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Stroll About

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden | Sat, May 11, 2019, 10:00am - 2:00pm

Event registration is closed, but we are welcoming walk-ins. Please join us for this fun event!

Stroll About is a long-time Haas family tradition that Natural Lands is delighted to continue.

Explore what makes Stoneleigh special, from native plants and meadows to bog gardens and birds, and celebrate the arrival of spring. Hands-on activities for the whole family include tossing “seed balls” in the native plant meadow, plant a newspaper pot to take home, or go on a story walk through the garden.

Explore Stoneleigh with a staff member on bog gardening or big trees, and talk all things Stoneleigh with an ambassador! Don’t forget a picnic lunch to enjoy on the great lawn!

NEW: Snap a picture of your favorite spot between May 11 and May 15…and #StoneleighSpot and you will be entered into a drawing to win an exclusive behind the scenes tour with a Stoneleigh staff member.


Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden
1829 East County Line Road
Villanova , PA 19085


May 11, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm

For nearly 80 years, Stoneleigh was the home of the Haas family, which donated the property to Natural Lands in 2016 so that it would remain preserved forever.

The property includes stately trees, winding pathways, and lush gardens that were designed by a number of notable landscape architects over the past century—including the Olmsted Brothers, sons of the famed Frederick Law Olmsted.

Parking for Stroll About is available only at a nearby Villanova University parking garage. Park and walk one block east on Spring Mill Road, to the intersection with County Line Road. Cross as directed, and enter through the corner gate. The SEPTA Villanova Train Station is a short walk to/from Stoneleigh.

The Stoneleigh parking lot, located at 1829 County Line Road, will be open for handicapped parking only during this special event.

Gates open at 10:00 am, please plan appropriately.

Dress for the season and wear sturdy shoes.

Bring a camera to capture your favorite spaces.

Sorry, dogs are not permitted at Stoneleigh.


Event registration is closed, but we are welcoming walk-ins. Please join us for this fun event!

Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

Photography policy:
Attendance at Natural Lands programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and electronic media. Images will not be identified using full names without written approval from the individual. Please notify Natural Lands staff if you would prefer that your photo not be used.