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Countryside Collection

"Discover the charm of the countryside through time and space. Step back into the 1950s with Downland Rambles, a picturesque journey captured in a vintage BR poster

Background imageCountryside Collection: Children pony trekking, Horner, Somerset

Children pony trekking, Horner, Somerset
Children pony trekking at Horner, Exmoor, Somerset. Date: circa 1980s

Background imageCountryside Collection: View across farmland towards distant fells, looking towards Pendle Hill, Clitheroe

View across farmland towards distant fells, looking towards Pendle Hill, Clitheroe, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, England, November

Background imageCountryside Collection: Shepherd wearing a smock with his dog and sheep, January 1925

Shepherd wearing a smock with his dog and sheep, January 1925 George Garland Collection West Sussex Record Office Ref No: Garland N873

Background imageCountryside Collection: Bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) on Eype Down with Colmer's Hill in background, Bridport

Bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) on Eype Down with Colmer's Hill in background, Bridport, Dorset, England, UK. May 2014

Background imageCountryside Collection: Downland Rambles, BR poster, 1950s

Downland Rambles, BR poster, 1950s
Poster produced for British Railways (BR) promoting rail services to the East Sussex coast, showing a panoramic view of the cliffs of Beachy Head at Eastbourne

Background imageCountryside Collection: Coast at Claddaghduff with Omey Island, Connemara, County Galway, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Coast at Claddaghduff with Omey Island, Connemara, County Galway, Republic of Ireland, Europe

Background imageCountryside Collection: Neville Chamberlain fishing by Ernest H. Thomas

Neville Chamberlain fishing by Ernest H. Thomas
Prime Minister, The Right Hon. Neville Chamberlain engaged in his favourite pastime of fly fishing. The artist, Ernest H. Thomas

Background imageCountryside Collection: Dalkey Island With Rainbow, Dublin, Ireland

Dalkey Island With Rainbow, Dublin, Ireland

Background imageCountryside Collection: Angling, Delphi Lodge, Co Mayo, Ireland

Angling, Delphi Lodge, Co Mayo, Ireland

Background imageCountryside Collection: Loch Lomond, LNER and LMS poster, c 1940s

Loch Lomond, LNER and LMS poster, c 1940s
London Midland & Scottish and London & North Eastern Railway poster promoting Scotland for holidays. Artwork by Patrick MacIntosh

Background imageCountryside Collection: View over Wye Valley from Symonds Yat Rock, Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean, Herefordshire

View over Wye Valley from Symonds Yat Rock, Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCountryside Collection: England, Northumberland, Sycamore Gap, Northumberland National Park

England, Northumberland, Sycamore Gap, Northumberland National Park. Sycamore Gap, a famous landmark along Hadrians Wall in the Hadrians Wall World Heritage Site

Background imageCountryside Collection: Godrevy Island and Lighthouse - from Gwithian - thrift - Cornwall - UK

Godrevy Island and Lighthouse - from Gwithian - thrift - Cornwall - UK
DAC-269 Godrevy Island and Lighthouse - from Gwithian - thrift Cornwall - UK David Chapman Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageCountryside Collection: Tiger-Nest, Taktshang Goempa monastery hanging in the cliffs, Bhutan

Tiger-Nest, Taktshang Goempa monastery hanging in the cliffs, Bhutan

Background imageCountryside Collection: Freight train on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, by Selwyn Pearce-Higgins

Freight train on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, by Selwyn Pearce-Higgins. This narrow gauge railway line was opened in 1903

Background imageCountryside Collection: Steam train on the Heritage Poppy Line from Sheringham to Holt, with Weybourne Mill in background

Steam train on the Heritage Poppy Line from Sheringham to Holt, with Weybourne Mill in background, Norfolk, UK, April

Background imageCountryside Collection: Port Isaac or Port Wenn home of TVs Doc Martin

Port Isaac or Port Wenn home of TVs Doc Martin
The harbour at Port Isaac in North Cornwall England, known around the world as Port Wenn the home of Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes

