Beautiful Britain - desktop scenery - page 1

More wallpaper on page 2 and the Picture of the Moment page, plus Yorkshire Wallpaper and
Daily picture from 'somewhere' in Beautiful Britain - daily pictures

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 (long press on a mobile device) to show their location & 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)



4th December 2016

St. Govan's Head, Pembrokeshire (OS Grid Ref. SR967929 Nearest Post Code  SA71 5DZ)

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St. Govan's Head
Pembrokeshire

27th November 2016

Stoke Bruerne - Grand Union Canal, Northamptonshire (OS Grid Ref. SP740501 Nearest Post Code NN12 7SB)

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Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire
Grand Union Canal

19th November 2016

The Pantheon at Stourhead, Wiltshire (OS Grid Ref. ST770338 Nearest Post Code BA12 6QB)

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The Pantheon at Stourhead, Wiltshire

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'. Note:- Microsoft Edge, 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, then right click and set as background.

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)



10th November 2016

The Leicestershire Yeomanry War Memorial - Bradgate Park (OS Grid Ref. SK524110 Nearest Post Code LE6 0AH)

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The Leicestershire Yeomanry War Memorial - Bradgate Park. Leics.

4th November 2016

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal, at Slaithwaite in West Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref.  SE075138 Nearest Post Code HD7 5AH)

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The Huddersfield Narrow Canal
Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire

25th October 2016

The view from 'Old John' - Bradgate Park, Leicestershire (OS Grid Ref.  SK524111 Nearest Post Code LE6 0AH)

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The view from 'Old John'
Bradgate Park, Leicestershire



15th October 2016

The view from the top terrace at Powis Castle, Welshpool (OS Grid Ref. SJ215064 Nearest Post Code SY21 8RG )

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The view from the top terrace at Powis Castle, Welshpool

7th October 2016

Loch Lurkie - Dumfries & Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX730707 Nearest Post Code DG7 3NS )

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Loch Lurkie
Dumfries and Galloway

24th September 2016

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

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The River Wye, from Symonds Yat Rock - Herefordshire




15th September 2016

Harvest time on the Somerset Levels at Burton Pynsent (OS Grid Ref. ST375249 Nearest Post Code TA10 0PB)

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Harvest time on the Somerset Levels at Burton Pynsent

6th September 2016

Heather & gorse on the Quantock Hills, Somerset (OS Grid Ref.  ST158381 Nearest Post Code TA4 4AB)

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Heather & gorse on the
Quantock Hills, Somerset

28th August 2016

Stowe Landscape Garden - Buckinghamshire (OS Grid Ref. SP677373 Nearest Post Code MK18 5EH)

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Stowe Landscape Garden
Buckinghamshire



20th August 2016

Lynmouth - Devon (OS Grid Ref. SS722496 Nearest Post Code EX35 6EQ)

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Lynmouth
Devon

10th August 2016

Ashfield Hall, Much Wenlock - Shropshire (OS Grid Ref. SO622998 Nearest Post Code TF13 6AB)

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Ashfield Hall
Much Wenlock - Shropshire

30th July 2016

Roadside wild flower meadow - High Hesleden, Hartlepool (OS Grid Ref.  NZ456384 Nearest Post Code TS27 4QQ)

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Hartlepool's
wild flower meadows



14th July 2016

Port o'Warren Beach - Dumfries and Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX879534 Nearest Post Code DG5 4PZ)

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Port o'Warren Beach
Dumfries and Galloway

4th July 2016

Cragside - Northumberland (OS Grid Ref. NU073021 Nearest Post Code NE65 7PU)

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Cragside - Rothbury
Northumberland



25th June 2016

Bury War Memorial - (A picture for Armed Forces Day : 25th June) (OS Grid Ref. SD804108 Nearest Post Code BL9 0LD)

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Bury War Memorial
A Picture for Armed Forces Day

18th June 2016

Stonehenge - Amesbury, Wiltshire (OS Grid Ref. SU122422 Nearest Post Code SP4 7DD)

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Stonehenge
Wiltshire

9th June 2016

Hardcastle Crags - West Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. SD984290 Nearest Post Code HX7 7ES)

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Hardcastle Crags
West Yorkshire



25th May 2016

The River Burn at Burnham Overy Mill, Norfolk (OS Grid Ref. TF835435 Nearest Post Code PE31 8JA)

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The River Burn at Burnham Overy Mill, Norfolk

17th May 2016

St. Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay - Tyne and Wear (OS Grid Ref. NZ351752 Nearest Post Code NE26 4RS)

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St. Mary's Lighthouse, Whitley Bay
Tyne and Wear

10th May 2016

Magnolia (and ladybird!) at Tredegar House, Newport, South Wales (OS Grid Ref.  ST288852 Nearest Post Code NP10 8YW)

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Magnolia (& ladybird!) at Tredegar House, Newport, South Wales



3rd May 2016

The view from Jeffrey Hill on Longridge Fell, Lancashire (OS Grid Ref.  SD639402 Nearest Post Code PR3 2TT)

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Longridge Fell
Lancashire

26th April 2016

Springtime on the shore of Loch Oich, at Ardrishaig (OS Grid Ref. NN300993 Nearest Post Code PH35 4HP)

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Loch Oich at The Well of
the Seven Heads

19th April 2016

Lakeside primroses at Wightwick Manor, Wolverhampton (OS Grid Ref. SO868984 Nearest Post Code WV6 8EF)

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Primroses at Wightwick Manor
Wolverhampton



12th April 2016

St. Fagan's Castle & Gardens - Cardiff (OS Grid Ref. ST118772 Nearest Post Code CF5 6EA)

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St. Fagan's Castle & Gardens
Cardiff

1st April 2016

The church of St. Mary the Virgin, Brading : Isle of Wight (OS Grid Ref. SZ606873 Nearest Post Code PO36 0ED)

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St. Mary the Virgin Church
at Brading - Isle of Wight

22nd March 2016

Beverley Minster, East Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. TA036391 Nearest Post Code HU17 0NH)

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Beverley Minster
East Yorkshire


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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