The Brandywine Valley of Chester County PA is known as a lush, historic area with golf courses, farms, gardens, parks, wineries and museums galore. Make time during your stay in Glen Mills to visit not only neighboring Philadelphia and Wilmington, but also the breathtaking sights of this nature-lover's paradise. Within 5 to 10 miles of this hotel are many fine recreational and cultural attractions as well as a host of restaurants, universities, breweries and more.
And don't forget that shopping in nearby Delaware, just two miles away and tax-free!
Blending contemporary and classical ballet traditions, this company boasts a rapidly growing repertoire of new and old favorites for dance enthusiasts young and old.
The area's only intimate, all age live performance venue! See national, regional and local rock, jazz and comedy artists live in Historic Kennett Square.
As Chester County's one and only professional orchestra, the Kennett Symphony is pleased to offer classical and popular music at the Longwood Gardens open air theatre and other fine venues.
Delaware County's most popular professional theatre, the Media Theatre is proud to serve all ages and people by teaching them about the joy of live theatrical entertainment.
Nemours Mansion and Gardens
A 300-acre country estate of the late industrialist and philanthropist Alfred I. DuPont, Nemours Mansion and Gardens is a breathtaking piece of architecture with a large reflecting pool, long garden walks and a mansion designed in the late 18th century French style.
West Chester University
This state institution of higher education is home to one of the most renowned music programs in the state. They regularly host classical, jazz, theatrical and modern ensembles typically open to the public.
Points of Interest
American Helicopter Museum
Proudly featuring over 35 helicopters, autogiros and convertiplanes, this hands-on museum is a must for kids and adults fascinated by the world of flight.
Anson B. Nixon Park
The hidden gem of Kennett Square, this beautiful park features paved and non-paved walking trails, multiple playgrounds, beach volleyball, disc golf, tennis courts and BBQ pavilions. The park also features a summer concert series.
Brandywine Battlefield Park
Experience the Revolutionary War like never before with an authentic display of battle smarts and brawn amidst rolling, wooded hills. Learn how close the United States was to defeat by the redcoats and how we regrouped a few miles away from Valley Forge.
Brandywine River Museum
Art lovers will delight in the Wyeth family collection of American illustration, still life and landscape paintings at this converted grist mill venue. The museum is the perfect mix of modern construction with historic old-world architecture.
Chadds Ford Winery
One of Pennsylvania's most popular wineries, Chadds Ford is open year-round for tours, tastings and sales. Its specialties include European-style wines and sweet, fruity aperitifs. The winery is the perfect stop for a unique gift basket for the wine enthusiast.
Delaware Children's Museum
The Delaware Children's Museum builds imaginative minds through play and math, focusing on science and technology-based informal learning.
One of the first hands-on science museums in the United States, the Franklin Institute offers a rich array of internationally recognized exhibitions and programs along with lectures and discussions themed to illuminate issues in contemporary science. The Franklin Institute also supports community outreach initiatives particularly targeted to youth.
Hagley Museum & Gardens
Witness the true power of gunpowder at this tribute to the original du Pont gunpowder mills, which started their fortune. Enjoy a walk on the beautiful banks of the Brandywine River.
One of the the du Pont family estates, this magnificent horticultural showplace and concert venue features a thousand acres of gardens, conservatories, fountains and woodlands. Longwood Gardens is known for its diverse and ever-changing collection of rare, beautiful specimens.
Penn Oaks Golf Club
Penn Oaks Golf Club is a private, non-equity golf club located in beautiful, historic Chester County. The golf course, designed in 1965 by Russell Roberts, is a championship 18-hole course offering a daily challenge along with fantastic scenery and wildlife.
Ridley Creek State Park
Ridley Creek State Park encompasses over 2,606 acres of Delaware County woodlands and meadows. The gently rolling terrain of the park, bisected by Ridley Creek, is only sixteen miles from center city Philadelphia and is an oasis of open space in a growing urban area.
A premier museum of the decorative arts, the Winterthur Museum reflects both early America and the du Pont family's life here. It's 60-acre naturalistic garden is among the country's best, and its research library serves scholars from around the world.
With over 90 stores and services, Concord Mall features such fine stores as Macy's, Macy's Home Furnishings, Boscov's and Sears. The mall also features special events throughout the year.
The Gallery at Market East
The Gallery at Market East is prominently located in the heart of Philadelphia's thriving City Center. More than 40,000 people enter The Gallery each day for great stores and eateries, all accessible through one of the city's busiest transportation hubs.
Glen Eagle Square Shops
Visit us for the area's finest selection of women's, men's and children's fashion, including Gap, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor and more. Whether you are shopping, dining or stopping in for a cup of coffee, time is well spent when you visit Glen Eagle Square.
Granite Run Mall
Granite Run Mall is a two-level super-regional mall situated in the heart of the major tourist areas of central Philadelphia, Valley Forge and the Brandywine Valley.
King of Prussia Mall
Featuring a diverse mix of over 400 stores, you will find offerings for every taste and budget, from luxury to your favorite national and international brand retailers, in addition to a delectable selection of international dining options.
Pennsbury - Chadds Ford Antique Mall
Ideal for treasure hunting, this two-story co-op offers the best in furnishings, books, collectibles, jewelry and more, made and collected by local merchants.
Shoppes at Brinton Lake
A lifestyle shopping center containing upscale shops, restaurants and service facilities, with stores that include J. Crew, Talbots, Eddie Bauer, Anthropologie, Williams Sonoma, Chico's, Victoria's Secret and more.
Brandywine Polo Club
The Brandywine Polo Club is one of the East Coast's oldest polo establishments, whether you are a professional player, a beginner learning the basics or a spectacular player looking for something different.
The Golf Course at Glen Mills
Minutes from this hotel, this Bobby Weed-designed course is often named one of the finest courses in Pennsylvania.
Ice Line Quad Rinks
A state-of-the-art ice skating facility, providing ice skating and ice hockey entertainment to an average of 6,500 people per week.
Consisting of two ice surfaces, a full-service restaurant, pro shop, arcade and banquet and party rooms, Ice Works is the only public rink in the United States or Canada that features a professional coaching staff.
An indoor baseball field combining decades of high level playing, training, coaching and mentoring experience.
Oasis Family Fun Center
An indoor family entertainment venue offering 20,000 square feet of safe, clean fun for the entire family, including a Soft Playground, Rock Climbing Wall, Laser Maze, Trampoline Basketball and over 60 arcade games.
PPL Park, a state-of-the-art 18,500 seat Major League Soccer stadium, serves as home to Philadelphia Union with 29 luxury suites, a full-service club restaurant and a built-in concert stage.
Rock Manor Golf Course
Completely redesigned, the Rock has been lengthened and now features new greens, bunkers and fairways to delight experienced golfers.
A 127,000 square-foot indoor, 60-acre outdoor sports complex located in the heart of Chester County. Programs are offered for all ages and all skill levels.
What's Nearby - Corporate Locations
- Applied Card Systems
- Brandywine Cosmetic Surgery
- Eaton Corporation
- Genesis Healthcare
- Neumann University
- Philadelphia Union
- State Farm Insurance
- Swarthmore College
- Sun Center Studios
- The U.S. Army Reserve
- Wegman's (coming soon)
- West Chester University
- Widener University