The heavy snowfall has caused travel disruptions and school closures across the region, but many people have been taking advantage of the cold snap.
Around 70 keen skiers have been visiting the ski centre in Alston, Cumbria on a daily basis since the snow arrived.
The centre offers eight runs and has been operated by volunteers for nearly 40 years.
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The 400-year-old school was closed because of falling pupil numbers, but has been saved thanks to a partnership with a Chinese group.