In Pictures: Fun in the snow for animals and humans as thaw gets under way

The snow is providing plenty of entertainment for people as temperatures begin to rise across the country.

Press Association
Last updated: 13 March 2018 - 11.02am

The worst of the Beast from the East might be over, but people across the country – and even animals – are still having plenty of fun in the snow.

An ice climber tackles a frozen waterfall high up in Brecon Beacons National Park (Ben Birchall/PA)
An ice climber tackles a frozen waterfall high up in Brecon Beacons National Park (Ben Birchall/PA)
A zebra in the snow (Andrew Milligan/PA)
A zebra in the snow (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Amelie Muir helps her father Hector clear the snow in their driveway  (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Amelie Muir helps her father Hector clear the snow in their driveway (Andrew Milligan/PA)
People playing with their sledges in Greenwich Park, east London (John Stillwell/PA)
People playing with their sledges in Greenwich Park, east London (John Stillwell/PA)
Lions in the snow at Blair Drummond Safari Park (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Lions in the snow at Blair Drummond Safari Park (Andrew Milligan/PA)
A property near West Linton where officers had to dig an elderly couple and their two dogs out amid a 12ft snow drift around the house (Police Scotland/PA)
A property near West Linton where officers had to dig an elderly couple and their two dogs out amid a 12ft snow drift around the house (Police Scotland/PA)
Icicles at the Bishopton tunnel (ScotRail Alliance/PA)
Icicles at the Bishopton tunnel (ScotRail Alliance/PA)
Members of the public help push a stuck garda police car in Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin (Niall Carson/PA)
Members of the public help push a stuck garda police car in Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin (Niall Carson/PA)
Snow is cleared outside the ground ahead of the William Hill Scottish Cup, Quarter Final match at Celtic Park, Glasgow (Jeff Holmes/PA)
Snow is cleared outside the ground ahead of the William Hill Scottish Cup, Quarter Final match at Celtic Park, Glasgow (Jeff Holmes/PA)
A man walks through City West in Dublin (Niall Carson/PA)
A man walks through City West in Dublin (Niall Carson/PA)
A woman takes a photo of Stirling Castle in the snow (Andrew Milligan/PA)
A woman takes a photo of Stirling Castle in the snow (Andrew Milligan/PA)
A Bristol City fan makes use of the snow to keep his pint of beer cold before the game (Empics/PA)
A Bristol City fan makes use of the snow to keep his pint of beer cold before the game (Empics/PA)
Larbert in Scotland begin clearing the grounds of Kinnaird Primary School (Andrew Milligan/PA)
Parents, teachers and the local community of Larbert in Scotland begin clearing the grounds of Kinnaird Primary School (Andrew Milligan/PA)

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