Salute the sun… the mysterious prehistoric stones at Stonehenge usher in a new day
The sun rises over this expansive view of Dartmoor, completed by glowing cirrocumulus clouds
The Thurne Dyke drainage mill in Norfolk, at sunset
The last few rays of a summer's day of sunshine linger over a Cornish fishing village
The sun sets behind Brighton Pier
The evening tide swallows up the pathway to St Michael's Mount in Cornwall as the skies start to darken for the night
A heavy cloud emphasises the distant sunset at RSPB reserve Mersehead in Dumfries and Galloway
Wake up! The sun moves into position over Loch Lomond
Over winter, starlings form huge flocks, or murmurations, before roosting - and against a dusky sky, the effect is mesmerising
As the sun begins to dip below the horizon, the South Stack lighthouse in Anglesey prepares for the night shift
The setting sun makes an impressive silhouette of this cluster of trees on Exmoor
Dawn over Coniston Water in Cumbria
The rising sun peeks through the Ouse Valley Viaduct on the London-Brighton Railway Line
About this gallery
It's summer, so why not celebrate how the sun can make the great British countryside even lovelier? Especially at sunrise and sunset, the sharp light, shadows and glowing skies can make for some great photographs.
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