It can be difficult to enjoy the cold temperatures that are characteristic of winter in many countries. However, the snow that accompanies these temperatures can create magical and thrilling moments, especially when residents find creative ways to carry out daily tasks following a large storm. Here are eleven vintage photos that show how large snowfalls transformed parts of Britain into a winter wonderland.
In Manchester, these two nuns saw a great opportunity to slide down a street on an old-fashioned toboggan. The photographer did a great job of capturing this moment for the Manchester Daily Express.
Eight Feet Under
In Elburton, Devon, an unlucky driver found his car buried under eight feet of snow. He probably could have used the help of the gentlemen in the previous photo.