Mandeville & Around attractions

Historic Building in Mandeville

Marshall’s Pen

One of the most impressive historical sights in the central highlands, the 18th-century Marshall’s Pen great house has a story that manages to encapsulate the sweep of Jamaican history from Taíno times through colon…
Square in Mandeville

Cecil Charlton Park

This tiny, attractive, English-style ‘green’, also known as Mandeville Sq, lends a slight Cotswoldian village feel to the town center. In the middle of the park, the three colored towers of the water-rockery feature…
Church in Mile Gully & Around

Nazareth Moravian Church

South of the B6, perched atop the Don Figuerero Mountains, 7km from Mile Gully, is this humble church, which would look as comfortable on the American prairie as it does in the Jamaican bush. Founded in 1840, Maidst…
Area in Mile Gully & Around

Skull Point

About 1km west of Mile Gully, you’ll find a venerable blue-and-white, 19th-century police station and courthouse at the junction for Bethany, plus the atmospheric remains of a defunct train station. The name has not…
Gardens in Mandeville

Mrs Stephenson’s Garden

Elaine Stephenson is testament to the fact that any individual who cares enough to can carve out their own plot of Eden. Her award-winning garden has been planned and planted with much love and discipline. Keen amat…
Notable Building in Mandeville

Mandeville Courthouse

Opposite Cecil Charlton Park is the Mandeville Courthouse, the oldest building in Mandeville town center. Built by slaves in 1817 out of cut limestone, the edifice is fronted by a horseshoe staircase and raised port…
Church in Mandeville

St Mark’s Anglican Church

St Mark’s Anglican Church, on the south side of Cecil Charlton Park, was established in 1816. There’s a lot of gothic accents, which makes it stand out from other Jamaican churches built around the same period. The …
Church in Mile Gully & Around

Bethany Moravian Church

The Bethany road climbs sharply and delivers you at the Bethany Moravian Church, 4km north of Mile Gully – a simple gray stone building dating to 1835, dramatically perched foursquare midway up the hill with fantast…
Church in Mile Gully & Around

St Simon's Anglican Church

This beautiful church sits on a hillside amid meadows at Comfort Hall, 6km northwest of Mile Gully, with huge spreading trees festooned with old-man’s beard.