And this boater had all bases covered with a barbecue and surfboard attached to his launch as he cruised down the river in Shrewsbury yesterday.
Other locations around the region were also attracting more visitors than usual, with the rolling back of pandemic restrictions and the arrival of hot weather.
The Wrekin, Ironbridge and many other popular spots were busy, including Wellington’s Bowring Park.
Dave Cheshire, of Bowring Park Cafe, said: “We’re really busy. Sunday is our busiest day and yesterday was great.”
Temperatures are expected to remain very warm and humid in England and Wales with dry and clear spells with the mercury hitting 20C(68F) today.