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)



16th March 2017

Lake Windermere from the grounds of Wray Castle, Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY375009 Nearest Post Code LA22 0JA)

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Lake Windermere from the
grounds of Wray Castle

7th March 2017

Dove Stones Moor (viewed from the Atom Panopticon at Laneshawbridge) - Lancashire (OS Grid Ref. SD937392 Nearest Post Code BB8 8SY)

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Dove Stones Moor (from the Atom Panopticon) Lancashire

27th February 2017

Lower Slaughter - the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire (OS Grid Ref. SP163225 Nearest Post Code GL54 2HS)

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Lower Slaughter
The Cotswolds

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)



17th February 2017

Snowdrops in St Llawddog's Churchyard, Cenarth - Carmarthenshire (OS Grid Ref. SN270415 Nearest Post Code SA38 9JL)

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Top spots
for snowdrops

6th February 2017

Durdle Door - Dorset (OS Grid Ref. SY805802 Nearest Post Code BH20 5PU)

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Durdle Door
Dorset

28th January 2017

Coalport China Museum, Shropshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ695024 Nearest Post Code TF8 7HT)

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Coalport China Museum
Shropshire



21st January 2017

Wast Water, Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY168068 Nearest Post Code CA20 1EX)

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Wast Water
Cumbria

11th January 2017

Morecambe Bay and Lighthouse from the Stone Jetty - Lancashire (OS Grid Ref. SD425647 Nearest Post Code LA4 4NJ)

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Morecambe Bay
Lancashire

2nd January 2017

Tarn Hows - Lake District National Park (OS Grid Ref. SD329995 Nearest Post Code LA22 0PP)

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Tarn Hows
Lake District National Park


18th December 2016

The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin - Bury, Lancashire (OS Grid Ref. SD804108 Nearest Post Code BL9 0YB)

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The Parish Church of St. Mary the Virgin - Bury, Lancashire

10th December 2016

Robin at St. Fagans, Cardiff (OS Grid Ref. ST112773 Nearest Post Code CF5 6DP)

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Robin
St. Fagans, Cardiff

4th December 2016

St. Govan's Head, Pembrokeshire (OS Grid Ref. SR967929 Nearest Post Code  SA71 5DZ)

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St. Govan's Head
Pembrokeshire



27th November 2016

Stoke Bruerne - Grand Union Canal, Northamptonshire (OS Grid Ref. SP740501 Nearest Post Code NN12 7SB)

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Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire
Grand Union Canal

19th November 2016

The Pantheon at Stourhead, Wiltshire (OS Grid Ref. ST770338 Nearest Post Code BA12 6QB)

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The Pantheon at Stourhead, Wiltshire



10th November 2016

The Leicestershire Yeomanry War Memorial - Bradgate Park (OS Grid Ref. SK524110 Nearest Post Code LE6 0AH)

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The Leicestershire Yeomanry War Memorial - Bradgate Park. Leics.

4th November 2016

The Huddersfield Narrow Canal, at Slaithwaite in West Yorkshire (OS Grid Ref.  SE075138 Nearest Post Code HD7 5AH)

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The Huddersfield Narrow Canal
Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire



25th October 2016

The view from 'Old John' - Bradgate Park, Leicestershire (OS Grid Ref.  SK524111 Nearest Post Code LE6 0AH)

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The view from 'Old John'
Bradgate Park, Leicestershire

15th October 2016

The view from the top terrace at Powis Castle, Welshpool (OS Grid Ref. SJ215064 Nearest Post Code SY21 8RG )

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The view from the top terrace at Powis Castle, Welshpool

7th October 2016

Loch Lurkie - Dumfries & Galloway (OS Grid Ref. NX730707 Nearest Post Code DG7 3NS )

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Loch Lurkie
Dumfries and Galloway




24th September 2016

The River Wye, from Symonds Yat Rock - Herefordshire (OS Grid Ref. SO565160 Nearest Post Code GL16 7NZ)

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The River Wye, from Symonds Yat Rock - Herefordshire

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
Buckinghamshire

20th August 2016

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

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Lynmouth
Devon

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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Hartlepool's
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
Northumberland



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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