Beautiful Britain - desktop scenery - page 1

( More wallpaper on page 2 and the Picture of the Moment page : Non widescreen wallpaper at Daily Wallpaper )

Pictures of Britain. View the beauty of Britain and set the images as seasonal desktop wallpaper backgrounds on your
computer's desktop or on your Tablet or Smart Phone. This pop-up window is your current screen resolution. If it does not exactly match my picture sizes then this page advises you of compatibility.

Quote:- 'Why do some people always see beautiful skies, and grass, and lovely flowers, and incredible human beings, while others are hard-pressed to find anything and any place that is beautiful?' Leo Buscaglia

Move your mouse cursor over the pictures to show their location and the Ordnance Survey grid reference.
(This is page 1 of 2 pages. More desktop wallpaper on page 2 and on the Picture of the Moment page)

24th March 2015

High, supermoon, spring tide at Scarborough - North Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. TA038896 Nearest Post Code YO12 7TY)

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and supermoons

16th March 2015

Catkins at Cowm Reservoir - Whitworth, Lancashire (OS Grid Ref. SD878188 Nearest Post Code OL12 8AW)

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Catkins at Whitworth

8th March 2015

Loch Linnhe - Highland (OS Grid Ref. NN039657 Nearest Post Code PH33 6SJ)

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Loch Linnhe

Downloadable Jigsaws of the 3 pictures above can be found here

How to use as wallpaper - Click on a 1920x1080 link below a picture. Right click the enlarged desktop wallpaper picture in Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox and choose 'Set as Background'. Google Chrome, Opera and other browsers do not support this feature. You will have to use 'save picture as' to save to a location e.g. your desktop, followed by double click & right click.

Note: Most mobile devices will let you easily crop these images to a format suitable for use as phone or tablet wallpaper. Long press on the enlarged image, choose to Save it then use the phone or tablet Settings menu to change the wallpaper.

New!You can now view a slideshow of 3 years of Beautiful Britain wallpaper via this link. (You can 'mouseover' the slideshow buttons to view the thumbnail pictures followed by 'mouse click' to go to a specific photograph)

1st March 2015

Paxton's Tower, Llanarthney - Carmarthenshire (OS Grid Ref. SN532192 Nearest Post Code SA32 8HY)

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Paxton's Tower, Llanarthney

22nd February 2015

River Towy at Dryslwyn, Carmarthenshire (OS Grid Ref. SN552201 Nearest Post Code SA32 8JQ)

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The River Towy at Dryslwyn, Carmarthenshire

14th February 2015

Gortenachullish - Highland (OS Grid Ref. NM641878 Nearest Post Code PH39 4NS)

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Gortenachullish, a tiny bay
and settlement close to Arisaig

8th February 2015

Glen Etive - Highland (OS Grid Ref. NN223562 Nearest Post Code PH49 4HY)

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Glen Etive

1st February 2015

Wast Water - Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY151053 Nearest Post Code CA20 1EU)

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Wast Water - Wasdale

25th January 2015

The lower slopes of Brown Wardle Hill - Whitworth, Rossendale (OS Grid Ref. SD897180 Nearest Post Code OL12 8WU)

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The lower slopes of Brown Wardle Hill - Whitworth, (our home town)

18th January 2015

The Lowry Bridge - Salford Quays (OS Grid Ref. SJ804969 Nearest Post Code M17 1HH)

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The Lowry Bridge - Salford Quays
Greater Manchester

11th January 2015

The Water of Nevis, Glen Nevis - Highland (OS Grid Ref. NN145684 Nearest Post Code PH33 6SY)

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The Water of Nevis - Glen Nevis

4th January 2015

Aberystwyth - Ceredigion (OS Grid Ref. SN582818 Nearest Post Code SY23 2BA)

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28th December 2014

Cowm Reservoir, Whitworth - Rossendale (OS Grid Ref. SD878188 Nearest Post Code OL12 8AW)

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Cowm Reservoir Whitworth

19th December 2014

St. Edmund's Church, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire (OS Grid Ref. SP259406 Nearest Post Code CV36 4AP)

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12th December 2014

Holly at Powis Castle - Welshpool, Powys (OS Grid Ref. SJ215063 Nearest Post Code SY21 8RF)

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Christmas Holly
and Powis Castle and Garden

6th December 2014

Hardknott Pass - Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY236015 Nearest Post Code LA20 6EQ)

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Hardknott Pass

29th November 2014

The Dell at Bodnant Garden, Conwy - North Wales (OS Grid Ref. SH799719 Nearest Post Code LL28 5RN)

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The Dell at Bodnant Garden
Conwy - North Wales

22nd November 2014

Bodnant Garden, Conwy - North Wales (OS Grid Ref. SH800722 Nearest Post Code LL28 5RE)

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Bodnant Garden
Conwy - North Wales

14th November 2014

'Refugee' - a sculpture at Bristol Cathedral by Auschwitz survivor Naomi  Blake (OS Grid Ref. ST584726 Nearest Post Code BS1 5TJ)

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'Refugee' - at Bristol Cathedral by Auschwitz survivor Naomi Blake

7th November 2014

Royal British Legion display at Tattershall Holy Trinity Collegiate Church, Lincolnshire (OS Grid Ref. TF212575 Nearest Post Code LN4 4LR)

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Royal British Legion display Tattershall Church, Lincolnshire

1st November 2014

Ladybower Reservoir - Derbyshire (OS Grid Ref. SK173893 - Nearest Post Code S33 0AQ)

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Ladybower Reservoir

24th October 2014

Photo taken at Erddig - a National Trust property in Wrexham (OS Grid Ref. SJ326481 Nearest Post Code LL13 0YT)

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Erddig a National Trust
property in Wrexham

16th October 2014

Loch Shiel : Glenfinnan (Highlands) (OS Grid Ref. NM905805 - Nearest Post Code PH37 4LT)

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Loch Shiel - Glenfinnan

9th October 2014

St. James’ Church, Buttermere – Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY176170 - Nearest Post Code CA13 9UZ)

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St. James’ Church
Buttermere – Cumbria

2nd October 2014

End of the harvest at Letton - Shropshire (OS Grid Ref. SO379705 Nearest Post Code SY7 0DS)

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End of the harvest
Letton - Shropshire

24th September 2014

Michaelmas daisies at Dunham Massey - Cheshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ735874 - Nearest Post Code WA14 4SJ)

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Michaelmas daisies at
Dunham Massey - Cheshire

17th September 2014

Mote of Mark, Rockcliffe - Dumfries and Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX844540 - Nearest Post Code DG5 4QQ)

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Mote of Mark - Rockcliffe
Dumfries and Galloway

9th September 2014

Kirkcudbright - Dumfries and Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX682510 - Nearest Post Code DG6 4LD)

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Dumfries and Galloway

1st September 2014

The Plague Cottages : Eyam - Derbyshire (OS Grid Ref. SK217764 - Nearest Post Code S32 5QG)

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The Plague Cottages
Eyam - Derbyshire

25th August 2014

Hereford Cathedral & the River Wye (OS Grid Ref. SO507395 - Nearest Post Code HR2 7RE)

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Hereford Cathedral & River Wye

More Desktop Wallpaper on page 2

Picture of the Moment 1920x1080 wallpaper. Includes optional downloadable jigsaws.

1024x768 wallpaper (for non-widescreen monitors) Picture of the Day | Whitworth our home town | East Lancashire Railway

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Images from this website have appeared in a book Share the Inheritance, written by the authors of the website Brits at their Best.

Todmorden artist Bob Gray says that the photographs on this website are
'A major source of inspiration for many of my paintings'.
View his work at Bob's Paintings.

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