Beautiful Britain - desktop scenery - page 1

( More wallpaper on page 2 and the Picture of the Moment page + 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 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)

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

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)

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

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

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

13th March 2016

The ruins of St Thomas a Becket Church - Heptonstall, W. Yorkshire

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The ruins of St Thomas a Becket Church - Heptonstall, W. Yorks.

3rd March 2016

Caen Hill Locks - Devizes, Wiltshire (OS Grid Ref. ST976614 Nearest Post Code SN10 1RE)

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Caen Hill Locks
Devizes, Wiltshire

24th February 2016

New Forest Pony - Burley, Hampshire (OS Grid Ref. SU227047 Nearest Post Code BH24 4HP)

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New Forest Pony - Burley

14th February 2016

Man O'War Bay (St. Oswald's Bay) - Durdle Door, Dorset (OS Grid Ref.  SY806802 Nearest Post Code BH20 5PU)

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Man O'War Bay - Dorset
the Jurassic Coast

7th February 2016

Normanton Church, Rutland Water : Rutland (OS Grid Ref. SK932062 Nearest Post Code LE15 8RP)

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Normanton Church on
Rutland Water

30th January 2016

Lochan na h-Achlaise : Rannoch Moor (OS Grid Ref. NN316483 Nearest Post Code PA36 4AG)

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Lochan na h-Achlaise
Rannoch Moor

22nd January 2016

Cowm, Whitworth - The Rossendale Valley (OS Grid Ref. SD878194 Nearest Post Code OL12 8XG)

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Cowm - Whitworth
Rossendale Valley

13th January 2016

Corpach - Scottish Highlands (OS Grid Ref. NN092767 Nearest Post Code PH33 7LP)

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Scottish Highlands

5th January 2016

MediaCityUK - Salford Quays (OS Grid Ref. SJ806972 Nearest Post Code M50 3UB)

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Salford Quays

28th December 2015

The Pilgrims' Causeway - Lindisfarne, Northumberland (OS Grid Ref. NU123425 Nearest Post Code TD15 2SE)

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The Pilgrims' Causeway
Lindisfarne, Northumberland

19th December 2015

The Lewis Carroll Memorial Window in All Saints' Church : Daresbury - Cheshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ580828 Nearest Post Code WA4 4AE)

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The Lewis Carroll Window - All Saints' Church : Daresbury

12th December 2015

St. James Church Tree Festival : Thornton - West Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. SE105327 Nearest Post Code BD13 3HN)

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St. James Church Tree Festival Thornton - West Yorkshire

5th December 2015

The Dingle in Quarry Park : Shrewsbury - Shropshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ486123 Nearest Post Code SY1 1RN)

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The Dingle in Quarry Park
Shrewsbury, Shropshire

29th November 2015

Skelling Moor - Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY644423 Nearest Post Code CA10 1LA)

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Skelling Moor - Cumbria
North Pennines

22nd November 2015

Bristol Harbourside (OS Grid Ref. ST579723 Nearest Post Code BS1 6UP)

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Bristol Harbourside
Its heritage and history

14th November 2015

Honister Pass - Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY217142 Nearest Post Code CA12 5XW)

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Honister Pass

6th November 2015

'The Wave' at Cascade Bridge - Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Bretton (OS Grid Ref. SE281124 Nearest Post Code WF4 4LG)

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The Wave
Yorkshire Sculpture Park

1st November 2015

Healey Dell Nature Reserve, Whitworth - Rossendale (OS Grid Ref. SD880165 Nearest Post Code OL12 8SB)

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More images of
Healey Dell

25th October 2015

Borth-y-Gest, Porthmadog, Gwynedd (OS Grid Ref. SH564376 Nearest Post Code LL49 9TR)

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Porthmadog, Gwynedd

16th October 2015

Plas yn Rhiw, Gwynedd (OS Grid Ref. SH236282 Nearest Post Code LL53 8AB)

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Plas yn Rhiw

9th October 2015

The Montgomery Canal, Maesbury Marsh - Shropshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ309249 Nearest Post Code SY10 8RE)

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The Montgomery Canal
Maesbury Marsh - Shropshire

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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