From snowmen to locals braving icy temperatures, snowfall has created some wonderful wintery landscapes across the town
Country Durham begins the New Year with a very fresh start, as residents woke to find a blanket of snow.
Snowy scenes graced the county as the Met Office issued yet another weather warning for the region as it endures a prolonged cold snap.
The county was turned into a winter wonderland on Monday as fresh snow fell across higher ground.
Several weather warnings for snow and ice have been in place since the start of 2021, with more snow and frost forecast this week.
Our photographer has captured the stunning icy landscapes that can be seen around County Durham.