Sun breaks for Peterhead's sandcastle competition

Youngest category 3rd place - Ethan Benson and Scott Findlay
Youngest category 3rd place - Ethan Benson and Scott Findlay

Hundreds of people turned up for the Peteread Sandcastle Competition at the Lido today despite heavy rain the night before.

The Scottish Week event looked like it could be awash out the night before but the weather couldn't dampen the spirits of the large crowd.

Youngest category 2nd place - Charley Cassie

Youngest category 2nd place - Charley Cassie

With the sun in the sky kids and adults made their way to the Lido to have some fun and try win a medal for their sand castles (and octopuses and lobsters).

Youngest category winner - Maia Dee and Harrey Buchan

Youngest category winner - Maia Dee and Harrey Buchan

Middle category 3rd place - Mayah and Liam Herlihy

Middle category 3rd place - Mayah and Liam Herlihy

Middle category 2nd place - Ruby Bruce and Josie Buckett

Middle category 2nd place - Ruby Bruce and Josie Buckett

Middle category winner -Amber Drummond, Eva Grace Bowie and Lucy Hay

Middle category winner -Amber Drummond, Eva Grace Bowie and Lucy Hay

Oldest category 3rd place - Judah Morrison and Matthew Morgan

Oldest category 3rd place - Judah Morrison and Matthew Morgan

Oldest category 2nd place - Sophia Clark

Oldest category 2nd place - Sophia Clark

Oldest category winner - Kaiden Devlin and Chloe Ritchie

Oldest category winner - Kaiden Devlin and Chloe Ritchie