Photo of Medmenham Church, Buckinghamshire

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: 13th century inn, Medmenham >>

Medmenham Church, Buckinghamshire

License this image for your own use

Medmenham Church, Buckinghamshire
Medmenham, Buckinghamshire, England
Photo location map

About the photo:

The small village of Medmenham lies about 2 miles west of Marlow-on-Thames, on the north bank of the River Thames. The parish church of St Peter and St Paul is mainly 12th century, though there has been a church on the site since the 7th century. Look for the stained glass window to Birinus, the first Bishop of Dorchester and alleged founder of the church.

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
in
HISTORY CORNER
Name the mystery historic attraction
See larger image



This first president of the Royal Academy was the foremost portrait painter of the late 18th century



21 September, 1745

Battle of Prestonpans

Bonnie Prince Charlie's Jacobites rout English dragoons led by General Cope

This king was the first Plantagent to be buried in England






Amersham (Hotel)
The Kings Arms

The Kings Arms

Located in the heart of Old Amersham. The hotel dates back to the 15th century, but was recently fully refurbished, extended and re-opened. The hotel offers both executive and deluxe accomodation for the business and leisure traveller. The rooms all have every comfort you would expect, including broadband and LCD … more >>

More hotels in Buckinghamshire >>

Chicheley (Hotel)
De Vere Venues Chicheley Hall

De Vere Venues Chicheley Hall

Be inspired by De Vere Venues Chicheley Hall. Tucked away in 80 acres of beautifully kept grounds Chicheley Hall is a stunning Grade I listed mansion full of the latest business facilities. Regarded as on of the finest examples of the early 18th Century architecture the current hall dating back … more >>

More hotels in Buckinghamshire >>

Passionate about British Heritage!