How Britain celebrated New Year's Day

How was your New Year's Day?

Tuesday, 1st January 2019, 5:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 3:36 am
London

Quiet one with a hangover, or a feast with family and friends? Here's how us Brits did it in style:

The annual Loony Dook swim in Firth of Forth, Scotland
Even Donald was spotted in the Firth of Forth

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It's way too cold for that
Nice unicorn, spotted during the Barry Island New Year's Day swim in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales
Exterminate!!!
People take part in the Scarborough Lions Club New Year's Day Dip in Scarborough
People take part in the Mappleton Bridge Jump, an annual tradition where people jump from Okeover Bridge on New Years Day into the River Dove in Mappleton, Derbyshire
More from the Mappleton Bridge Jump
New Year's Day dippers get set to brave the Irish Sea at Fleetwood
Workers begin the clear up on Victoria Embankment in central London, after the New Year celebrations