Crowds gathered to mark the longest night and the start of days growing longer.
Crowds gathered at Stonehenge as dawn broke to celebrate The Winter Solstice festival.
Despite this morning's wind and rain, thousands gathered at Stonehenge to celebrate the winter solstice and see the sun rise on the shortest day of the year.
From here, the days get longer. But cloudy skies made for a gloomy sunrise at precisely 8:04am this morning.
But that didn't stop worshippers and partygoers from enjoying themselves. A warning Charlotte Saker's report contains flash photography.
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