Villages around Great Dunmow covered in frost and snow

Bethany from Thaxted having a snowball fight

Bethany, aged 9, in Thaxted having a snowball fight - Credit: Leyla Sully/Facebook

Villages around Great Dunmow welcomed the first flurries of snow for the year over the past week. 

Bethany, nine, from Thaxted, had a snowball fight.

She also made a mini snowman called Bob.

mini snowman in Thaxted called Bob

Bethany, aged 9, from Thaxted made a mini snowman called Bob - Credit: Leyla Sully/Facebook

Animals have also enjoyed the snow - here is proof from Jane Beanland in Stebbing!

Dog in snow in Stebbing

Animals have also enjoyed the snow - here is proof from Stebbing! - Credit: Jane Beanland

Horse in snow Stebbing

Animals have also enjoyed the snow - here is proof from Stebbing! - Credit: Jane Beanland

And over to Elsenham, photos taken by Robert Talks already remind us of Christmas. Only 333 days left until the next one.

Elsenham house and street covered in a layer of snow

Elsenham house and street covered in snow - Credit: Robert Talks

Road sign in snowy Elsenham

Road sign in snowy Elsenham - Credit: Robert Talks

Elsenham house and street covered in snow

Elsenham house and street covered in snow - Credit: Robert Talks


Elsenham house and street covered in snow 

Elsenham house and street covered in snow - Credit: Robert Talks

Elsenham Pump House on a snowy day

Elsenham Pump House on a snowy day - Credit: Robert Talks

Post box in Elsenham with a touch of frost

Post box in Elsenham with a touch of frost - Credit: Robert Talks

Untouched snow in Elsenham

Untouched snow in Elsenham - Credit: Robert Talks

Elsenham house and field covered in a layer of snow

A house and field in Elsenham - Credit: Robert Talks

Snowmen in Elsenham

Snowmen in Elsenham - Credit: Robert Talks

Vehicle tracks through snow in Elsenham

Vehicle tracks through snow in Elsenham - Credit: Robert Talks