Pennsylvania is famous for its gorgeous, rolling hills and miles of picturesque landscapes, and Bucks County is no exception! To get to know this beautiful area even better, be sure and check out all of the exciting events and attractions coming up. From family-friendly castle tours to the more adult versions, Bucks County truly has places for everyone to feel royal! Here, your friends at O’Brien’s Moving & Storage have put together some of our favorite spots to check out in Bucks County.
1.Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle
84 S Pine St, Doylestown, PA 18901
Come and spend a day exploring the historic Fonthill Castle, the product of Henry Mercer’s “unique architectural and artistic vision.” Mercer was an “archaeologist, anthropologist, ceramist, scholar and antiquarian. Mercer built Fonthill both as his home and as a showplace for his collection of tiles and prints,” according to the castle museum’s website.
This castle took four years to complete and boasts 44 rooms, 10 bathrooms, and 18 fireplaces. Mercer also gathered almost 30,000 unique items that showed historic American life which are now displayed in the Mercer Museum on the same property. Interesting and educational for family members of all ages, the Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle are truly can’t miss attractions!
2. Kids’ Castle
Central Park - 425 Wells Road
Want to see another castle with the kids? Take them to play at the eight story wooden playground structure call the Kids’ Castle, also located in Doylestown, PA. This unique playground was designed and named by children of Doylestown Township through an art contest in 1996. “Thanks to the efforts of over three thousand dedicated volunteers and the generosity of numerous sponsors, Kids Castle became a reality on Sunday, June 22, 1997,” according to the playground’s website.
3. Sand Castle Winery
755 River Road
Erwinna, PA 18920
For a more “adult” castle experience, take time to stop at the beautiful Sand Castle Winery, which offers a variety of tasting and tour experiences, ranging from on-the-hour walk-in tastings to extensive wine-and-dine pairing sessions. Try the wine, tour the beautiful, “castle” facility or even schedule your wedding or other special event.
For even more information about these King and Queen-worthy attractions, call O’Brien’s Moving & Storage! We can provide you with more information about things to do in Bucks County and the comprehensive moving and storage services to help you get there, quickly and easily. Speak to one of our friendly, knowledgeable representatives today or fill out our quick online form to receive your FREE, no-obligation estimate today.
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