Picture of the Moment and accompanying jigsaws from Beautiful Britain

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More widescreen wallpaper on page 1 also page 2 and Yorkshire Wallpaper
plus a Daily picture (non-widescreen) from 'somewhere' in Beautiful Britain - daily pictures


Sunday 16th July 2017


Quote:- 'Think of your life as a waterfall; it may come crashing down at some point, it may have its ups and downs,
but in the end, it will continue to flow.' (Anon)

Aysgarth Upper Falls, Wensleydale - Yorkshire Dales
(OS Grid Ref. SE012886 Nearest Post Code DL8 3SR)

Aysgarth Falls in Wensleydale (Yorkshire Dales) are a triple flight of waterfalls formed during the Ice Age, cut out by the River Ure. Comprising Lower, Middle and Upper Falls they stretch out for almost a mile. The artists Ruskin and Turner and the poet William Wordsworth all visited and enthused about the falls’ outstanding beauty. The Upper and Middle Falls were featured in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

Picture of the Moment


Desktop Wallpaper (widescreen view)

1920x1080 widescreen (460K)

Picture of the Moment jigsaw


Downloadable Jigsaws

The downloadable jigsaw is available here

 
 


More widescreen wallpaper on page 1 and page 2 - Non-widescreen daily wallpaper


How to use as PC wallpaper -
Click on the 1920x1080 link above. 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.

How to use as phone wallpaper - On your Tablet or Smart Phone long press on the enlarged image and choose to Save it. Use the phone's Settings menu to change the wallpaper.


 

MORE ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPH

Aysgarth Falls in Wensleydale (Yorkshire Dales) are a triple flight of waterfalls formed during the Ice Age, cut out by the River Ure. Comprising Lower, Middle and Upper Falls they stretch out for almost a mile. The artists Ruskin and Turner and the poet William Wordsworth all visited and enthused about the falls’ outstanding beauty. The Upper and Middle Falls were featured in the 1991 film Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves.

Two Interactive maps show the photo's location

Map 1 on the left uses Ordnance Survey data from OS OpenSpace. You can pan the map by dragging the map or zoom in / out by using the + or - buttons.


Map 2 - is a Google Map close up satellite view with the option to view in Google Street View. The 'push pin' indicates the photo's location.

(Many thanks to Stephanie, from Ohio, for giving me the inspiration to create this addition. I hope that it adds to your enjoyment of the page.)

More about Aysgarth Falls



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