The Highlands Mansion and Gardens

7001 Sheaff Ln.
Fort Washington, PA 19034- Map It
Phone: (215) 641-2687

AAA Editor Notes

The Highlands Mansion and Gardens is off Pennsylvania Tpke./I-276 exit 339, .5 mi. n.w. on W. Pennsylvania Ave., 1 mi. s. on S. Bethlehem Pike, 1 mi. w. on Skippack Pike, then n.e. to 7001 Sheaff Ln. Quaker Anthony Morris' Georgian manor house was completed in 1796. Comprising 44 acres, the estate includes a two-story octagonal springhouse, an icehouse and a three-level bank barn. A 2-acre walled garden with statuary, a fountain and a Gothic Revival cottage exemplifies 19th- and 20th-century landscape architecture. Guides conduct 45-minute tours of the house and grounds. Guided tours are available.
Grounds free. House and garden tour $6; $5 (senior citizens); $4 (students with ID). Reservations are strongly recommended for tours.
Station: Fort Washington
Hours: Grounds daily dawn-dusk. Manor house and garden tours are offered Mon.-Fri. at 1:30 and by appointment. Closed major holidays. Allow 1 hour minimum.