Notes from Small Islands Your guide to some of the most stunning isles of the UK! Take a few of these day trips for pristine nature, wildlife and beauty. Take Ten: Classic Coaching Inns These ancient inns, well-appointed and well-located favorites, which once welcomed wagons and horses, are still open for weary travelers today. A Day Well-Spent: Bristol Everything you need to know for a trip to Bristol! This exciting former seaport melds a wealth of arts and history. On the Road: Roads Less Traveled in West Coast Wales Head west to the far coast of Wales for a road trip adventure that is far less traveled. Around Town: Chelsea Blooms for the Season Get ready for the most beautiful (and fragrant) event of the year! Sandra preps us for the Great Spring Show and explains how to get the most out of Chelsea. A Few Must-See Places for Your Next Trip Hover your mouse over a point of interest on the map to see details. To read the full article, click on the point. Cotswold Treasures There's more to see throughout those pretty hills. Tour 4,000 years of history through these Cotswold locations. Hampshire A six-day itinerary through the Hampshire and Dorset, the lands of Austen and Hardy. Racing Around the Isle of Wight at Cowes If you can't trust Queen Victoria, who can you trust? Visit Cowes, one of her favorite places, the center of British sailing, and so much more. Margate: Revived Dreams of Dreamland Kent's vintage theme park comes back to life in the seaside town of Margate. Port of Manchester Find out how the island port of Manchester reinvented its dockland for the 21st century. Pen Y Fan Our latest photo winner will enchant you with this image of Pen y Fan in south Wales, taken on a Valentine's Day hike. Kirkwall Though only 10 miles from the Scottish mainland, Orkney is one destination that really feels a world away. Lifeline of the Islands: The CalMac Ferry Goods and people move only by Caledonian MacBrayne throughout the Hebrides. Jacobite Dreams and the Uprising of ’45 Editor Dana Huntley takes us through the rise and fall of Bonnie Prince Charlie's rebellion. River Conwy: From Mountain Streams to Conwy Bay Meander the Vale of Conwy from Betws-y-Coed to Llandudno--with an extra gallery of photos. Outlander: Season 2, Episode 7: ‘Faith’ Claire and Jaime say goodbye to Paris and their baby in an emotional episode. (Not the kid in the picture. She’s fine!) Florence Nightingale History Report A brief history of the ‘Lady with the Lamp’.