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 September 2015

Browson Bank, Richmond - North Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. NZ124102 Nearest Post Code DL11 7HE)

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Browson Bank, Richmond
The history of Harvest Festival

16th September 2015

Lindisfarne Castle - Holy Island, Northumberland (OS Grid Ref. NU137417 Nearest Post Code TD15 2SH)

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The Holy Island of Lindisfarne

6th September 2015

The Plague Window - Eyam Parish Church, Derbyshire (OS Grid Ref. SK217764 Nearest Post Code S32 5QG)

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The Plague Window in Eyam Parish Church, Derbyshire

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)

24th August 2015

Wayside flowers at Hackfall, Grewelthorpe - North Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. SE232774 Nearest Post Code HG4 3DE)

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Wayside flowers at Hackfall, Grewelthorpe - North Yorkshire

15th August 2015

Porthdinllaen beach - on the Llŷn Peninsula in Gwynedd (OS Grid Ref. SH280408 Nearest Post Code LL53 6DA)

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Porthdinllaen beach
Llŷn Peninsula - Gwynedd

4th August 2015

Swaledale - North Yorkshire, looking towards Gunnerside (OS Grid Ref. SD888987 Nearest Post Code DL11 6DU)

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North Yorkshire

26th July 2015

Display at All Saints Parish Church - Heath, Derbyshire (OS Grid Ref. SK448670 Nearest Post Code S44 5SD)

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Display at All Saints Parish Church
Heath, Derbyshire

19th July 2015

Otley Chevin 'Surprise View'  Wharfedale - West Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. SE204442 Nearest Post Code LS21 3JL)

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The Chevin - Otley
A favourite of artist JMW Turner

12th July 2015

Towan Head - Newquay, Cornwall (OS Grid Ref. SW802624 Nearest Post Code TR7 1FX)

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Towan Head - Newquay

5th July 2015

Hardwick Hall - Derbyshire (OS Grid Ref. SK462637 Nearest Post Code S44 5QJ)

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Hardwick Hall

28th June 2015

Buxton Old Road - Cheshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ993829 Nearest Post Code SK12 2AS)

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Buxton Old Road, close to Disley and Whaley Bridge

16th June 2015

The Crook O' Lune, Caton - Lancashire (OS Grid Ref. SD522646 Nearest Post Code LA2 9HU)

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The Crook O' Lune

2nd June 2015

Lindley, Wharfedale - North Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref. SE228484 Nearest Post Code LS21 2QN)

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Lindley, Wharfedale
North Yorkshire

23rd May 2015

Native bluebells at Spring Wood, Whalley - Lancashire (OS Grid Ref. SD742361 Nearest Post Code BB7 9UE)

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Native bluebells at Spring Wood
Whalley, Lancashire

13th May 2015

Cromer - North Norfolk  (OS Grid Ref. TG217424 Nearest Post Code NR27 9HP)

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North Norfolk

5th May 2015

The Ashton Memorial, in Williamson Park, Lancaster (OS Grid Ref. SD487612 Nearest Post Code LA1 3RF)

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The Ashton Memorial

28th April 2015

'The Dingle' - Shrewsbury, Shropshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ487123 Nearest Post Code SY1 1JL)

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'The Dingle' in Quarry park
Shrewsbury, Shropshire

20th April 2015

Springtime alongside the Shropshire Canal and the Coalport China Museum (OS Grid Ref. SJ695024 Nearest Post Code TF8 7HT)

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Gorge Museums

10th April 2015

Daffodils at the village of Teigh - Rutland (OS Grid Ref. SK864160 Nearest Post Code LE15 7RT)

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Daffodils and
the county of Rutland

1st April 2015

The 'Sea of Faith' tapestry - The Priory Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Leominster, Herefordshire (OS Grid Ref. SO498592 Nearest Post Code HR6 8DA)

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The Easter story for children
on CBeebies

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

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)

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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