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)



11th September 2017
Google location map

Haymaking at Brough Castle, Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY791140 Nearest Post Code CA17 4EJ)

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Haymaking
Brough Castle, Cumbria

2nd September 2017
Google location map

Portloe Harbour, Cornwall (OS Grid Ref. SW937393 Nearest Post Code TR2 5QY)

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Portloe Harbour
Cornwall

24th August 2017
Google location map

Wild teasels at Penmon Priory, Isle of Anglesey (OS Grid Ref. SH630806 Nearest Post Code LL58 8SP)

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Wild teasels at Penmon Priory
Isle of Anglesey

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)


11th August 2017
Google location map

Historic canal boats, Audlem Mill : Shropshire Union Canal - Cheshire (OS Grid Ref. SJ656437 Nearest Post Code CW3 0ED)

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Historic canal boats, Audlem Mill
Shropshire Union Canal - Cheshire

25th July 2017
Google location map

Dunure, South Ayrshire (OS Grid Ref. NS252158 Nearest Post Code KA7 4LX)

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Dunure
South Ayrshire

16th July 2017
Google location map

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

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Aysgarth Upper Falls
Wensleydale - Yorkshire Dales


7th July 2017
Google location map

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

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Smithills Hall, Bolton
Greater Manchester

30th June 2017
Google location map

Knipe - the Lowther Estate, Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY516196 Nearest Post Code CA10 2PU)

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Knipe - Cumbria
History of the UK's phone boxes

23rd June 2017
Google location map

Ullswater, Cumbria (OS Grid Ref.  NY407201 Nearest Post Code CA11 0JS)

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Ullswater
Cumbria



15th June 2017
Google location map

The Eden Valley, Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY535180 Nearest Post Code CA10 2QU)

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The Eden Valley
Cumbria

7th June 2017
Google location map

Wayside flowers in the Eden Valley, Cumbria (OS Grid Ref. NY502243 Nearest Post Code CA10 2LS)

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Wayside flowers
Eden Valley, Cumbria

26th May 2017
Google location map

Culzean Castle & Boathouse, Ayrshire (OS Grid Ref. NS231102 Nearest Post Code KA19 8LE)

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Culzean Castle and Boathouse
Ayrshire



16th May 2017
Google location map

The Burns Monument, photographed from the Brig o' Doon - Alloway (OS Grid Ref. NS332178 Nearest Post Code KA7 4PJ)

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The Burns Monument, from the Brig o' Doon - Alloway

5th May 2017
Google location map

Native wayside bluebells at Elmridge - Lancashire (OS Grid Ref. SD593408 Nearest Post Code PR3 2NX)

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Native Bluebells - How to identify Britain's wild flowers

27th April 2017
Google location map

Are ewe friendly? Welsh sheep in rural Denbighshire (OS Grid Ref.  SJ021497  Nearest Post Code   LL21 9PP)

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Welsh sheep
in rural Denbighshire



18th April 2017
Google location map

Llantysilio Mountain, Denbighshire (OS Grid Ref.  SJ148440 Nearest Post Code   LL21 9BN)

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Llantysilio Mountain
Denbighshire

10th April 2017
Google location map

Llangar Church - Dee Valley, Denbighshire (OS Grid Ref.  SJ063424 Nearest Post Code  LL21 0HW)

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Llangar Church - Dee Valley
Denbighshire



1st April 2017
Google location map

Bembridge Harbour - Isle of Wight (OS Grid Ref.  SZ633884 Nearest Post Code  PO33 1XQ)

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Bembridge Harbour
Isle of Wight

25th March 2017
Google location map

Loch Eilt, Lochaber - West Highlands of Scotland (OS Grid Ref. NM799827 Nearest Post Code PH38 4LZ)

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Loch Eilt, West Highlands
Used as Harry Potter location

16th March 2017
Google location map

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
Google location map

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
Google location map

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

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Lower Slaughter
The Cotswolds

17th February 2017
Google location map

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
Google location map

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

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Durdle Door
Dorset

28th January 2017
Google location map

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

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Coalport China Museum
Shropshire

21st January 2017
Google location map

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

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Wast Water
Cumbria



11th January 2017
Google location map

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
Google location map

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
Google location map

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






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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