NeighborhoodSpotlightThingsToSeeAndDo November 29, 2023

Neighborhood Spotlight: Springtown, PA

Springtown is in Springfield Township in Northern Bucks County, nestled between routes 212 and 412. It got its start when Abraham Funk purchased 300 acres of land in 1763. By 1884, the population was 150, and today it is roughly 357.  


The Vibe 

The vibe of Springtown is a relaxed, small town with attractive homes and mom-and-pop shops adding to the close-knit feel. You’ll find various places to eat, shop, and stay when in town, as well as ample opportunities to enjoy nature. 


Where to Eat and Drink 

When you’re ready to grab a bite to eat, visit these local eateries for some yummy cuisine and friendly service. 


Springtown InnThe Springtown Inn provides a fine dining experience in a quaint, charming atmosphere in downtown Springtown. It’s a family-friendly restaurant that offers a diverse selection of cuisines and decadent desserts.  

Springfield DinerIn nearby Quakertown, this downhome diner serves classics like tuna melts, grilled cheese sandwiches, and hot dogs. They also feature a wide selection of wraps, paninis, salads, and other delightful delicious dishes. 


Ye Olde Spring Valley TavernThis local tavern opened its doors around 1806 as the Spring Valley Inn. Its secluded location made it a favorite place of many during the Prohibition era, lending to its somewhat mysterious past. However, it’s no secret that this local legend serves incredible food, featuring fresh trout from its spring-fed pond. 


Where to Shop 

Check out these local shopping spots for a laid-back, small-town shopping experience. 

Groovy GreensThis local urban farm showcases a selection of greens and baby salads. Buy fresh ingredients when available to create your healthy dishes. They also feature gardening classes and soil testing services.  

AbookshopThis local bookshop holds over 15,000 books, including many first editions, signed volumes, and other rare finds. If you’re looking for a unique treasure for yourself or your favorite bookworm, then you need to visit Abookshop while you’re in town. 

Bechdolt’s Orchards In nearby Hellertown, this apple orchard invites guests to pick produce during certain seasons and provides homemade treats and other wares throughout the year. Try a homemade apple pie, or apple cider, or purchase a unique craft for that perfect gift. 


Visiting Springtown, PA: Add These To Your List 

Springtown Rod & Gun ClubThe Springtown Rod & Gun Club was founded in 1962 and offers 3D archery, trap shooting, trout fishing, and other activities. You’ll also find event halls, pavilions, and a selection of ranges to test your skills. 

Silver Creek Athletic AssociationThis athletic complex in Bucks County strives to bring sportsmanship, healthy competition, and the gift of sports to children. Catch a game or play a few, teaching kids the benefits of fellowship, team-building, and physical activity.  

Hidden Acres Farm This equestrian facility provides horse-riding lessons for kids and adults of various skill levels. It also educates students on how to properly care for horses. The peaceful environment makes you feel at ease and offers stunning surroundings. 


Learn more about Springfield Township and check out upcoming events to make the most of your time in the area. Happy exploring!