Trelawny – Places of Interest (Part 1)
Rafting on the Martha Brae
This is one of the most popular tourist attractions on the island.
Situated near Falmouth and continue to the foothills of the Cockpit Mountains, 28 miles/45 km from Montego Bay. They attract archaeologists as well as tourists who find the underground explorations attractive.
Good Hope Great House
The oldest building in Trelawny of Georgian structure was built in 1755. It is a heritage tourist attraction, with a Great House and 2000 acre estate. It is said to be the best advantage of a working Jamaican estate. The Martha Brae flows through the property and irrigates the land. Produce grown there includes papaya, ackee, citrus, anthurium flowers and coconuts.
Falmouth Court House
The original structure was built in 1815 but destroyed by fire in 1925. Present building was constructed in 1926. It is a replica of the original Palladian style building except for the roofline and windows.
Falmouth Parish Church
The Anglican Church of St. Peter is situated on Duke Street. Built in 1795 it is the oldest building in Falmouth and the oldest church in the parish. The church was enlarged in 1842 with a western extension, which now forms the nave.
Falmouth Police Station
Built in 1814 on Rodney Street. Occupies the former Cornwall District Prison.