Quote:-
'What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt - it is sure to get where it is going,
and it doesn't want to go anywhere else.' (Hal Boyle, American Journalist)

The River Wye, from Symonds Yat Rock - Herefordshire
(OS Grid Ref. SO565160 Nearest Post Code GL16 7NZ)

The River Wye, from Symonds Yat Rock - Herefordshire (OS Grid Ref. SO565160 Nearest Post Code GL16 7NZ)

Latest update - (desktop wallpaper & jigsaws)
Saturday 24th September 2016

Symonds Yat Rock straddles the River Wye, on the Herefordshire and Gloucestershire borders and within a few miles of Monmouthshire and the Welsh border. The name is said to come have from Robert Symonds, a 17th-century sheriff of Herefordshire and from the word yat, an old word for a gate or pass. This rock is a perfect viewpoint from which to watch raptors. A pair of peregrine falcons nest annually within sight of the rock. Buzzards, goshawks and hobbies are also regularly seen. The River Wye has cut a deep gorge in the carboniferous limestone, exposing numerous cliff faces that make it popular with rock climbers.

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Daily Updates (Latest update )
Picture of the Day 1024x768 picture previously shown on these web pages
On This Day Events from Britain's past that occurred on
New! Daily Surprise Jigsaw A downloadable jigsaw from the archive. (These puzzles will have appeared previously on these web pages as surprise jigsaws or desktop wallpaper.) The jigsaws are cyclic, but it will currently take 14 months before they reappear.

Britain's changing seasons (Latest update Saturday 24th September 2016)

New Picture of the Moment, plus two downloadable jigsaws of the River Wye, from Symonds Yat Rock - Herefordshire (1920x1080 HD widescreen desktop wallpaper)
New Jigsaw Puzzles of the Moment (new surprise and non-surprise jigsaws)
New Desktop Wallpaper - page 1 - An opportunity to catch up with some that you might have missed
New Jigsaw Puzzles from the previous 3 uploads - An opportunity to catch up with some that you might have missed

Other Updates
New 1st August 2016 Yorkshire desktop wallpaper, to celebrate 'Yorkshire Day' held every year on 1st August
New 1st March 2016 Another 31 archived jigsaws were added to the Daily Surprise section on 1st March 2016.
(You can now enjoy 15 months of daily surprise jigsaws before they reappear on the jigsaw page.)
New 9th February 2016 Flickr photos - A sample (with more to follow) of some of my favourite pictures that have been Picture of the Moment. Some are archived photos and some are currently on the wallpaper pages.
You can view a slideshow of 3 years of Beautiful Britain wallpaper via this link.

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