Maps & Directions

Directions:

Cairnwood Estate is located 16 miles outside of Philadelphia and just minutes from Montgomery and Bucks County.  The Estate is a non-profit and National Historic Landmark within the Bryn Athyn Historic District, part of the Bryn Athyn College Campus.

GPS Address: 1005 Cathedral Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006-4629

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From the WEST (via the Pennsylvania Turnpike):

  • Take Exit 343 (old exit #27) Willow Grove, Jenkintown, Doylestown. Bear right and go North on Route 611.
  • At the first light, turn right on Mill Road. This becomes Warminster Road when it crosses York Road.
  • Turn right at the third light, onto Byberry Road. Remain on Byberry for approximately five (5) miles.
  • At the fifth traffic light, turn right (south) onto Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike, also known as Second Street Pike.)
  • Turn right at the first light, onto Cathedral Road.
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.

From Center City Philadelphia:

  • Take Broad Street (PA Route 611) North.
  • Route 611 will bear right and turn from Broad Street into Old York Road. There is a Ford agency near this turn off. (The distance from City Hall to the point where 611 turns into Old York Road is approximately 7.25 miles.)
  • Follow Old York Road for approximately 2.25 miles.
  • Turn right onto Meetinghouse Road. This turn will come just after a synagogue on the right. Follow Meetinghouse Road for approximately 3 miles until it meets Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike).
  • Go NORTH (left) on Huntingdon Pike. (After approximately 2.25 miles Route 63 will cross Huntingdon Pike, near Bethayres Shopping Center. The fourth traffic light after Route 63 is Cathedral Road).
  • Turn left onto Cathedral Road and follow signs for Cairnwood.
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.

From PHILADELPHIA (via Route 76, the Schuylkill Expressway):

  • Take 76 West to Roosevelt Boulevard (Route 1). Exit off of Route 1 onto Broad Street (No. 611)
  • Take Broad Street (PA Route 611) North.
  • Route 611 will bear right and turn from Broad Street into Old York Road. There is a Ford agency near this turn off. (The distance from City Hall to the point where 611 turns into Old York Road is approximately 7.25 miles.)
  • Follow Old York Road for approximately 2.25 miles.
  • Turn right onto Meetinghouse Road. This turn will come just after a synagogue on the right. Follow Meetinghouse Road for approximately 3 miles until it meets Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike).
  • Go NORTH (left) on Huntingdon Pike. (After approximately 2.25 miles Route 63 will cross Huntingdon Pike, near Bethayres Shopping Center. The fourth traffic light after Route 63 is Cathedral Road).
  • Turn left onto Cathedral Road and follow signs for Cairnwood.
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.

From the WEST (via the Blue Route (476) and the Pennsylvania Turnpike):

  • Take the Blue Route NORTH to Pennsylvania Turnpike EAST.
  • Take Exit 343 (old exit #27) Willow Grove, Jenkintown, Doylestown. Bear right and go North on Route 611.
  • At the first light, turn right on Mill Road. This becomes Warminster Road when it crosses York Road.
  • Turn right at the third light, onto Byberry Road. Remain on Byberry for approximately five (5) miles.
  • At the fifth traffic light, turn right (south) onto Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike, also known as Second Street Pike.)
  • Turn right at the first light, onto Cathedral Road.
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.

From PRINCETON:

  • Take Route 1 SOUTH to Route 132 WEST (Street Road). It is right near the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  • Travel on Route 132 to Route 232 SOUTH (Second Street Pike, also known as Huntingdon Pike) for approximately 4.5 miles.
  • Travel Route 232 SOUTH for approximately 3 miles (7 traffic lights) to Cathedral Road (large sign says Bryn Athyn Cathedral).
  • Turn right onto Cathedral Road.
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.

From the ROOSEVELT BOULEVARD (traveling north):

  • Travel North on Roosevelt Boulevard until Byberry Road (Nabisco plant is the landmark).
  • Go WEST on Byberry (Crossing through approximately 7 traffic lights, including Bustleton Avenue, Philmont Avenue, Pine Road, and Buck Road). o At Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike, also known as Second Street Pike) turn left (SOUTH).
  • Turn right at the first light, onto Cathedral Road.
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.

From the NORTH (via New Jersey Turnpike):

  • Travel south on the New Jersey Turnpike until Exit 6, for the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
  • Take exit 6, and then travel WEST on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. o Take Exit 28 (Philadelphia) off the turnpike. Immediately after going through the toll, bear right onto Route 1 SOUTH. Stay in the right lane, and exit off Route 1 almost immediately (1/8 or a mile or less) onto the Street Road exit, Route 132 WEST.
  • Take Route 132 WEST (Street Road) for approximately 4.5 miles. o Turn left onto Route 232 SOUTH (Second Street Pike, turns into Huntingdon Pike) Travel for approximately 3 miles (or 7 traffic lights).
  • Turn right at Cathedral Road (large sign says Bryn Athyn Cathedral).
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.

From I-95:

  • Take the Woodhaven exit WEST, exit to the left onto Evans Street. (Evans is the last exit before Woodhaven ends.)
  • Turn right at the first light, onto Byberry Road.
  • Go WEST on Byberry (Crossing through approximately 7 traffic lights, including Bustleton Avenue, Philmont Avenue, Pine Road, and Buck Road).
  • At Route 232 (Huntingdon Pike, also known as Second Street Pike) turn left (SOUTH).
  • Turn right at the first light, onto Cathedral Road.
  • Follow signs for Cairnwood. When you reach the crest of the hill, take a right through the large gates and follow the driveway, past Glencairn Museum. Park in the lot next to the Carriage House and come to the Garden House.