Beautiful Britain - full index

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Picture of the day Enjoy a different picture from 'somewhere' in Beautiful Britain every day! (Size 1024x768)
On This Day Events from British history that took place ..... on this day
New! Daily surprise jigsaw (downloadable jigsaw - 2 sizes available)

Updated regularly

Picture of the moment Downloadable desktop wallpaper (As from 18th July 2013 all new desktop wallpapers are available in 1920x1080 only)
Jigsaw of the moment (downloadable jigsaws - 2 sizes available)
New! Surprise jigsaw of the moment (downloadable jigsaw - 2 sizes available)

Desktop Wallpaper

Picture of the moment Downloadable desktop wallpaper
Picture of the day Change your wallpaper every day! (Size 1024x768)
Beautiful Britain wallpaper - page 1 Wallpaper images from previous weeks
Beautiful Britain wallpaper - page 2 More images from the previous weeks
Whitworth wallpaper 1024x768 wallpaper from our home town
Steam engine wallpaper 1024x768 wallpaper - The East Lancashire Railway - Ramsbottom
Wallpaper help Download tips and compatibility
Calibrate your monitor How to adjust brightness / contrast for better viewing


Slideshow The last 3 years of Beautiful Britain wallpaper, viewable as a 'slide show'
Screensaver index Preview all the screensaver images
Spring screensaver Four spring images from Beautiful Britain
Summer screensaver Four summer images from Beautiful Britain
Autumn screensaver Four autumn images from Beautiful Britain
Winter screensaver Four winter images from Beautiful Britain
Four seasons screensaver The four seasons images dissolve and merge
Beautiful Britain screensaver Three merging images, all from Scotland

Downloadable Desktop Jigsaws

Jigsaw - Index page Preview the available jigsaws
Jigsaw help page Useful download and playing hints
New! Daily surprise jigsaw (downloadable jigsaw - 2 sizes available)
New! Surprise jigsaw (downloadable jigsaw - 2 sizes available)

Out & About

Aberfan A page to commemorate the events of 21st October 2016 when 116 young children and 26 adults were killed when a coal spoil heap slid down the hillside and engulfed Pantglas Junior School in the village of Aberfan
Biddulph Grange Garden National Trust garden - Biddulph - Stoke on Trent
Bodnant Garden Spectacular gardens in Bodnant - North Wales
Bute The Isle of Bute - Argyll and Bute Scotland
Culross Unspoilt National Trust for Scotland village
Eden Project The world famous and spectacular 'biomes' in Cornwall
Eyam The story of the Great Plague - Eyam village, Derbyshire
Haworth Yorkshire village, famous for Emily, Anne and Charlotte Bronte
Portmeirion North Wales village used in the cult TV series 'The Prisoner'
Prettiest counties? England's prettiest counties. Based on a survey by Country Life magazine. Plus, why American author Bill Bryson loves Britain.
Record breakers Where to find Britain's smallest house, its shortest street, the highest inn, its largest lake etc. etc.
Sign Language Quirky & humorous signs collected whilst 'Out & About'
Sign Language - page 2 More humorous signs & pictures collected whilst 'Out & About'
Spalding Flower Festival Lincolnshire - Flower decorated floats in an annual parade
Spalding Parade The end of an era as the Flower Parade is axed
Film & TV Locations This page contains images from the North of England used as film & TV locations
Wasdale The superb isolation of Wast Water in the Lake District
Whitby Delightful Yorkshire town on Britain's east coast
Woodland flowers Spring time flowers in deciduous woodland
Wycoller Delightful Lancashire village with Bronte associations
Out and about Thumbnail images and links to each of the pages above
Out and about crossword On screen or printable crossword. All the information required to complete this crossword can be found in the Out & About section of this website!

Whitworth - Rossendale Valley

Whitworth Former Lancashire mill town - Rossendale Valley
Whitworth in winter Cowm Reservoir and Healey Dell Nature Reserve
Whitworth of Yesteryear Watercolours by local amateur artist Brian Clegg
Animal portraits The badger image was created for this web site by Brian Clegg
In the Shadow of Brown Wardle A 47 page booklet, written by site visitor and former Whitworth resident Beryl Howarth. It's a fascinating insight into life in the 1930s and 1940s
Whitworth museum The Heritage Museum & The Whitworth Historical Society
Black & white pictures 'Old' Whitworth - trams, omnibus, steam train, etc.
Family Roots Can you help these people trace their roots to the Rossendale valley?
Whitworth wallpaper Views of Whitworth available for download as 1024x768 wallpaper
Whitworth Links Links from the Beautiful Britain website to externally maintained websites about Whitworth, in the county of Lancashire.

Badgers and Foxes

Billy Badger's Home Page For children (or the young at heart!)
Badger facts More about these fascinating, nocturnal mammals
Badger history Rossendale - a stronghold for badgers
Badger watching Badger watching in our Whitworth garden
Foxes Ever present in many gardens
Garden Cam Night time images captured with an infra red camera

Wildlife Gardening & Humane Mouse Traps

Wildlife Gardening Hints on how to attract a variety of wildlife to your garden
Wild flowers Native British flowers in our Rossendale garden
Wildlife links Relevant links to other wildlife web sites
House mice & wood mice Consider humane traps or chemicals as an alternative to traditional spring loaded traps and poisons
Humane mouse traps Two humane traps reviewed


Canals Cruising Britain's canals in a Wilderness trailable boat
Wilderness - review Canal & Riverboat test review of the Wilderness Beaver boat
Wilderness - interior Wilderness Beaver Boat - Interior photographs
Standedge Tunnel Britain's highest, longest and deepest canal tunnel
Portland Basin Museum Housed in the rebuilt Ashton Canal Warehouse
Huddersfield Narrow Canal Location map and brief details of the canal's history
Stalybridge & Slaithwaite Pictures taken shortly before the canal was reopened

A Cruise on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal - "The Impossible Restoration"

Marple - Ashton A cruise on the Huddersfield Narrow Canal - page 1 of 6
Stalybridge Stalybridge & the canal - completely transformed
Stalybridge - Diggle Mostly rural. The Diggle flight leads to Standedge Tunnel
Standedge Tunnel Diggle & Marsden pictures, plus The Standedge Experience
Marsden - Slaithwaite Pleasant section with a new canal channel at Slaithwaite
Slaithwaite - Huddersfield At Huddersfield the canal is tunnelled under factories

Norfolk Broads

Sorrento Star The boat's owner would appreciate any further pictures or history.
Admiral 5 Pictures of a former Norfolk Broads hire cruiser. The boat's owner would appreciate any further pictures or history.
Broad Ambition The story of Broad Ambition and her on-going restoration. (Broad Ambition is a former Norfolk Broads hire cruiser, previously named Star Supreme 1)
Monarch The history of Monarch, a 1938 former Norfolk Broads hire cruiser. Pictures and history by the boat's owners
Shaft of Light An ex Norfolk Broads hire boat from the 1940s, in private ownership since 1974. Pictures and history by the boat's owners
Blakes' Cruisers Scanned images and boat info. - Blakes catalogue 1947
Norfolk Broads 1950s Sepia toned holiday pictures from the 1950s
More 1950s boats More about the Norfolk Broads in the 1950s
Norfolk Broads 1960s Colour pictures from the 1960s - Broads wooden cruisers
More 1960s boats More Norfolk Broads boats + Horning village 1920s-1930s

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