ONE of the area's most popular beauty spots was totally deserted over the weekend.

Despite the sunshine and warm weather, visitors stayed away from the Seven Sisters on the Quantock Hills.

The site would normally be teeming with people during a sunny spring weekend.

But people got the message to stay home - and just in case police taped off the entrance to the car park.

Police carried out patrols at a number of beauty spots in the area around Taunton.

A social media post said: "Engaged with several members of the public regarding current government advice.

"It really is important that people avoid unnecessary travel."