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Hibernia County Park
Park Road, Coatesville, PA 19320 · 610-383-3812
Located 4 miles north of Coatesville off Route 82


What's Happening at Hibernia? 

  • Hibernia Mansion Candlelight Tours
    The annual Hibernia Mansion Candlelight Tours will be held on December 5th and 6th from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. and December 7th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. This year’s tour is dedicated to Gladys Boddy, an original Friend of Hibernia and strong advocate of Hibernia Park.
  • Hibernia Hiking Club
    Love the brisk morning air and exercise? Start your day on a healthy, positive note, improve your general overall health, and meet new friends. All ages welcome!

 Candlelight Tour Cast

See complete program listing for what's happening in all the Chester County Parks!

About the Park

Over 900 acres of trails, woodlands, meadows, open fields, play areas, pavilions, camping & picnic areas are strewn throughout. Popular fishing sites include the Brandywine Creek’s west branch, Birch Run & a children’s pond. Small boating & fishing occur on the 90–acre Chambers Lake

Campgrounds are open weekends, beginning the first full weekend in May through the last weekend in October.

Walking tours explore the legacy of the iron masters and country gentlemen who owned the estate.The walking tour focuses on mansion builders Charles Brooks and Colonel Swayne.

From Hibernia Mansion, the tour explores ruins, structures and landscape features located on the Forest Hill and Forge Trails and Lion’s Head Drive that tell the story of Hibernia’s past. Brochures explaining these features are available at the park office.

Childrens Pond

Hibernia Mansion, home of 19th century Ironmasters, graces Hibernia’s hillside. It is open for public tours on Sunday afternoons, Memorial Day to Labor Day. In December, the Mansion is showcased during the annual Candlelight Tours.

Hibernia is on the National Register of Historic Places and the Pennsylvania Inventory of Historic Places. It is also part of the Hatfield-Hibernia National Register Historic District. In 2009, Hibernia Mansion joined the Rural History Confederation.

Hibernia Mansion


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