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)

13th April 2014

Calvary at the Anglican Shrine : Walsingham, Norfolk (OS Grid Ref. TF935369)

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4th April 2014

Teigh, Rutland (OS Grid Ref. SK864161)

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England's smallest county

26th March 2014

Wasdale Head - Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY188086)

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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 the last 3 years of Beautiful Britain wallpaper via this link. (You can 'mouseover' the slideshow buttons to view the thumbnail pictures and to go to a specific photograph)

17th March 2014

The Langdales - viewed from Tarn Hows : Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. SD329994)

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The Langdales

9th March 2014

Llyn Clywedog - Powys (OS Grid Ref. SN892872)

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Llyn Clywedog

3rd March 2014

Burghley Deer Park - Stamford, Lincolnshire (OS Grid Ref. TF048063)

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Burghley Deer Park
Stamford, Lincolnshire

22nd February 2014

Snowdrops in the Winter Garden at Dunham Massey - Cheshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ735874)

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Dunham Massey
Things to see and do

9th February 2014

Mossyard Bay - Dumfries and Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX551518)

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Mossyard Beach
Trip Advisor reviews

2nd February 2014

Darngarroch - Dumfries and Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX614624)

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Dumfries and Galloway

26th January 2014

Bamburgh, viewed from Inner Farne, Northumberland (OS Grid Ref. NU217358)

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Inner Farne

19th January 2014

Cannock Chase - Staffordshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ983158)

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Cannock Chase - Staffordshire : an Area of Outsanding Natural Beauty

12th January 2014

Spurn Point - Kilnsea : East Riding of Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. TA403111)

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Spurn Point - Kilnsea
East Riding of Yorkshire

5th January 2014

Ennerdale Water - Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY090156)

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Ennerdale Water

27th December 2013

Burnham-on-Sea : Somerset (OS Grid Ref. ST303489)

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17th December 2013

The Nativity Window - Brecon Cathedral : Powys (OS Grid Ref. SO044290)

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Brecon Cathedral - Powys
More about stained glass

10th December 2013

The Peace Globe - King's Lynn Minster : Norfolk (OS Grid Ref. TF617198)

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The Peace Globe - King's Lynn Minster Candles arnd Christmas

3rd December 2013

Clatteringshaws Loch - Dumfries & Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX549759)

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Clatteringshaws Loch
Dumfries & Galloway

26th November 2013

Erddig, Wrexham - Clwyd (OS Grid Ref. SJ327482)

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Erddig, Wrexham - Clwyd

19th November 2013

St. Botolph's Church, Boston, Lincolnshire (OS Grid Ref. TF325442)

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St. Botolph's Church, Boston, Lincolnshire

12th November 2013

Stourhead Landscape Garden - Wiltshire (OS Grid Ref. ST770339)

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Stourhead Landscape Garden

4th November 2013

Remembrance poppy leadlight - on display in the gardens of Felbrigg Hall - Norfolk (OS Grid Ref. TG195394)

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Poppy Leadlight designed by
Marie Underwood

22nd October 2013

Lakeside woodland at Stowe Landscape Gardens - Buckingham (OS Grid Ref. SP677372)

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Lakeside woodland at Stowe Landscape Gardens Buckingham

15th October 2013

Harvest display at the church of Saint Mary the Virgin - Bruton, Somerset (OS Grid Ref. ST684348)

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Harvest Festival at Saint Mary the Virgin
Bruton, Somerset

29th September 2013

Brimham Rocks - North Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. SE206646)

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Brimham Rocks
North Yorkshire

22nd September 2013

Reeth Low Moor - North Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. NY989000)

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Reeth Low Moor
North Yorkshire

13th September 2013

How Hill National Nature Reserve - Norfolk (OS Grid Ref. TG369191)

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How Hill Nature Reserve

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

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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All images are free for personal, non-commercial use on your computer's desktop only. It is not permitted to modify, publish, or upload these images, or to create direct links to them from your own web space. If you would like to purchase any of these images for commercial use please contact me.