Background imageCountryside Collection: Ramparts of the prehistoric hill fort on Hambledon Hill above the Blackmore Vale

Ramparts of the prehistoric hill fort on Hambledon Hill above the Blackmore Vale, Dorset, England, UK, September 2015

Background imageCountryside Collection: Sheep below Black Mountain, Llanddeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire

Sheep below Black Mountain, Llanddeusant, Brecon Beacons National Park, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCountryside Collection: Hannah Hauxwell - English farmer

Hannah Hauxwell - English farmer
Hannah Hauxwell, 1926 ? 2018, was an English farmer who was the subject of several television documentaries. She first came to public attention after being covered in an ITV documentary

Background imageCountryside Collection: Photograph by Cyril Herbert showing a steam locomotive pulling an express train in

Photograph by Cyril Herbert showing a steam locomotive pulling an express train in the West Highlands of Scotland

Background imageCountryside Collection: Portreath - wave breaks over pier in storm - Cornwall - UK

Portreath - wave breaks over pier in storm - Cornwall - UK
DAC-106 Portreath - wave breaks over pier in storm Cornwall - UK David Chapman Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageCountryside Collection: Niagara Falls on the Niagara River that connects Lakes

Niagara Falls on the Niagara River that connects Lakes Ontario and Erie, American Falls on the left, and Horseshoe Falls on the right, New York State, United States of America (U.S.A.), North America

Background imageCountryside Collection: Black Hill / The Cats Back a narrow ridge walk in the Welsh Borders. To the right is Wales

Black Hill / The Cats Back a narrow ridge walk in the Welsh Borders. To the right is Wales and the Black Mountains of the Brecon Beacons National Park to the left the patchwork fields of

Background imageCountryside Collection: Edie Martin and George Relph

Edie Martin and George Relph
as Emily and the vicar in The Titfield Thunderbolt

Background imageCountryside Collection: Northern Irish coastline with wide sandy beaches in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Northern Irish coastline with wide sandy beaches in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCountryside Collection: One of the Famly - a horse joins a family meal

One of the Famly - a horse joins a family meal
One of the Family by Frederick George Cotman (original in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool). Cotman painted this romantic scene of rustic domestic life at the Black Boy Inn at Hurley on Thames

Background imageCountryside Collection: View across farmland towards fell, Parlick Fell, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, England, November

View across farmland towards fell, Parlick Fell, Forest of Bowland, Lancashire, England, November

Background imageCountryside Collection: Aerial view of the famous White Horse below Bratton Camp

Aerial view of the famous White Horse below Bratton Camp, an Iron Age hillfort near Westbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCountryside Collection: Aerial view of Salcombe on the Kingsbridge Estuary, Devon, England, United Kingdom

Aerial view of Salcombe on the Kingsbridge Estuary, Devon, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCountryside Collection: Goats take a walk in Wales

Goats take a walk in Wales
A herd of goats walk the quiet streets in Llandudno, north Wales, Tuesday March 31, 2020. A group of goats have been spotted walking around the deserted streets of the seaside town during

Background imageCountryside Collection: Hawes, Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England, UK

Hawes, Wensleydale, Yorkshire Dales National Park, North Yorkshire, England, UK. June 2017

Background imageCountryside Collection: Thames Barges at Maldon, Essex

Thames Barges at Maldon, Essex
Two Thames barges with sails set are becalmed on a windless day and their red sails are reflected in the calm water

Background imageCountryside Collection: Byall Fen DP219045

Byall Fen DP219045
Byall Fen, Manea, Fenland, Cambridgeshire. The landscape at Welches Dam, looking south-west towards the river Delph from the embankment track, September 2017

Background imageCountryside Collection: View of woodland, river and pastures, River Wye, Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean

View of woodland, river and pastures, River Wye, Symonds Yat, Forest of Dean, border between Herefordshire and Gloucestershire, England, November

Background imageCountryside Collection: Gorran Haven - Early Morning - Cornwall - UK

