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OS Wallpaper: July 2019
This image by Donna Apsey was taken from the top of Old Winchester Hill, and shows a dramatic cloudscape over the South Downs National Park
OS Wallpaper: June 2019
This image by George Nash was taken in Eastnor, Hereforshire, and shows a carpet of bluebells typical of late spring
OS Wallpaper: May 2019
This image by Natalie Hume was chosen for the cover of the new OS Explorer OL23 map of Cadair Idris & Bala Lake, and shows Llyn Cau sparking in the sunlight
OS Wallpaper: April 2019
Long-time contributor Thomas Obst recently sent in this photo of Loch Hiort in St Kilda, Outer Hebrides, looking from the beach on Hirta to Bioda Mor.
OS Wallpaper: March 2019
Not all landscape photos need to be of dramatic views. This simple shot of eel traps at Longstock on the River Test in Hampshire by Kevin Browne creates a wonderful tranquil desktop and mobile background image.
OS Wallpaper: February 2019
Cold weather and long nights can make it harder to GetOutside, but it also makes it much easier to catch some spectacular sunrises. Here's one from Derbyshire, taken by travel blogger Samantha Wragg.
OS Wallpaper: January 2019
Taken from the viewpoint on the A498 near the Pen Y Gwryd Hotel by David Griffiths, the low light angle and snow-covered rocky slopes of Snowdon create an image that looks almost like a fractal graphic, and is a great image for a chilly January.
OS Wallpaper: Christmas 2018
Merry Christmas from everyone at Ordnance Survey
OS Wallpaper: December 2018
This photo by Shell Grayston of Get Out With The Kids shows an incredible tranquil pond. Autumn is a great time of the year to get these kinds of shots, as late sunrise and cold mornings combine.
OS Wallpaper: November 2018
This photo by Alan McDonald is a view of Edinburgh taken from Salisbury Crags, near Arthur's Seat. It was taken in October 2015, and Alan caught the city just as the sun dropped below the horizon.