Updated: February 4, 2009
Photo special: Burnham-On-Sea gets a downfall of snow!

Burnham-On-Sea was under a blanket of snow on Monday (February 2nd) after the town got its biggest snowfall for many years.

There was two inches in the town centre on Tuesday morning and the prospect of more to come later on Wednesday and Thursday. Burnham-On-Sea.com's photographers and readers were out and about, snapping the conditions...

Burnham beach was under a thick coating of snow on Tuesday

Even the sand dunes near the low lighthouse took on a wintry colour

Highbridge's Apex Park looked a real picture with a thick coating of snow

The cycle path besides the River Brue was hidden under white footprints

Daisy-Mae Marks, 5, had great fun sledging at Apex with her dad and building a snowman

'Snow stops play' - Burnham's tennis club members postponed their training

Enjoying the snow on Burnham's jetty were Samantha Evans and Kelsy Hopwood

Kitty, 3, Obi, 5, and mum Mel Everret-Giles on Burnham seafront on Tuesday

Macy and Mia with mum Amy in Burnham town centre on Tuesday morning

There were the wintry scenes besides the River Brue in Highbridge

These dog walkers enjoyed a stroll along the white beach

This old boat was blanketed in snow next to the River Brue near Apex Park

Burnham's lighthouse took on a new dimension with the beach turning white!

Several inches of snow fell at Berrow, leaving St Mary's Church looking very wintry

These youngsters built a lifeboat-themed snowman outside Burnham RNLI

Burnham's low lighthouse looked very stark against a white sea of snow

Even the Berrow wreck, the SS Nornen, had a sprinkling of white!

The legs of Burnham's lighthouse stood in a pool of ice and slush

No concerts today! Burnham's Manor Gardens were deserted as the snow fell

The icy beach was empty on Monday afternoon, apart from a few hardy walkers

These aptly-named snow drops have appeared in a garden in Winchester Road

Edithmead Church, near Burnham, was surrounded by ice and snow

St Andrew's Church on Burnham seafront was surrounded by falling flakes

The dome of Burnham's pier was the same colour as the beach

These youngsters made a snow man on Burnham's beach

Burnham's St Andrew's Church was surrounded by a white blanket on Monday evening

Burnham's deserted town centre was under a covering of the white stuff

These were the icy scenes in Burnham's Pier Street on Monday evening

Burnham's Brambles Road was under a layer of snow on Monday evening

This Burnham-made snowman quickly took shape in the freezing conditions

There were picturesque scenes in this private garden in Sutherland Avenue

Have you taken photos of the snow in Burnham? Send them to us by clicking here.

Photos courtesy of Burnham-On-Sea.com, Jason Adams, Francis Farr-Cox, Lou Reade, Catriona Newman, Maurice Hunt, Christopher Wright, Joanne Marks, Sarah Thorne, Ian Cook, Vinny Duddy, Marie Pugsley, Clare Cox

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