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  1. Add Cross of Sacrifice to your Itinerary

    Cross of Sacrifice

    Stanley

    The Cross of Sacrifice was originally erected in 1926 as a World War One Memorial. It now commemorates both World Wars with the addition of a bronze plaque after World War Two. Remembrance parades are held at the Cross annually on Remembrance...

  2. Add Roy Cove to your Itinerary

    Roy Cove

    Roy Cove, West Falkland

    Located in the northwest of West Falkland, at the head of a beautiful creek, Roy Cove offers great wildlife, walking and fishing opportunities. It is a good base to walk up West Falkland’s highest peak Mount Adam and an excellent...

  3. Add Cape Dolphin to your Itinerary

    Cape Dolphin

    East Falkland

    Located on the northern tip of East Falkland, the Cape Dolphin peninsula is reached by off-road track from the Cape Dolphin Farm buildings. Named after HMS Dolphin, the ship of British explorer John Byron, the area is a working farm with sheep bred...

  4. 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...

  5. Add 1982 Liberation Memorial to your Itinerary

    1982 Liberation Memorial

    Stanley

    Situated in a prominent position at the junction of Ross Road and Reservoir Road in Stanley, the Liberation Memorial was constructed to commemorate all the British Forces and supporting units that served in the 1982 war. Funds were raised entirely...

  6. Add Port Harriet Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Port Harriet Nature Reserve

    East Falkland

    Port Harriet is located close to Stanley, the Islands’ capital, on East Falkland. Gentoo penguins breed here and many other birds can be seen including southern giant petrels, skuas, turkey vultures, rock cormorants, kelp gulls and Falklands...

  7. Add Bertha's Beach to your Itinerary

    Bertha's Beach

    East Falkland

    Situated on Fitzroy Farm, East Falkland, named after the shipwrecked barque “Bertha”, Bertha’s Beach is classified as an “Important Bird Area”, a global standard set by Birdlife International, and is a RAMSAR site.

  8. Add SS Great Britain Mizzen Mast to your Itinerary

    SS Great Britain Mizzen Mast

    Stanley

    The mizzen mast of the SS Great Britain is mounted proudly on Victory Green in central Stanley. The steam ship was the first of its kind to be constructed, screw propelled and from iron, in 1843 in Bristol (UK) by Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Badly...

  9. Add Jason Islands to your Itinerary

    Jason Islands

    Jason Islands

    The Jason Island group is named after a survey vessel, HMS Jason and located in the extreme northwest of the Falklands peninsula. This rocky-ridged chain of islands boasts breathtaking scenery and amazing wildlife.

  10. 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...

  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 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 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 Elephant Beach Farm to your Itinerary

    Elephant Beach Farm

    Elephant Beach, East Falkland

    Elephant Beach Farm is situated in the north-eastern area of East Falkland. The settlement is an idyllic location close to Elephant Beach Pond with birdlife including South American terns. Barn owls inhabit settlement buildings.

  15. San Carlos River

    East Falkland

    Located in the northeast of East Falkland, the San Carlos river is a slow flowing river with some pools and good fishing at the estuary in the main season. The river rises between the Wickham Heights and White Mountain, flowing northwest, then...

  16. Add Murrell Farm to your Itinerary

    Murrell Farm

    East Falkland

    The Murrrell Farm is located close to Stanley, the Islands’ capital, and is a short journey by road. It is a working farm with sheep and cattle. It is run in a traditional way with butter made from farm produce and peat cut by hand to heat to the...

  17. Add Mount Harriet Memorial to your Itinerary

    Mount Harriet Memorial

    Stanley

    Mount Harriet was captured by 42 Commando on the night of 11th/12th June 1982. It had been preceded by nine days of intensive night patrolling over rough ground littered with minefields. A striking summit cross stands atop the hill with a memorial...

  18. Add Port Egmont - First Settlement to your Itinerary

    Port Egmont - First Settlement

    Saunders Island

    Saunders Island is historically significant as the the location of the first British settlement, established on 23rd January in 1765. Remains of the buildings can be explored along with a plaque marking the spot where the Union Flag was first...

  19. 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...

  20. 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.

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