Let it snow! Scenes of snowmen and sledging today in Leyland and Buckshaw Village

It all started at around 1pm on Saturday, and there was soon enough snow to start having fun.

Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 5:34 pm
Updated Saturday, 2nd January 2021, 5:40 pm
An 'iconic' snow-girl in Buckshaw Village

These were the scenes in Leyland and Buckshaw Village today as a short blast of arctic conditions led to an afternoon of merriment.

Five-year-old Charlotte Cadman on the slopes in Buckshaw Village
Families were quick to take to the hills with their sledges

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Hayley Webster and her one-year-old daughter Alice
Hard work this snowman-building
Brotherly love: Twins Ben and Jack Holland after sledge-crashing
Five-year-old Lucas Hubbard gives a lift to three-year-old Thomas Ellis
A sign of the times: A mask-wearing snowman in Buckshaw Village
Fox in the snow: Children playing with a fancy-dress fox from Leyland business Winters Howling, who make mascot costumes
Ellie (11), Evie (9), Ella (6) and Ruby (3) with their snow-family in Buckshaw Village
2-year-old Martha Reed building her snowman in Buckshaw Village
Six-year-old Leo Day with his snowman in Buckshaw Village
Four-year-old Erin Lynn catching snow in her mouth at Worden Park, Leyland
Queueing at the ice cream van at Worden Park, Leyland, although hot drinks were the order of the day
Dog walkers in Worden Park, Leyland
A winter wonderland in Worden Park, Leyland