Things to Do

 
 
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Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens is an American botanical garden that consists of over 1,077 acres of gardens, woodlands, and meadows in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Longwood is a premier horticultural display gardens in the United States. From the intricate fountain systems to the meticulous gardens to the architectural grandeur, awe-inspiring discoveries await at every turn.

1001 Longwood Road | Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348

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Terrain

Founded in 2008, terrain transforms the local garden center into a celebration of nature. Inspired by the idea of merging house and garden to create an experience for the senses, our garden centers in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania and Westport, Connecticut cater to our customer with a curated assortment of plants for all seasons, as well as inspired items for the home and garden. 

914 Baltimore Pike | Glen Mills, Pennsylvania 19342

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chaddsford winery

Established in 1982, Chaddsford Winery is widely regarded as a pioneer in the Pennsylvania wine industry, and with production of approximately 30,000 cases annually, it remains one of the largest by volume. Chaddsford expresses their artisanship through a diverse portfolio of dry whites, reds and sweet wines, reflecting their unique ‘Mid-Atlantic Uplands’ microclimate.

632 Baltimore Pike | Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317

 

Brandywine River
Museum of Art

Renowned for its holdings of the Wyeth family of artists, the Museum features galleries dedicated to the work of N. C. Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth and Jamie Wyeth. The Museum’s outstanding Heritage Collection is a cross section of American art, with a special focus on artistic practice in the Brandywine valley. Nineteenth- and twentieth-century landscape paintings testify to the beauty which drew well-known artists to the area. Important portraits, still life paintings and notable holdings in American illustration add diversity and breadth to this unique collection.

1 Hoffman's Mill Road | Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania 19317


Golf Course
at Glen Mills

Golf Course at Glen Mills is an award winning golf course located in Pennsylvania's historic Thornbury Township. It is the only golf course in the Philadelphia area featuring 12-minute starting times. Glen Mills is a full service, 18 Hole golf facility including multiple manicured practice areas. For over a decade now, this Bobby Weed design has been providing the daily fee golfer with superior golf and the natural beauty of Glen Mills.

221 Glen Mills Road | Glen Mills, Pennsylvania 19342


shops at
brinton lake

From gourmet grocery to chic fashion, The Shoppes at Brinton Lake inspire visitors to refine their taste and define their style. In these open-air, mixed-use shoppes visitors will indulge in a world-class shopping experience. The Shoppes at Brinton Lake features Anthropologie, Pottery Barn, William Sonoma, J Crew, and so much more.   

949 Baltimore Pike | Glen Mills, Pennsylvania 19342


Winterthur Museum,
Garden and Library

Almost 60 years ago, collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont opened his childhood home, Winterthur, to the public. Today, Winterthur is the premier museum of American decorative arts. The collection is displayed in the magnificent 175-room house, much as it was when the du Pont family lived here, as well as in permanent and changing exhibition galleries. Winterthur is set amidst a 1,000-acre preserve of rolling meadows and woodlands. Designed by du Pont, its 60-acre naturalistic garden is among America’s best, with magnificent specimen plantings and massed displays of color.

5105 Kennett Pike | Winterthur, Delaware 19735


 

Places to eat

 
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Terrain | garden café

terrain’s Garden Cafe celebrates the cycle of the seasons and the bounty of the land. Using hand-selected local produce, meats and dairy products, their team takes pride in crafting menus from the harvests of farmers they know and trust. 

914 Baltimore Pike | Glen Mills, Pennsylvania 19342

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the whip tavern

An English pub in the heart of horse country. Serving classic pub fare and a bit of American nosh as well. Plus a fine selection of beers and ales, along with a warm atmosphere in the company of friends.

1383 N. Chatham Road | Coatesville, Pennsylvania 19320

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longwood gardens | 1906

In the midst of one of the world's premier gardens, 1906 offers a fine dining experience that is unparalleled. Enjoy lunch daily and dinner seasonally with a view of the Longwood Conservatory and Gardens.

1001 Longwood Road | Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348

 

Sovana Bistro

Sovana Bistro has evolved into a highly regarded dining destination as well as a staple in the Chester County, Pennsylvania community. Their food emerges European style cuisine with modern American flavors while drawing the attention to some of the great local resources in our region.

696 Unionville Road | Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348


Buckleys Tavern

Buckley’s Tavern offers casual American “comfort cuisine” in our tavern and two inside dining rooms as well as outdoor dining areas, including our totally renovated rooftop bar and grill. There are two private dining rooms that can be used for meeting rooms as well. The house where Buckley’s Tavern stands today dates back to 1817 when it was originally built as a private residence. At that time, there was a blacksmith shop where the parking lot is now located and Kennett Pike was just a dirt road. 

5812 Kennett Pike | Wilmington, Delaware 19807


Country Butcher

The Country Butcher was built on the simple idea of giving their customers the very finest quality foods in a welcoming and warm environment. They started by offering their customers USDA Prime Meats that were all natural, grass fed and locally raised. Over the years, the Country Butcher grew to include a Cheese Shop, Deli, Prepared Foods, and a Bakery and Café serving breakfast and lunch. They also take pride in offering their customers the finest in locally produced foods.

145 S. Walnut Street | Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348


Talula's Table

With a daily changing menu, all their food is made in small batches using all the finest local, natural, and exotic ingredients available, offering a variety of options for any appetite and palate: organic poultry, daily fresh fish, local naturally raised meats, home-made pastas and soups, and local produce. Order any of their prepared foods to enjoy at our community-style farmtable or at the bar overlooking downtown Kennett Square. After the market closes each day they serve a seasonal eight-course tasting menu to just one party an evening. One group of between eight and twelve guests is served an elaborate menu of only the finest ingredients at their best.

102 West State Street | Kennett Square, Pennsylvania 19348