Chapel Tour – Exterior

THE EXTERNAL LANDSCAPE

The exterior of the Chapel and the circular Memorial Garden beside it complement the style of the surrounding buildings, being mostly redbrick and stonework. [Left]

It is hoped that the garden gives mourners and visitors a sense of protection and comfort while temporarily isolating them from the world outside.

The Memorial Garden with its surrounding rocks and an internal wall-hung relief map of the Falklands brings an external focus for the visitor.

The plants and grasses around the garden landscape are all indigenous to the Falkland Islands. [Middle left]

The Cairn, created with stones collected by relatives of the fallen [Left and below] is located in gardens behind the Chapel and the albatrosses in flight, created by sculptor Mark Coreth (Left), signify the abundance of wild life found on the Islands