what seemed like a never-ending winter, families along the Fylde Coast greeted spring with gusto as they soaked up the sun on beaches and in parks and beer gardens.

Here are just some of the wonderful scenes from Blackpool’s sunny Promenade and beaches as families make the most of the blue skies and mild weather .

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