Chocolate box Britain: From white-coated Blenheim Pala​ce to snowy Cotswolds rooftops… how the big freeze has transformed UK into a winter wonderland

The Arctic conditions may have caused chaos for some Britons, but others have been left stunned by just how beautiful the country looks blanketed in snow.

Beautiful photos taken across Britain show how the countryside has been transformed into a winter wonderland by one night’s snowfall. 

The market town of Dursley in south Gloucestershire looks like something out of fairy tale in stunning drone footage filmed above the Cotswolds.   

Meanwhile Blenheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill, looks resplendent in aerial photos taken in in Oxfordshire.

Beautiful drone images show how the Cotswold town of Dursley has been transformed into a winter wonderland by the snow

Winston Churchill’s birthplace of Blenheim Palace also looks majestic this morning following a dusting of snow overnigh

Snow settles on Gold Hill, in Shaftesbury, Dorset, – famous for its use in the Hovis ‘baker’s boy’ advert in 1973

The River Forth in Stirling today after overnight snow turned the beautiful area of Britain into a winter wonderland

The world-famous site of Stonehenge, Wiltshire was among the renowned places in Britain which were coated in snow today

Clifton Suspension Bridge over the Avon Gorge in Bristol looks gorgeous as it is wrapped in a winter landscape this afternoon

A road sign offers drivers several routes into the snow on the B3224 road between Raleighs Cross and Treborough on Exmoor

These fallow deer struggled to find grass to graze upon in a snow-covered film near Whitworth Hall in County Durham

Snow is not so rare in the hills of Scotland, but this abandoned croft in Cairngorms looked no less picturesque this morning

Duntisbourne Leer in Gloucestershire showed why the Cotswolds is classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

This farmer had his work cut out as he attempted to clear a route along the B3081 near to Shaftesbury in Dorset

A snow covered boat at Pewsey on the Kennet & Avon canal  this morning shows how hard the West Country has been hit

Slow moving traffic on the roads in Hanham, South Gloucestershire this morning with more set to come today

The snowy scene from Dunders Hill above Polzeath Beach looking towards New Polzeath in Cornwall



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