Built in the parish of Portland in 1881, this lodge displays a mix of Victorian-style architecture, lots of gingerbread details, and decorative ironwork that was designed and manufactured in Scotland. The Honorable David Gideon built the house; he became Custos of Portland in 1823. It is now operated as a guest house, and among the many distinguished visitors who have stayed there was Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Duchess of York, and ”The Queen Mother” in 1923. Queen Elizabeth II stayed here in 1954 and 1966. The room occupied by Queen Elizabeth II was named the “Queen’s Room” in 1953.
About 365 Things to Do, See and Eat in Jamaica
Jamaica has so many unique foods, places and events to offer. These things are often missed by visitors to Jamaica and even locals. Our goal is to have you try new things and see what Jamaica has to fully offer with something to do 365 days of the year. Please note that these are all our opinions and we are always open to suggestions.
Photo Source: Dore Tate