Directions to Longwood:

Longwood Gardens is located on US Route 1, about 3 miles northeast of Kennett Square, PA. Longwood is an easy drive and offers free parking!

Miles to Longwood From:

Philadelphia, PA


Wilmington, DE


Valley Forge, PA


Lancaster, PA


Baltimore, MD


Washington, DC


New York, NY


To find directions using an internet directions website, please use the following address for Longwood Gardens:   Please refer to your class confirmation to see the best entrance to use to get to your class.

Main Entrance:

1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square , PA 19348 (N39° 52.1285', W075° 40.4705')

Business Entrance:
409 Conservatory Road, Kennett Square , PA 19348   (N39° 52.1919', W075° 40.8906')

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*To save on time and tolls when driving in from Baltimore, MD, Washington, DC and other areas south, take I-95 North, cross the Susquehanna River, go through one toll ($5 northbound only), and immediately take Exit 93 for Route 222 (in Maryland). After exiting, turn right onto Route 222 (Jacob Tome Rd.). Almost immediately the road becomes Route 275 (Don't continue on Route 222, which turns to the left). A few miles later when Route 275 ends at a "T" intersection, make a right turn onto Route 276. Take Route 276 to Route 1 North, which in approximately 4 miles crosses into Pennsylvania. Stay on Route 1 beyond Kennett Square until you reach Longwood's entrance ramp.

By Train

AMTRAK trains stop at the Wilmington, DE, Station where you can conveniently connect to Longwood by a reserved 24-hour advance shuttle service, for a fee.
For shuttle providers and train information, please click here