Gorran Haven - Early Morning - Cornwall - UK
DAC-848 Gorran Haven - Early Morning Cornwall - UK David Chapman Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageCountryside Collection: Harbour, The Dyke, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Harbour, The Dyke, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
19th century vintage photograph: sailing ships in the harbour, The Dyke, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Background imageCountryside Collection: Helford River, Cornwall

Helford River, Cornwall
A view from an open window onto the Helford River with sailing boats, Cornwall. Date: 1980s

Background imageCountryside Collection: Black John of Tetcott, James Northcote (1746-1831)

Black John of Tetcott, James Northcote (1746-1831)
Oil on canvas, English School. In 1784 Northcote painted the portrait of John Arscott (1718-1788) of Tetcott, Devon, and it is probable that he painted this portrait of Black John of Tetcott at same

Background imageCountryside Collection: Path through bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) forest, Ashridge, Hertfordshire, England

Path through bluebell (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) forest, Ashridge, Hertfordshire, England

Background imageCountryside Collection: View towards Glastonbury tor from Walton Hill at dawn, Somerset Levels, Somerset

View towards Glastonbury tor from Walton Hill at dawn, Somerset Levels, Somerset, England, UK, April 2011

Background imageCountryside Collection: Ellen Terry / Kent Home

Ellen Terry / Kent Home
Dame ELLEN ALICE TERRY English actresss home, Small Hythe, near Tenterden, Kent Date: 1912

Background imageCountryside Collection: Entrance to Cal-Neva Lodge, Nevada, USA

Entrance to Cal-Neva Lodge, Nevada, USA
Entrance to Cal-Neva Lodge, spa resort on Stateline Road, Crystal Bay, Nevada, USA, near Lake Tahoe. circa 1930

Background imageCountryside Collection: Cotswold landscape and distant Malvern Hills at sunset, Farmcote, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire

Cotswold landscape and distant Malvern Hills at sunset, Farmcote, Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCountryside Collection: Light-Houses, Fastnet Rock

Light-Houses, Fastnet Rock
Fine Art Storehouse Design Pics Gallery

Background imageCountryside Collection: Piper L-4 Cub in US Army D-Day colors

Piper L-4 Cub in US Army D-Day colors
Varberg, Sweden - Piper L-4 Cub in US Army D-Day colors

Background imageCountryside Collection: Cannon Beach, view from Ecola State Park, Oregon, USA

Cannon Beach, view from Ecola State Park, Oregon, USA

Background imageCountryside Collection: Point, Devoran, Feock, Cornwall. 1857

Point, Devoran, Feock, Cornwall. 1857
A watercolour by S.A.C.W. showing the lead smelting works at Point. Photographer: Unknown




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"Discover the charm of the countryside through time and space. Step back into the 1950s with Downland Rambles, a picturesque journey captured in a vintage BR poster. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of Loch Lomond, as depicted in an enchanting LNER and LMS poster from the 1940s. Marvel at Godrevy Island and its majestic lighthouse, nestled amidst thrift flowers in Cornwall's Gwithian. Take in the breathtaking view over Wye Valley from Symonds Yat Rock, where nature's beauty unfolds within Herefordshire's Forest of Dean. Experience the nostalgia of a bygone era with a freight train chugging along on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway, immortalized by Selwyn Pearce-Higgins' lens. Behold the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls on the mighty Niagara River that connects vast lakes, leaving you spellbound by nature's power. Meet Edie Martin and George Relph, two souls who found solace and contentment amidst rural serenity. Soar above Salcombe on Kingsbridge Estuary for an aerial perspective that reveals Devon's coastal allure like never before. Travel back centuries to witness ancient history atop Hambledon Hill's ramparts overlooking Blackmore Vale—a testament to human resilience across time. Meet Hannah Hauxwell—an English farmer whose unwavering spirit embodies rural perseverance. Indulge your senses further as you explore Hawes in Yorkshire Dales National Park—where untamed landscapes meet quaint village life—a true haven for adventurers seeking solace amid nature’s embrace. Finally, step into Ellen Terry’s Kent Home—an idyllic retreat where artistic inspiration flourished amidst rolling green hills. " Note.