Cockpit Country is the natural habitat for the island's endemic flora and fauna. The landscape is dramatic with its green conical shaped hills, valleys, caves, rivers, and some beautiful blue pools.
Magical country roads bordering Cockpit Country, carrying you through traditional rural villages, with names like Unity, Sherwood Content and Friendship, which typify a way of Jamaica country living. This is where Maroon history feels most vivid. The Maroons were slaves who escaped plantations, set up their own communities and fought for freedom.
Enjoy meeting the Triple Eye farmers collective in Bunker’s Hill, tour Doc's Medicinal Garden or find Stewart Town and Dornoch Riverhead, or Sherwood Content, home of Usain Bolt.
Good Hope Estate, est. 1741, has an amazing collection of original plantation buildings, including Great House with with thrilling 360 degree views. Tour Falmouth with the largest and most concentrated collection of Georgian Architecture in the Caribbean!
Lynda Lee has lived in Jamaica most of her adult life. She supports her passion for living by the sea, by organizing tours of Jamaica, writing about Jamaica, producing events – dub poets to destination weddings in Jamaica, and as artist, teacher, and many more creative endeavors. Full profile ⋅ Leave a Review
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