Craighton Estate - Irish Town, The Blue Mountains
Tel: (1 876) 929-8490
One of the culinary delights you're sure to experience in Jamaica is the world famous Blue Mountain Coffee.
If you're interested in seeing how it is grown and produced then a great option is to take a tour of the plantation at the Craighton Estate. The estate surrounding Craighton Great House was constructed in 1805 by George Craighton and has been linked to many notable figures in Jamaican history, including two Govener Generals. Craighton Estate is now owned by the Japnese Ueshima Coffee Company who directly manage the estate and export most of the coffee beans to Japan.
Tours are available by appointment.How to get there
To get to Craighton Estate take the Papine road out of Kingston, drive through Irish Town, Gordon Town and look out for Craighton Estate of your right-hand side, shortly after passing Strawberry Hill on your left.© 2013 Jamaica Travel and Culture .com