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  1. Add Carcass Island to your Itinerary

    Carcass Island

    Carcass Island

    Named after HMS Carcass which visited in the late 18th century, Carcass Island is located in the northwest of the Falklands archipelago. The terrain is varied with rocky ridges, steep cliffs, open plains, white sand beaches and pretty coves.

  2. Atlantic Conveyor Memorial

    Stanley

    A memorial to those lost on the Atlantic Conveyor during the Falklands War at Cape Pembroke, featuring a propellor and shaft aligned on a magnetic bearing of 62 degrees to indicate the point, 90 miles out to sea, where the ship sank.

  3. 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...

  4. Add Port Howard Memorial to your Itinerary

    Port Howard Memorial

    Port Howard, West Falkland

    Located at the edge of Port Howard settlement is a memorial for SAS Captain Gavin John Hamilton, adjacent to the spot on which he was killed in the 1982 war. The inscribe plaque was mounted on a rock in 2009 by three soldiers from 2nd Battalion...

  5. 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...

  6. 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...

  7. Add Port Stephens to your Itinerary

    Port Stephens

    Port Stephens, West Falkland

    Located in the southwest of West Falkland, tucked into a tiny corner of a large, open harbour, Port Stephens offers fantastic wildlife and walking opportunities. You can see all 5 species of penguins here, including macaroni, with the gentoos,...

  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 Port Howard Museum to your Itinerary

    Port Howard Museum

    Port Howard, West Falkland

    Opened in 1996, the Port Howard Museum is part of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust. Situated alongside Port Howard Lodge in the centre of the settlement, the distinctive semi-circular Nissan Hut houses a collection of 1982 war...

  10. Add West Point Island to your Itinerary

    West Point Island

    West Point Island

    Originally named Albatross Island, West Point Island is located off the north-west tip of West Falkland and is home to black-browed albatross amongst other birds. The terrain is varied, consisting of dramatic sandstone cliffs, falling away to low...

  11. 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...

  12. Add Ajax Bay to your Itinerary

    Ajax Bay

    East Falkland

    Originally built as a slaughterhouse and refrigeration plant for Falklands’ mutton but then closed when it proved to be economically unviable, the site was used as a field-hospital in the 1982 war between Britain and Argentina. Surgeon Commander...

  13. Add Bodie Creek Bridge to your Itinerary

    Bodie Creek Bridge

    Darwin, East Falkland

    Located a few miles southwest of Goose Green on East Falkland, Bodie Creek Bridge is believed to be the world’s most southerly suspension bridge. Opened in 1925, the bridge was constructed to shorten the journey time moving sheep from Lafonia, an...

  14. Add Christ Church Cathedral to your Itinerary

    Christ Church Cathedral

    Stanley

    The most southerly Anglican cathedral in the world, the iconic Christ Church Cathedral was consecrated in 1892 by the first Bishop of the Falkland Islands, Waite Hockin Stirling. This historic building features a cathedral tower with a ring of five...

  15. 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...

  16. Add 2 Para Memorial to your Itinerary

    2 Para Memorial

    Goose Green, East Falkland

    Located close to Darwin on the hill overlooking Goose Green, the 2 Para Memorial commemorates the battle for Goose Green fought on 28th and 29th May 1982. A tall cross stands atop a stone plinth with poppy wreaths at the foot. The memorial plaque...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  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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