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  1. Add George and Barren Islands to your Itinerary

    George and Barren Islands

    George and Barren Islands

    George and Barren Islands lie at the southern entrance to Falkland Sound, the channel of water dividing East and West Falkland. The terrain is low-lying with several ponds and many sheltered, sandy coves.

  2. Add San Carlos Museum to your Itinerary

    San Carlos Museum

    San Carlos, East Falkland

    Opened in 1996, the San Carlos Museum is part of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust. British troops were landed at San Carlos in 1982. Located to the south side of the road in the centre of the settlement, the museum is housed in a...

  3. Add 1914 Battle Memorial Wall to your Itinerary

    1914 Battle Memorial Wall

    Stanley

    Situated close to the main Battle Memorial in Stanley, this lovely little wall was constructed to mark the centenary of two World War One sea battles. It has plaques detailing the Battle of Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the key players...

  4. Add "H" Jones Memorial to your Itinerary

    "H" Jones Memorial

    Darwin, East Falkland

    Situated close to Darwin settlement, the memorial marks the spot on which Lieutenant Colonel H Jones, Commanding Officer of 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment was killed as the Battalion advanced on Goose Green on 28th May 1982. Colonel H Jones was...

  5. Add Volunteer Point to your Itinerary

    Volunteer Point

    East Falkland

    Named after the ship, the Volunteer, Volunteer Point is part of Johnson’s Harbour Farm and located in the northeast of East Falkland. Accessible by road and then overland vehicle journey, the peninsula boasts a stunning, long, white sand beach and...

  6. 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...

  7. Add Warrah River to your Itinerary

    Warrah River

    West Falkland

    Located in the northern part of West Falkland, the Warrah river is relatively short but wide with a reputation for size and quality of fish rather than quantity. The river rises in the foothills of Mount Robinson and Muffler Jack mountains running...

  8. 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.

  9. 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...

  10. 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;...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. Add The Frying Pan to your Itinerary

    The Frying Pan

    East Falkland

    Located between Stanley and Mount Pleasant Complex, crossing the main road between the two, The Frying Pan is a fairly wide river with good fishing. Bank access is easy though waders are useful.

  16. Add Narrows Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

  17. 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.

  18. Add Herbert Stream to your Itinerary

    Herbert Stream

    Roy Cove, West Falkland

    Located on Crooked Inlet Farm at Roy Cove on West Falkland, Herbert Stream is a salt water stream with mullet, trout and smelt. The stream offers easy opportunities for visitors to the farm to fish within a few minutes drive or short walk from the...

  19. Add Post Office Museum to your Itinerary

    Post Office Museum

    Fox Bay, West Falkland

    A museum that displays the history of the Post Office at Fox Bay. Displays include a counter with postal artifacts, old wooden mail boxes and mail bags, the old Post Office safe, and other historical items dating back to 1899.

  20. Add Pioneer Cottages to your Itinerary

    Pioneer Cottages

    Stanley

    Located on Pioneer Row and Drury Street, these cottages were the original colonists' cottages built from 1849 which were brought over in kit form from Britain for the military pensioners who settled on the islands at the time.

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