In pictures: Brits visit parks for unlimited exercise as new coronavirus lockdown rules begin

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Brits have been taking advantage of new coronavirus lockdown rules that allow them unlimited time in parks.

People across England were pictured in their local parks after restrictions were eased on Wednesday

They’re now allowed to take unlimited outdoor exercise and to sunbathe in public places.

They will also be able to meet one other person from another household in a public space, as long as the two-metre rule is respected, while golf clubs, tennis courts and angling have also been given the green light.

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Restrictions on how far people can travel to get to the countryside, national parks and beaches in England have also been lifted – but people have been warned to respect local communities, keep their distance from others and avoid hot spots or busy areas.

The changes have not been adopted by the devolved administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Two women feed the squirrels as they chat and enjoy a picnic on a bench in Golders Hill Park in London.
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People play tennis at Rocks Lane Bishops Park Tennis Centre in Fulham.
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A young tennis player cycles up to the tennis courts at John Leigh Park in Altrincham.
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People sit near their bikes on the grass in St James's Park in London.
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A woman walks a dog in St James's Park in London.
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Two elderly women keep their distance as they chat on a bench in Golders Hill Park, London.
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Two couples keep their distance as they enjoy the sunshine in Golders Hill Park.
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Two women chat as they sit on a bench in Golders Hill Park.
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People play tennis at Rocks Lane Bishops Park Tennis Centre in Fulham, London.
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A golfer tees off at Wells Golf Club in Somerset.
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Inside 'Garsons' garden centre in Southampton.
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