Nuestra Señora de la Hoz monastery in the Duratón River gorge, Castile and León, Spain (© Arco Images GmbH/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Cove of Spires in Kenai Fjords National Park, Alaska, USA (© Sekar B/Shutterstock)(Bing United Kingdom)

Christmas market in Braşov, Romania (© Alpineguide/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

African elephants in Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa (© Robert Harding/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

The village of Benasque, Huesca, Spain (© Miscellaneoustock/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Elevated path in Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia (© Alessandro Laporta/Offset by Shutterstock)(Bing United Kingdom)

Bombe code-breaking machine, Bletchley Park, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (© Louis Berk/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Rocca Calascio in Abruzzo, Italy (© Francesco Russo/eStock Photo)(Bing United Kingdom)

The Lowry Theatre and Imperial War Museum North, with reflections at Salford Quays, Greater Manchester (© Michelle McMahon/Getty Images)(Bing United Kingdom)

Sleeping Arctic fox (© Menno Schaefer/Getty Images)(Bing United Kingdom)

Queen of the Andes plants in the Cordillera Blanca mountains, Peru (© Cyril Ruoso/Minden Pictures)(Bing United Kingdom)

Poinsettia leaf close-up (© Charles Floyd/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Gornergrat railway station and the Matterhorn in Zermatt, Switzerland (© coolbiere photograph/Getty Images)(Bing United Kingdom)

Pine grosbeak (© Peter Lilja/Getty Images)(Bing United Kingdom)

Cecil Brewer spiral staircase at Heal's furniture store, Tottenham Court Road, London (© Matt Cooper/Gallery Stock)(Bing United Kingdom)

Ludwig van Beethoven sculptures and monument at the Münsterplatz, Bonn, Germany (© dpa/Alamy Live News)(Bing United Kingdom)

Bastei Bridge above the Elbe river in Saxon Switzerland National Park, Germany (© Reinhard Schmid/eStock Photo)(Bing United Kingdom)

Hedgehog in snowy winter weather, sat on green moss (© Coatsey/Alamy Stock Photo)(Bing United Kingdom)

Morning frost on trees in Mount Siguniang National Park, Sichuan Province, China (© Robert Harding World Imagery/Offset by Shutterstock)(Bing United Kingdom)

Mountain goat kid in western Montana, USA (© Donald M. Jones/Minden Pictures)(Bing United Kingdom)

Castlerigg Stone Circle near Keswick, Lake District, Cumbria (© Alan Copson/plainpicture)(Bing United Kingdom)

Christmas lights on Cape Neddick Light in York, Maine, USA (© Walter Bibikow/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Banded pipefish near Moalboal, Philippines (© Jenna Szerlag/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Northern lights and wild reindeer on the tundra in Norway (© Anton Petrus/Getty Images)(Bing United Kingdom)

Santa's giant sleigh and post box, Ilulissat, Greenland (© Walter Bibikow/Jon Arnold Images Ltd/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Families play on the snow-covered slopes at Barnett Demesne Park, Belfast (© Stephen Barnes/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Nabana no Sato garden at night in Kuwana, Japan (© Zoonar GmbH/Alamy)(Bing United Kingdom)

Canada lynx in Montana, USA (© Alan and Sandy Carey/Minden Pictures)(Bing United Kingdom)

Old Town of Lucerne, Switzerland (© Xantana/Getty Images)(Bing United Kingdom)

Winter in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah, USA (© Don Paulson/Danita Delimont)(Bing United Kingdom)

Fireworks during a New Year's Eve celebration in Zaragoza, Spain (© Martina Badini/Shutterstock)(Bing United Kingdom)