In Pictures: Britons and their pets brave the elements as snow covers part of UK

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Snow has covered parts of the UK, with more on the way.

The wintry weather arrived as the Met Office said last month was the coldest January across the UK in 10 years.

People walk in the snow
People walk in the snow near Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
Snow near Knaresborough Castle
A light guides the way as a man walks near Knaresborough Castle in the snow (Danny Lawson/PA)
Snow is cleared in Knaresborough
Snow is cleared in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
Snow in County Durham
Kayachia Widdas and her dog Ozzy look at a snow plough in Bowes, County Durham, as heavy snow falls (Owen Humphreys/PA)
A dog walker in the snow
The snow did not seem to bother dogs out for a walk (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Jogger in snow
There was even a jogger out and about (Danny Lawson/PA)
A snowplough in action
A snow plough keeps the A66 open in County Durham (Owen Humphreys)
Overnight snow covers cars in Leeds
Overnight snow covers cars in Leeds (Danny Lawson/PA)
Snow is cleared
The snow meant hard work clearing a path for some (Owen Humphreys/PA)
Snow covers Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire
For others it was a chance to take in a beautiful winter scene, such as Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)
A frozen pond in Edinburgh
The cold temperatures allowed people to walk their dogs across a frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)
Jenny Cook prepares to skate on a frozen pond
Jenny Cook prepares to skate on the frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)
A tiger enjoys the snow
It was not just dogs having fun. An Amur tiger at Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster enjoyed rolling around in the snow (Danny Lawson/PA)
A polar bear at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
It was perfect weather for polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (Danny Lawson/PA)
A giraffe in the snow at a wildlife park
A giraffe takes a look at the snow at the wildlife park (Danny Lawson/PA)