Montco's Most Beautiful Gardens
Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA
Valley Forge, Montgomery County and the surrounding region are home to some of the most picturesque gardens in Pennsylvania and the northeast. Come and take a stroll around the grounds of these breathtaking gardens and arboreta.
MORRIS ARBORETUM OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
100 East Northwestern Avenue
The 92 acres of Morris Arboretum are an ever-changing array of colors and textures, thanks to the talents of its landscape artists who ensure a continual bloom of flowers and trees. Stroll around the peaceful swan lake, step "out on a limb" in the tree adventure and visit the picture-perfect garden railway.
ABINGTON ART CENTER
515 Meetinghouse Rd
The 27-acre sculpture garden at the Abington Art Center is an amazing combination of art and nature. Larger-than-life works of art are showcased in this unique open-air gallery.
BRYN ATHYN HISTORIC DISTRICT
1001 Cathedral Road
The majestic buildings that make up the Bryn Athyn Historic District - Bryn Athyn Cathedral, Cairnwood Estate and the Glencairn Museum - are awe-inspiring on their own. The rolling landscape and carefully cultivated gardens around the property only add to the beauty.
786 Church Road
The 31-acre garden in nearby Wayne, Delaware County, features tropicals, perennials, and containers; a colorful cut flowers garden, woodlands, water garden and ruin garden.
HIGHLANDS MANSION & GARDENS
7001 Sheaff Lane
The Highlands Mansion and Gardens is a 44-acre historic site with a late 18th century Georgian mansion and two-acre formal garden. Surrounded by massive stone walls, the gardens offer a beautiful example of early 20th century estate gardening.
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore College
The preserve at Swarthmore College contains more than 4,000 varieties, grouped into a woodland walk, a rose garden, a holly collection and a grove of pines and conifers.
Route 1, 1001 Longwood Road
Longwood Gardens, the region's most famous public garden, is located just a short drive from Montgomery County. Its more than 1,000 acres, complete with the newly refurbished fountain, are sure to inspire all who visit.
1633 Washington Ln
An affiliate of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, producers of the annual Philadelphia Flower Show, Meadowbrook Farm is a 12-acre estate that features pools and fountains, topiary, seasonal flowers and incredible sculptures.
300 N. Latch's Ln
Sitting on the border of Philadelphia and Merion, Montgomery County, is the Barnes Arboretum, an amazing collection of trees and flowers that operates as an annex of the Barnes Foundation. The arboretum is open for guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays from May through Labor Day.
1250 W. Church Rd
The sprawling 45-acre Curtis Arboretum in Cheltenham Township is distinguished by two beautiful ponds and a collection of more than 50 varieties of trees.