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Directions to Pendle Hill

It’s easy to get to Pendle Hill thanks to our convenient Philadelphia-area location. We are close to major metropolitan transportation hubs like the Philadelphia Airport and Bolt station (about 25 minutes from each), local bus and SEPTA routes, a five-minute drive from Media and Swarthmore (including Swarthmore College), and 20 minutes from Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Pendle Hill sign in winter (c) Shirley DodsonPendle Hill Main Campus
338 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA 19086-6023
610-566-4507

Brinton House Conference Center
321 Plush Mill Road
Wallingford, PA 19086-6023
610-566-4507

Pendle Hill Hospitality – 610-613-7660

by car

Driving times (in hours) during periods of light traffic
From:
New York City 2
Pittsburgh 5
Boston 6
Baltimore 1.75
Washington, DC 2.5
Greensboro, NC 7.5
Richmond, IN 9

Location of Pendle Hill (bottom left) in relation to the Baltimore Pike (click to enlarge)

Location of Pendle Hill (bottom left) in relation to the Baltimore Pike (click to enlarge)

From the North and East (New Jersey)
Take I-95 South. Merge onto New Jersey Turnpike South (Portions toll). Take EXIT 6 toward I-276 West / Penn Turnpike. Merge onto Pearl Harbor Memorial Turnpike Ext (Portions toll) (Crossing into Pennsylvania). Pearl Harbor Memorial Turnpike Ext becomes I-276 W / Pennsylvania Turnpike West (Portions toll). Merge onto I-476 South / Veterans Memorial Hwy South / Mid-County Expressway South toward Philadelphia / Chester (Portions toll). Take EXIT 3 toward Media. Stay Left to turn onto East Baltimore Pike. Go about a mile and at traffic light take a Right onto Wallingford Road (which turns into Plush Mill Road). At the top of the hill stay right at the fork, cross over I-476, pass the Community Arts Center on your left, and the entrance to Pendle Hill Main Campus will be a little further down on your left. The entrance to Brinton House Conference Center is a little further down Plush Mill Road on the right.

From the South
Take I-95 North. Take Exit 7 for I-476 North. Take EXIT 3 toward Media. Stay RIght to merge onto East Baltimore Pike. At traffic light, take a Right onto Wallingford Road (which turns into Plush Mill Road). At the top of the hill stay right at the fork, cross over I-476, pass the Community Arts Center on your left, and the entrance to Pendle Hill Main Campus will be a little further down on your left. The entrance to Brinton House Conference Center is a little further down Plush Mill Road on the right.

From the West
Take I-76 East. Take Exit 312 for PA 100 South. Stay on PA 100 South and merge onto US 202 South/West. Merge onto PA 3/West Chester Pike. Turn Right onto PA 352 South. Stay on PA 352 South then make two Rights onto US 1/East Baltimore Pike. Follow US 1/East Baltimore Pike through Media, PA. Cross over PA 252 and I-476.  At traffic light, take a Right onto Wallingford Road (which turns into Plush Mill Road). At the top of the hill stay right at the fork, cross over I-476, pass the Community Arts Center on your left, and the entrance to Pendle Hill Main Campus will be a little further down on your left. The entrance to Brinton House Conference Center is a little further down Plush Mill Road on the right.


by train or trolley

Pendle Hill is easily reached by train or trolley from Philadelphia or the Philadelphia International Airport.

Amtrak (800-872-7245, www.amtrak.com) provides service into Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station. From there, take the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line as directed below.

SEPTA (215-580-7800, www.septa.org) local trains usually run every half-hour to every hour during the daytime and the trip takes about 30 minutes. From 30th Street Station, Suburban Station, or Market East in Philadelphia, take the Media/Elwyn Regional Rail line to the Wallingford train station. From there you may walk or call 610-613-7660 for the Pendle Hill Shuttle service.

Download the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Regional Rail schedule online, or call 215-580-7800 (6 a.m. to midnight daily) for train schedules.

From the Wallingford station, Pendle Hill is an approximately one mile walk mostly uphill though not unpleasant. There are no sidewalks for most of the walk. Be careful of traffic. Go left out of the train station along Possum Hollow Road. Cross the railroad tracks. Take an immediate right on Rogers Lane. At the top of the hill, you will see the Pendle Hill sign on your left.

The SEPTA trolley route 101 runs from 69th Street Terminal to Media every 20-30 minutes. From the Providence Road trolley stop in Media you may walk or call 610-613-7660 for the Pendle Hill Shuttle service.

Download the Route 101 SEPTA trolley schedule online, or call 215-580-7800 (6 a.m. to midnight daily) for schedules.

From the Providence Road trolley stop in Media, Pendle Hill is an approximately one mile walk along relatively even ground. Head towards Baltimore Pike along Providence Road (towards Rita’s Water Ice). Keep following Providence Road until Plush Mill Road intersects with it on the left. Turn left down Plush Mill Road, follow it across Turner Road, and Pendle Hill is a short distance ahead on the right.

Pendle Hill Shuttle service is available from the Wallingford train station and the Providence Road trolley stop in Media at no charge Monday-Sunday 8:00am – 7:00pm on the days of your arrival and departure only. Please call 610-613-7660 to arrange your shuttle service and a member of our hospitality staff will pick you up.

by bus

Greyhound (215-931-4075, www.greyhound.com)
Trailways (800-231-2222, www.capitoltrailways.com)

From the bus terminal in Philadelphia, follow signs to Market East Railway Station. Take the SEPTA Media/Elwyn Regional Rail Line and follow the train directions above.

by air

Philadelphia International Airport (800-PHL-GATE, www.phl.org) is the nearest airport.

Public Transportation
Take the SEPTA Airport Line to 30th Street Station, Suburban Station, or Market East. The trip takes 15-20 minutes and trains run half-hourly. Then follow the train directions above.
Download the SEPTA Airport Line schedule online, or call 215-580-7800 (6 a.m. to midnight daily) for fare and train schedules.

by Uber/Lyft/limo/taxi

Taxi/limo service, Uber, and Lyft are all available from the airport to Pendle Hill. Check with the carrier for rates.

 

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