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

It comes as the coldest January across the UK in 10 years was recorded.

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People walk dogs in Knaresborough in North Yorkshire after snow fell overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)

People walk dogs in Knaresborough in North Yorkshire after snow fell overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)

People walk dogs in Knaresborough in North Yorkshire after snow fell overnight (Danny Lawson/PA)

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.

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People walk in the snow near Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

People walk in the snow near Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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People walk in the snow near Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A light guides the way as a man walks near Knaresborough Castle in the snow (Danny Lawson/PA)

A light guides the way as a man walks near Knaresborough Castle in the snow (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A light guides the way as a man walks near Knaresborough Castle in the snow (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Snow is cleared in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

Snow is cleared in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Snow is cleared in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Kayachia Widdas and her dog Ozzy look at a snow plough in Bowes, County Durham, as heavy snow falls (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Kayachia Widdas and her dog Ozzy look at a snow plough in Bowes, County Durham, as heavy snow falls (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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Kayachia Widdas and her dog Ozzy look at a snow plough in Bowes, County Durham, as heavy snow falls (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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The snow did not seem to bother dogs out for a walk (Owen Humphreys/PA)

The snow did not seem to bother dogs out for a walk (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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The snow did not seem to bother dogs out for a walk (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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There was even a jogger out and about (Danny Lawson/PA)

There was even a jogger out and about (Danny Lawson/PA)

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There was even a jogger out and about (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A snow plough keeps the A66 open in County Durham (Owen Humphreys)

A snow plough keeps the A66 open in County Durham (Owen Humphreys)

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A snow plough keeps the A66 open in County Durham (Owen Humphreys)

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Overnight snow covers cars in Leeds (Danny Lawson/PA)

Overnight snow covers cars in Leeds (Danny Lawson/PA)

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Overnight snow covers cars in Leeds (Danny Lawson/PA)

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The snow meant hard work clearing a path for some (Owen Humphreys/PA)

The snow meant hard work clearing a path for some (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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The snow meant hard work clearing a path for some (Owen Humphreys/PA)

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For others it was a chance to take in a beautiful winter scene, such as Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

For others it was a chance to take in a beautiful winter scene, such as Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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For others it was a chance to take in a beautiful winter scene, such as Knaresborough Viaduct in North Yorkshire (Danny Lawson/PA)

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The cold temperatures allowed people to walk their dogs across a frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)

The cold temperatures allowed people to walk their dogs across a frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)

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The cold temperatures allowed people to walk their dogs across a frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)

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Jenny Cook prepares to skate on the frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)

Jenny Cook prepares to skate on the frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)

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Jenny Cook prepares to skate on the frozen pond in Edinburgh (Jane Barlow/PA)

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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)

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)

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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)

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It was perfect weather for polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (Danny Lawson/PA)

It was perfect weather for polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (Danny Lawson/PA)

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It was perfect weather for polar bears at Yorkshire Wildlife Park (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A giraffe takes a look at the snow at the wildlife park (Danny Lawson/PA)

A giraffe takes a look at the snow at the wildlife park (Danny Lawson/PA)

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A giraffe takes a look at the snow at the wildlife park (Danny Lawson/PA)

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