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Explore the unique areas of the Falkland Islands including the fascinating Pebble Beach and the stunning Saunders Island

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  1. Add Gypsy Cove to your Itinerary

    Gypsy Cove

    East Falkland

    At just 6.5 km (4 miles) from Stanley, Gypsy Cove is the most accessible wildlife site from the capital city. It is part of the Cape Pembroke peninsula which is a National Nature Reserve. The small bay with its white sand beach is sheltered from…

  2. Add Saunders Island to your Itinerary

    Saunders Island

    Saunders Island

    Named after 18th century British Admiral and site of the first British settlement in the Falklands, Saunders is located in the northwest of the archipelago. Port Egmont was built in 1765 and vestiges of this early settlement can be seen, a short…

  3. Add Swan Inlet to your Itinerary

    Swan Inlet

    East Falkland

    Located between Darwin and Mount Pleasant Complex, Swan Inlet provides easy fishing opportunities below a bridge, accessible on foot. The estuary is shallow and fishing on a rising tide is both safe and productive. A permit is needed to fish;…

  4. Margaret Thatcher Memorial Bust

    Stanley

    Situated on Thatcher Drive, alongside the 1982 Memorial in Stanley, the bronze bust of Margaret Thatcher was created by local sculptor and taxidermist, Steve Massam. Unveiled on Thatcher Day, 10th June 2015, the bust commemorates the life of the UK…

  5. Add Pebble Island to your Itinerary

    Pebble Island

    Pebble Island

    Named for the attractive, unusual pebbles found on some of the beaches, Pebble Island is situated in the northwest of the archipelago. The terrain is varied with a chain of rocky peaks, a lakeland area and white sand beaches including the stunning…

  6. Add Narrows Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

  7. Add Murrell River to your Itinerary

    Murrell River

    East Falkland

    Located close to Stanley, the Islands’ capital, on East Falkland, the freshwater stretch of the Murrell river is not open for fishing but there are excellent opportunities at the estuary.

  8. Add Chartres River to your Itinerary

    Chartres River

    West Falkland

    Located on West Falkland, the Chartres river is best known for its consistency, deep runs and pools. The river rises in the southwest foothills of the Hornby Mountains and flows westwards for around 25km (15 miles) to Christmas Harbour, running…

  9. Add Totem Pole to your Itinerary

    Totem Pole

    Stanley

    Situated on the Stanley by-pass road, en route to Surf Bay, east of the town, the Totem Pole is a quirky structure signposting distances to various places in the world. Originally created by military personnel, signs have been added by many visitors…

  10. Add HMS Glamorgan Memorial to your Itinerary

    HMS Glamorgan Memorial

    Stanley

    Situated at Hookers Point, close to Surf Bay, the long white sand beach to the east of Stanley, the magnificent HMS Glamorgan memorial was unveiled in 2011. Although the ship did not sink, lives were lost on the Glamorgan which was badly damaged by…

  11. Add Weddell Island to your Itinerary

    Weddell Island

    Weddell Island

    Named after a British explorer, Weddell Island is located towards the southwest of the archipelago. It is the largest offshore island and has widely varying terrain from open plains to rocky hills, white sand beaches to sheltered coves.

  12. Add Patricia Luxton Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Patricia Luxton Nature Reserve

    Chartres, West Falkland

    Situated at Chartres, West Falkland, the Patricia Luxton Nature Reserve contains many endemic and rare plant species along with great birding opportunities. The Reserve can be reached by road with the millennium picnic and camping area easy to find.

  13. Add HMS Coventry Memorial to your Itinerary

    HMS Coventry Memorial

    Pebble Island

    Located on Pebble Island in the northwest of the archipelago, the HMS Coventry memorial is a simple cross atop a cairn close to First Mountain, west of the settlement. HMS Coventry was attacked by Argentine A-4B Skyhawks on 25th May 1982. She had…

  14. Add Learjet Memorial to your Itinerary

    Learjet Memorial

    Pebble Island

    Located at the west end of Pebble Island, close to Marble Mountain, a memorial commemorates the lost lives of five Argentine airmen whose Learjet crashed in the area after it was hit by a Sea Dart missile fired from HMS Exeter on 7 June 1982 during…

  15. Add Nick Taylor Memorial to your Itinerary

    Nick Taylor Memorial

    Goose Green, East Falkland

    Located close to Goose Green, the memorial commemorates the life of Nicholas Taylor, 800 Naval Air Squadron of HMS Hermes, Fleet Air Arm, Royal Navy. Nick was shot down on 4th May. His grave is headed by an inscribed memorial stone with wooden cross…

  16. Add Goose Green Museum to your Itinerary

    Goose Green Museum

    Goose Green Settlement, East Falkland

    Relocated from San Carlos Museum in 2018, is part of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust. The main displays chart the events of the 1982 war, the key can be collected from the Goose Green Galley close by. Other exhibits show aspects of…

  17. Add Port Harriet Stone Corral to your Itinerary

    Port Harriet Stone Corral

    East Falkland

    Corrals were constructed of both stone and turf depending on the site and the availability of materials. They were built by early settlers to the Islands to assist the movement of domesticated animals, originally cattle and later sheep.

  18. Add Jhelum Shipwreck to your Itinerary

    Jhelum Shipwreck

    Stanley

    West of the 1914 Battle Memorial in Stanley Harbour lies the wreck of the Jhelum.  Launched in Liverpool in the UK in 1849, the Jhelum suffered damage on its journey from Callao to Dunkirk around Cape Horn, while carrying a caro of guano for use as…

  19. Add Cape Pembroke Lighthouse to your Itinerary

    Cape Pembroke Lighthouse

    Stanley

    Situated just over seven miles east of Stanley, the lighthouse is located on the most easterly point of the Falklands.  Hiking to the lighthouse takes around three hours; alternatively it can be reached by vehicle along a track.  It is possible to…

  20. Add Cape Bougainville to your Itinerary

    Cape Bougainville

    East Falkland

    Located on Salvador Farm, also known as Gibraltar Station, on the north coast of East Falkland, Cape Bougainville is a picturesque site with cliffs and white sand beaches. It is home to a range of wildlife including Rockhopper and a few Macaroni…