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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  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 1914 Battle Memorial to your Itinerary

    1914 Battle Memorial

    Stanley

    Located to the west of Government House on Ross Road, Stanley, the memorial commemorates the Battle of the Falklands, fought between British and German fleets on 8th December 1914. A figure of Victory faces east, looking out to sea towards the site...

  5. Add Blue Beach Cemetery to your Itinerary

    Blue Beach Cemetery

    San Carlos, East Falkland

    On 21st May 1982, British troops were landed at San Carlos. Overlooking the now tranquil inlet of San Carlos Water, the Cemetery is constructed in the form of a corral and is dedicated to “the South Atlantic Task Force and to the abiding memory of...

  6. Add HMS Sheffield Memorial to your Itinerary

    HMS Sheffield Memorial

    Sea Lion Island

    Located on a southern cliff on Sea Lion Island in the southeast of the archipelago, a large cross commemorates the sinking of the destroyer, HMS Sheffield, hit by an Exocet missile on 4th May 1982. At the foot of the cross is a small wall protecting...

  7. Add Mount Tumbledown Memorial to your Itinerary

    Mount Tumbledown Memorial

    Stanley

    Overlooking Stanley from the west, Mount Tumbledown was the site of one of the final battles prior to the Argentine surrender in Stanley. The Scots Guards arrived here by way of the “Intrepid” from San Carlos, landing in Fitzroy on 6th June. A cross...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  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 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. 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...

  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 Argentine War Cemetery to your Itinerary

    Argentine War Cemetery

    Darwin, East Falkland

    Located near Darwin settlement on East Falkland, the Argentine Cemetery contains graves marked with individual white crosses, many adorned with rosaries and flowers. It is flanked on the south side by a memorial wall with a central figure of the...

  16. Add Goose Green Museum to your Itinerary

    Goose Green Museum

    Goose Green Settlement, East Falkland

    Relocated from San Carlos Museum in 2018, is part of the Falkland Islands Museum and National Trust. The main displays chart the events of the 1982 war, the key can be collected from the Goose Green Galley close by. Other exhibits show aspects of...

  17. 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...

  18. Add Royal Marines Monument to your Itinerary

    Royal Marines Monument

    Stanley

    Unveiled in January 2008, this monument is a tribute to the long-standing relationship the Falkland Islands have with the Royal Marines which dates back to 1765. The monument marks the 175th anniversary of the restoration of British rule in the...

  19. Add 1982 Memorial Wood to your Itinerary

    1982 Memorial Wood

    Stanley

    Memorial Wood is located close to the Stanley Cemetery, an area set aside to commemorate members of the British forces who served and died during the 1982 Falklands War.

  20. 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...