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Mount Longdon

Stanley, East Falkland, Falkland Islands
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Falklanders take continued pride over Mount Longdon

Falklanders take con5inued pride over Mount Longdon. Our driver on our return from Volunteer Point... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cavydad
,
Camarillo, California
So moving, so extreme, so bleak!

Its history is riveting, the battle fought there intense and tragic. The relics of war still... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie M
,
Wellington, New Zealand
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Stanley, East Falkland, Falkland Islands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Falklanders take con5inued pride over Mount Longdon. Our driver on our return from Volunteer Point, took the time to explain the battle at Mount Longdon. A helicopter is burnt and rusting along the highway as a relic of the battle. Fascinating history that the Falklanders...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its history is riveting, the battle fought there intense and tragic. The relics of war still remain. We found the climb even to the lower reaches very moving. What a desolate, sad place, yet the scene of such courage ...

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 25 March 2017

For a taste of what Falklands battlegrounds were like, this is the place. You can easily retrace the steps of the British troops as they stormed the top... it's quite a hike so take your time and wear proper footware and a warm jacket (wind)....More

Thank kingzogofalbania
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a good couple of hours walk from Moody Brook, where your vehicle can be left. It's reasonably easy to reach, however, it can be boggy when wet. Be careful, because it's highly unlikely that you will see anyone else on your walk. There...More

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 6 December 2016

What an amazing part of the world. This is wilderness at its best & a place that everyone should visit at least once.

1  Thank Ianpatterson_2000
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Reminder of the battles that were fought during the Falklands war .Sitting at home hearing of our soldiers fight all those years ago and now being able to see it .

1  Thank Mary38677
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Like something out of Lord of the Rings, this windswept desolation has stunning views across the battlefields of 1982.

1  Thank Chch_NZ_couple
Reviewed 14 August 2015

This final stop in the battlefield tour is intense. Driving there is an adventure, and it is beautiful. However, when you get to the top of the Mount, you forget about the sights and focus on how hard it must have been to fight the...More

Thank ECPONTAZA
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The battlefield has never been touched since the end of the war all those years ago. The relics of the battle are still visible, our guide was a local chap who had recorded some of the events of the invasion on his cassette recorder. Brought...More

1  Thank trouty211
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I recently paid my respects at Mount Longdon, scene of some of the most intense fighting during the Falklands conflict back in 1982.

Thank Fraser R
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yvonne r
17 October 2015|
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Response from Fraser R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I was working out of Stanley for 6 weeks with the search and rescue helicopter. The best bet would to head for the small travel agents in Stanley, which is a stones throw from the jetty and sea front. Its located a... More
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