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  1. 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…

  2. Add Lady Elizabeth Shipwreck to your Itinerary

    Lady Elizabeth Shipwreck

    Stanley

    Lying at the east end of Stanley Harbour is Stanley's most imposing and iconic shipwreck. Known as Lady Liz, the ship was launched ain Sunderland in the UK in 1879 and suffered damage whilst rounding Cape Horn in 1913.  She limped into Stanley for…

  3. 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…

  4. Add Whale Point to your Itinerary

    Whale Point

    East Falkland

    Located on Fitzroy Farm, East Falkland, Kelp Point, also known as Whale Point due to the whale bones found on the beach, is reached by a combination of road and off-road travel. The white sand beach is home to a range of wildlife including Gentoo…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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…

  8. Add Lyn Blake Nature Reserve to your Itinerary

    Lyn Blake Nature Reserve

    West Falkland

    Situated at Hawk’s Nest Pond on West Falkland, the Lyn Blake Nature Reserve was formally opened by Falklands Conservation in 2013. A beautiful wetland area, it is home to many wading birds and offers a pleasant walk over easy ground. Self-catering…

  9. 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.

  10. Add Government House to your Itinerary

    Government House

    Stanley

    Situated towards the western end of Stanley on Ross Road, Government House is both the home and the workplace of the Governor of the Falkland Islands. Work began in 1845 to a design by Governor Moody. The central, stone part of the building was the…

  11. Add Antarctic Monument (Southern Element) to your Itinerary

    Antarctic Monument (Southern Element)

    Stanley

    The Antarctic Monument is dedicated to the 28 men and one woman of the British Antarctic Survey who have died in the Antarctic since the first permanent research base was established in 1944. The monument is located in the Historic Dockyard and its…

  12. 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…

  13. Add Kidney Island to your Itinerary

    Kidney Island

    Kidney Island

    Named for its shape, Kidney Island is located just a few miles from Stanley, the Islands’ capital. It is a National Nature Reserve and an Important Bird Area, a global standard set by Birdlife International.

  14. 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…

  15. 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.

  16. Add Port Edgar to your Itinerary

    Port Edgar

    Port Edgar, West Falkland

    Located in the southeast of West Falkland, in a large sheltered harbour, Port Edgar offers great wildlife, walking and fishing opportunities. Gentoo and Magellanic penguins breed here along with many other species of birds. Marine mammals are…

  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 January 2015, the bust commemorates the life of the…

  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 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…

  20. 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…

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