Welcome to Berwyn
A family-centric small town with a strong sense of community.
Located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, Berwyn is part of Philadelphia’s Main Line. In 1877, the town was named after the majestic Berwyn Hills in Denbighshire, Wales, by Welsh settlers. Around a half-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia, Berwyn is perfect for people who want to live in a small town while at the same time staying close to a big city.
Berwyn is known for its collection of private, colossal luxury mansions and estates with considerable lawn and yard space. Many of these extravagant homes feature characteristics pertaining to Old World-style architecture, although there are also newer, more modern homes.
What to Love
- Friendly, close-knit small town
- Great for families
- Short drive to King of Prussia shopping mall
- 30-min drive to Philadelphia
People & Lifestyle
Berwyn residents are sophisticated and like small-town living. With a small population of 3,531 as of the 2020 census, people appreciate the closeness to residents in the community. Berwyn is also a great place to raise a family, with excellent schools and a friendly community with many activities to entertain children.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Sit down at the sleek and sensuous NECTAR
, an exceptional Pan-Asian restaurant that also fuses French cooking into its menu items. If you’re craving authentic Italian, Tiramisu Ristorante
will take you on an experience through Rome, Italy, with classical Roman-Jewish cuisine. La Cabra Brewing
used to be a historic building, and is now the ultimate place to relax and enjoy a good meal and drinks with friends. You’ll be coming back again and again for their beer and their delicious menu items that include tacos, guac, burgers, and more.
For the best sweets in town, Sweet Jazmines
is a local favorite. This bakery makes everything from scratch using natural ingredients and no preservatives. Their extensive menu includes cakes, pies, muffins, cheesecakes, cupcakes, and more, but their Signature Sweet Potato Collection is something you won’t want to miss.
Rest assured all your shopping needs will be taken care of here at Berwyn. A mere 10-minute drive from the community is the largest shopping mall in Pennsylvania and the third-largest shopping mall in the country. The King of Prussia
shopping mall is an elegant complex with more than 400 retailers, plus food courts and restaurants. It’s a place of luxury, dining, beauty, and fun. Right on Lancaster Avenue, you’ll also find Pennsylvania-original Anthropologie
, a lifestyle brand with top-quality clothing, accessories, home goods, and much more.
Things to Do
is considered to be the oldest community theater on the Main Line – it has provided affordable, quality entertainment for more than 90 years! The theater presents a variety of shows for adults and children alike, and also hosts summer musical theatre camps for kids and teenagers.
Berwyn has several parks perfect for quality time outside with friends, family, or even a peaceful solitary outing. Children especially will have a blast. At Teegarden Park
, visitors can play a variety of sports on its multiple fields and courts, including softball, baseball, roller hockey, and tennis. L.A.D Park
also has several sports areas, and you can’t miss 48-acre Crabby Creek Park
and its enchanting creek and beautiful scenic trail. If the previous parks don’t make you a lover of the outdoors, the Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens
definitely will. The 48 acres of gardens and woodland, along with its 1.2 miles of trails, are a true example of the art of nature. Although colorful during the spring and summer, this botanical garden becomes a true winter wonderland in the cold months.
Berwyn is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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