Irish Town

Irish Town is the home of Chris Blackwell’s spectacular Strawberry Hills. It is a top spot for food and accommodation in the Blue Mountains. It is the place where Bob Marley was brought in for recovery after the failed assassination attempt against him. Other popular musicians like Mick Jagger, U2, and the Rolling Stones have performed in this area as well.

Right above Irish Town is a coffee plantation called Craighton Estate. It produces the Blue Mountain coffee which is a popular gourmet coffee found in Blue Mountain. This estate can be found several places away from Strawberry Hills and is owned by Japan’s largest coffee company, Ushima.

Located in Irish town is a village called New Castle which offers the finest view of Kingston, Jamaica’s capital city. One of the famous spots in New Castle is Catherine’s Peak, a peak named after Lady Catherine Long, the first woman to climb it in 1760.


Irish Town is filled with the most romantic spots in the world.

  1. Strawberry Hill Resort. It is a romantic and breathtaking sight in the Caribbean. It gives a good view of the Blue Mountains and Kingston. It is regarded as a mountain top oasis and features twelve beautifully, hand made Georgian style cottages. It was originally owned by Horace Walpole which was transferred to him by the British Royal Family and was a coffee plantation before it came into the hands of Chris Blackwell, founder of Island Records Label. It is a famous destination for the top music artists and entertainers among many others. It is truly a paradise for relaxation and recreation.
  2. Craighton Estate Coffee Farm and Great House. It is considered as one of Jamaica’s most preserved Georgian houses. A national treasure of the country, the Craighton House is a privately owned estate which is a retreat house of the high ranking people of Jamaica.

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