Things to Do in Clarendon Jamaica

Things to Do in Clarendon Jamaica
Print Friendly
Clarendon Parish:
What to Do, What to See


Clarendon’s interesting historic and cultural sites include:
  • Halse Hall Great House which stands upon land given to Major Thomas Hales, an English officer, in 1655. Halse played a leading role in the Maroon Wars. After his death in 1702, the house was owned by Francis Saddler Halse and was expanded.
  • May Pen Clock Tower. The stone tower is 24 feet tall by 8 feet deep and wide and may have been erected following World War II.
  • Milk River Spa, a mineral spa established in 1794, famous worldwide for its therapeutic radioactive waters;
  • Saint Peter's Church. One of Jamaica’s oldest churches is in Alley, the old capital of a former parish, Vere. It was founded in 1671 and the current brick and mortar structure was erected around 1715;

  • Vernam Field, the former American lend-lease air base (later called Vernam Air Force Base), named in honor of American World War I ace pilot Remington D.B. Vernam. Vernam Field is known for drag racing – it is the site of Jamaica’s first car-racing track.


For hotels, inns, guesthouses and B&Bs in the May Pen and Milk River area, click here.

To find out more about the history of Clarendon Parish and the surrounding area, click here.


You may also like:

About Black Uhuru
Things to do in Saint Thomas Jamaica
Jamaican Rum Punch
SHARE THIS: facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestmail

One Comment

  1. very helpful

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>