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  1. Add Wireless Ridge Memorial to your Itinerary

    Wireless Ridge Memorial

    Stanley

    Overlooking Stanley from the north, Wireless Ridge was the site of one of the final battles prior to the Argentine surrender in Stanley. 2 Para were given the task of assaulting Wireless Ridge on the night of 13th/14th June 1982. The memorial is a...

  2. Add Sapper Hill Memorial to your Itinerary

    Sapper Hill Memorial

    Stanley

    Sapper Hill overlooks Stanley, the capital of the Falklands, situated on East Falkland. It is an easy walk or drive to the summit on a rocky track. The memorial is close to the top of the hill and commemorates the Corps of the Royal Engineers.

  3. Add Whale Point to your Itinerary

    Whale Point

    East Falkland

    Located on Fitzroy Farm, East Falkland, Kelp Point, also known as Whale Point due to the whale bones found on the beach, is reached by a combination of road and off-road travel. The white sand beach is home to a range of wildlife including Gentoo...

  4. Add Whalebone Display to your Itinerary

    Whalebone Display

    Stanley

    Located on Dairy Paddock Road, this display of whale skeletons has been created by anti-whaling campaigner Mike Butcher to show the full magnificence of these animals.

  5. Add Fitzroy Memorials to your Itinerary

    Fitzroy Memorials

    Fitzroy, East Falkland

    Fitzroy settlement, on East Falkland, is home to six memorials associated with the 1982 war. Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels, Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram, were bombed in the waters on 8th June whilst the Welsh Guards were waiting to disembark, with...

  6. Add New Haven to your Itinerary

    New Haven

    East Falkland

    Ferries travel from New Haven on East Falkland to Port Howard on the West. Travel time from Stanley is around two hours, from Darwin and Goose Green around half an hour. Operated by “Workboat Services”, the ferry service transports vehicles and foot...

  7. 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...

  8. Add Jubilee Villas to your Itinerary

    Jubilee Villas

    Stanley

    These villas were built in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. They are typical examples of British terraced town houses of that era, making a curious contrast to the rest of Stanley's architecture.  

  9. 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...

  10. Add Solar System Sculpture Walk to your Itinerary

    Solar System Sculpture Walk

    Stanley

    Designed and constructed by local sculptor and artist Rob Yssel, this 1:1 billion scale model is made from recycled local materials and is the only one of its kind. All the planets are in line of sight and the sun sculpture can be seen from every...

  11. Add Kidney Island to your Itinerary

    Kidney Island

    Kidney Island

    Named for its shape, Kidney Island is located just a few miles from Stanley, the Islands’ capital. It is a National Nature Reserve and an Important Bird Area, a global standard set by Birdlife International.

  12. Add Fox Bay Memorial to your Itinerary

    Fox Bay Memorial

    Fox Bay, West Falkland

    Situated on a flat area looking out to sea, the Fox Bay Memorial was erected in 2007 to commemorate the passage of twenty five years since the Falklands war. Easily reached from Fox Bay East by vehicle or on foot, the memorial is a large cross...

  13. Add Darwin Corral to your Itinerary

    Darwin Corral

    Darwin, East Falkland

    The carefully restored stone corral retains much evidence of the lives of early settlers from the 1830s with 'galpon' and turf walls.

  14. Add New Island to your Itinerary

    New Island

    New Island

    New Island is situated at the west of the Falklands’ archipelago. The terrain is varied with spectacular cliffs, white sand beaches and secret coves, rugged hills and some small open plains.

  15. Add Lantioja to your Itinerary

    Lantioja

    Stanley

    Located between Darwin and Mount Pleasant Complex, crossing the main road between the two, Lantioja is a narrow river with good fishing. A permit is needed to fish; contact Falkland Islands Landholdings for information.

  16. Add Sea Lion Island to your Itinerary

    Sea Lion Island

    Sea Lion Island

    Located in the southeast of the archipelago, Sea Lion Island is recognised under the Ramsar Convention. The terrain is mainly low lying but with spectacular cliffs at the southern end. Tussac grass proliferates, providing the perfect habitat for a...

  17. Add Lyn Blake Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Lyn Blake Nature Reserve

    West Falkland

    Situated at Hawk’s Nest Pond on West Falkland, the Lyn Blake Nature Reserve was formally opened by Falklands Conservation in 2013. A beautiful wetland area, it is home to many wading birds and offers a pleasant walk over easy ground. Self-catering...

  18. 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.

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

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