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)

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

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)

20th August 2016

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

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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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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

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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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

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

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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