North Somerset shivers in sub-zero temperatures

PUBLISHED: 16:28 29 November 2010 | UPDATED: 17:08 29 November 2010

Snow pictures taken on Uphill Hill. Views of watch tower.

Snow pictures taken on Uphill Hill. Views of watch tower.

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SNOW underfoot, a winter sun, and no sign of life as far as the eye can see - but this is no chilly arctic tundra, it's Uphill just three days ago.

Snow pictures taken on Uphill Hill. David Gerrey with sons Noah and Oren.

North Somerset may have escaped the heavy snow which has brought chaos to other parts of Britain, but there was no escaping the bitter sub-zero temperatures.

With thermometer Mercury touching -10 degrees, and an inch of snow falling on Friday, winter has arrived in North Somerset with a vengeance.

But while the freezing weather brought misery for many, a handful of hardy souls did brave the cold to enjoy a spot of sledging.

And with some forecasters predicting more snow to come, plenty more could be hitting the slopes in coming days…

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