Built in 1799, the Hampden Estate is a working plantation, rum distillery, and sugar factory, whose Great House has an impressive whitewashed structure with dark timbers. The estate offers seasonal tours of the sugar factory (January-July) and rum distillery (February-October).
The Cockpit Country is made up of several distinct communities, each of which offers a unique window onto Jamaican culture. Some of the main regions include, Accompong, Flagstaff, Windsor, Wait-A-Bit/Litchfield, and Sherwood Content. Many of these centers are located close to the Cockpit interior, while others can be reached via a 2-3 hour drive.
The Cockpit Country’s endless reserve of organic resources finds direct resonance in the local artists and artisans whose work is a reflection of the region. Painters, sculptors and craftsmen all [...]