Photo of Kildonan, Isle of Arran

Scenic travel photos of England, Scotland, and Wales

by , Photographer / Editor

Featuring our favourite photos from our travels throughout England, Scotland, and Wales. We got up before dawn and stayed out late to photograph the most historic sites and the most stunning scenery in Britain, just for you.

Archived Images

More images: Glen Catacol, Isle of Arran >>

Kildonan, Isle of Arran

License this image for your own use

Kildonan, Isle of Arran
Ayrshire and Arran - Kildonan, Strathclyde, Scotland
Photo location map

About the photo:

Sunset over the rocks at Kildonan, Isle of Arran. I spent a week on Arran, and visited Kildonan on numerous occasions, mostly hoping to see the seals which are supposed to visit regularly. Its a lovely, remote-feeling place, with long knife-edge fingers of rock jutting out into the sea. I never did see the seals, but I was lucky enough to watch the sun set over the rocks this night.

Save this image as Desktop wallpaper for your computer - free!*

Choose from these Common monitor resolutions:
800x600 - 1024x768 - 1600x1200 - 1920x1200

A note for Mac users

RIGHT-CLICK on the image size you want to use, and select 'Save link As ...' (The exact wording may vary according to your browser). Choose a location on your computer to save the image, 'My Pictures' is a good choice in Windows XP. Other operating systems will have a similar folder. Remember where you saved the image! Now right click on your Desktop.

In Windows XP choose Properties > Desktop > Browse and select the image you just downloaded. In current Mac versions just right click on the desktop and select Change Desktop Background ...

Did you miss a daily image? Don't despair, check out our Archived Images. All images are available as free computer desktop wallpaper in a variety of common sizes.

* Free means free for your own personal use. If you like our wallpaper images pass them on to your friends (and tell your friends where you got them!). You may not sell our images or use them for any commercial purposes without obtaining prior licensing approval. C'mon! Be nice!

Monitor resolution, or 'how can I tell what size image I need to use to fit my monitor?'

While we can't give instructions for every operating system, here's how to determine your monitor resolution in Windows XP and Mac OSX.

Windows XP - right click anywhere on your desktop. A menu will pop up. Choose 'Properties' from the menu. A window with several tabs will pop up. Click on the 'Settings' tab. Look at the numbers under the Screen Resolution slider. That's your current setting.

Mac OSX - click on System Preferences, then Displays, then the Display Tab (should be showing by default). Your current resolution will be highlighted.

Images are set to a gamma of 2.2, which is pretty much industry standard for image display and printing. The only trouble is that Mac monitors generally have a gamma set to 1.8 by default, which means that images MAY appear slightly washed out, or show colours not quite as intended. You can reset your monitor's gamma easily on a Mac. Do a simple search for 'reset gamma Mac' on Google. And in case anyone thinks we're putting Mac users second, let me reassure you that we use both Macs and Windows machines at Britain Express!

Image is © David Ross

Attraction search
Featured Historic Hotel
King's Arms Hotel

King's Arms Hotel
Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway

Heritage Rating: Heritage Rating

Dating from the 1600's, this former coaching inn echoes that same function to this day as it continues to extend a warm welcome to visitors and locals alike. As a … more >>

More hotels in Dumfries and Galloway >>


Name the Historic attraction

Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image

British History Quiz

Who rebuilt St Paul's Cathedral after the Great Fire of London?


This Day in British History

21 October, 1559

Mary of Guise deposed as Regent of Scotland

Mary, mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, was ousted by the Lords of the Congregation for letting the French fortify Leith

Monarch Mayhem

This king was married twice, the second time to Joan of Navarre



Passionate about British Heritage!