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  1. Add L'Antioja to your Itinerary

    L'Antioja

    Stanley

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

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Add Historic Dockyard Museum to your Itinerary

    Historic Dockyard Museum

    Stanley

    Located on Ross Road, in Stanley, the Historic Dockyard Museum contains many exhibits of social and maritime interest and is a “must-see” for all visitors. Life in the past is exemplified though farming stories, items for entertainment and…

  7. Add Tabernacle Church to your Itinerary

    Tabernacle Church

    Stanley

    The Tabernacle was built from a Victorian kit building in 1892 as a place for non-conformist worship, now the United Free Church.

  8. 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…

  9. 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;…

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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…

  13. Two Sisters Memorial

    Stanley

    The peaks of Two Sisters were captured by 45 Commando on the night of 11th/12th June 1982, providing the British with the command of the head of the valley before their approach on Stanley. Located on the northern of the mountain tops, the memorial…

  14. 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…

  15. 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.  

  16. 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…

  17. 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…

  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 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…

  20. 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.

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