Royston snow day – in pictures

PUBLISHED: 16:54 11 December 2017 | UPDATED: 17:51 11 December 2017

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

David H Hatton, 2017

In true December fashion the weather outside was indeed frightful yesterday as heavy snow blanketed North Herts and South Cambs.

Royston snow day: Cars had to be abandoned on the A10 due to the snow. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Cars had to be abandoned on the A10 due to the snow. Picture: David Hatton

Predictably there was travel chaos as roads including the A10 between Royston and Buntingford became jammed.

Royston snow day: A snow plough tackles the wintery weather. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: A snow plough tackles the wintery weather. Picture: David Hatton

On the up side, many of you wrapped up warm and got out in it, taking the chance to build snowmen, sledge, introduce your children and pets to the biggest snowfall in years and generally lark about.

Royston snow day: 'Surfing' down Royston's Echo Hill. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: 'Surfing' down Royston's Echo Hill. Picture: David Hatton

Photographer David Hatton was out and about – capturing fantastic action shots of the sledging on Therfield Heath.

Royston snow day: Mickey gets the ride of his life down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Mickey gets the ride of his life down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

It’s going to get colder again tonight, so please watch out for the ice – with a yellow warning issued by the Met Office continuing until 11am tomorrow. Temperatures could go as low as -4°.

Royston snow day: Mickey gets the ride of his life down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Mickey gets the ride of his life down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: A family make an igloo on Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: A family make an igloo on Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath - while spotting the photographer. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath - while spotting the photographer. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

Royston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David HattonRoyston snow day: Sledging down Therfield Heath. Picture: David Hatton

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