West Falkland attractions

Museum in New Island

Barnard Memorial Museum

This museum incorporates the remains of a rough stone hut built by Captain Barnard, marooned here after an encounter with the crew of a shipwrecked British vessel in 1813. All but two of the shipwreck survivors took…
Shipwreck in New Island

Protector Wreck

Beached in Settlement Harbour lies Protector, built in Nova Scotia in the late 1930s and early 1940s as a minesweeper for the Canadian navy. She was brought down to the Falklands for a local sealing venture, and was…