In Pictures: Britons seek out fun in the snow despite freezing temperatures

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Icy temperatures – which saw the UK record its coldest night of the winter so far – have not stopped young and old alike from enjoying some fun in the snow.

A family have a snowball fight
The Crompton family have a snowball fight at Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Snowy conditions at Colchester United football ground
Snowy conditions at Colchester United football ground (Steve Parsons/PA)
Members of the Household Cavalry
Members of the Household Cavalry in London, as bitterly cold winds continue to grip much of the nation (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
A group of people ride sledges in the snow in Essex
A group of people ride sledges in the snow in Essex (Victoria Jones/PA)
A child goes sledging in the snow
Young and old were enjoying the snow in Essex (Victoria Jones/PA)
Highland cows in the snow
A thick coat was an advantage for Highland cows in Denny, near Falkirk (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Beach huts next to a snow-covered beach in Essex
It was still beach weather for some (Victoria Jones/PA)
A man walks on the snow-covered seafront at Thorpe Bay, Essex
A man walks on the snow-covered seafront at Thorpe Bay, Essex (Victoria Jones/PA)
A man walks in the snow
No need to check a weather app as snow falls in Birmingham (Jacob King/PA)
A winter walk in Sutton Park in Birmingham
A winter walk in Sutton Park in Birmingham (Jacob King/PA)
Early morning swimmers enjoy a bracing dip
Early morning swimmers enjoyed a bracing dip (Victoria Jones/PA)
A mother pushes her twins through the snow in their buggy
A mother pushes her twins through the snow in their buggy in Ipswich (Joe Giddens/PA)
An ice-covered mermaid statue
A man takes a photo of an ice-covered mermaid statue in Trafalgar Square, London (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
A pony enjoys the snow
A pony enjoys the snow at Hothfield Nature Reserve in Kent (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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