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  1. 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...

  2. 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;...

  3. Add George and Barren Islands to your Itinerary

    George and Barren Islands

    George and Barren Islands

    George and Barren Islands lie at the southern entrance to Falkland Sound, the channel of water dividing East and West Falkland. The terrain is low-lying with several ponds and many sheltered, sandy coves.

  4. 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...

  5. Add Pebble Island to your Itinerary

    Pebble Island

    Pebble Island

    Named for the attractive, unusual pebbles found on some of the beaches, Pebble Island is situated in the northwest of the archipelago. The terrain is varied with a chain of rocky peaks, a lakeland area and white sand beaches including the stunning...

  6. 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...

  7. Add Sapper Hill Memorial to your Itinerary

    Sapper Hill Memorial

    Stanley

    Sapper Hill overlooks Stanley, the capital of the Falklands, situated on East Falkland. It is an easy walk or drive to the summit on a rocky track. The memorial is close to the top of the hill and commemorates the Corps of the Royal Engineers.

  8. 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...

  9. Add New Island to your Itinerary

    New Island

    New Island

    New Island is situated at the west of the Falklands’ archipelago. The terrain is varied with spectacular cliffs, white sand beaches and secret coves, rugged hills and some small open plains.

  10. 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...

  11. Add Mount Longdon Memorial to your Itinerary

    Mount Longdon Memorial

    Stanley

    A group of memorials on Mount Longdon commemorate the battle fought by 3 Para for this hilltop, overlooking Stanley from the northwest. The stone block with sculptured metal flowers is a unique memorial in the Islands. Below the summit cross are...

  12. 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...

  13. 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.

  14. 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...

  15. 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.

  16. Add Shallow Bay to your Itinerary

    Shallow Bay

    West Falkland

    Located in the north of West Falkland, Shallow Bay has spectacular views towards the islands of the northwest. Many species of bird can be seen. It is a good base to walk up West Falkland’s highest peak Mount Adam and an excellent...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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.

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