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Neighborhood Spotlight: Warminster, PA

Neighborhood Spotlight: Warminster, PA

What to do; where to dine and shop; and what you don’t want to miss

Warminster is in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and sits roughly 15 miles from Philadelphia. The population is approximately 30,000. Warminster gets its name from a small town in Wiltshire County, Salisbury Plain, England. The area boasts a rich history that dates back to the 1680s.

At that time, it was part of Southampton Township, founded by William Penn. However, in 1711, it established its borders to become its own township, starting as a farming community. There are a few historical moments credited to Warminster, including the site of the Battle of Crooked Billet during the Revolutionary War and where the first steamboat model was made.

The Vibe

The overall vibe of Warminster is a mix of urban and suburban that gives residents and visitors a sense of charming, quiet, small-town living with a healthy helping of entertainment. There are ample options for socializing, lots of green spaces, and highly-rated schools, making Warminster a family-friendly place to live.


Where to Eat and Drink

When it’s time to eat in Warminster, PA, check out these local favorites to satisfy any appetite.

Eagle DinerFor over 30 years, Eagle Diner’s offered home-style food at budget-friendly prices. Check out the well-stocked salad bar, featuring 40 different options plus daily soups and breads. The diner prides itself on delivering friendly service and a satisfying meal.

Augusto’s of MadisonAugusto’s menu features a selection of Mediterranean, French, Latin, and American cuisine inspired by Chef Augusto Jalon’s travels. Try some grilled octopus, lobster ravioli, or veal parmigiana.

Alto Bakery and CaffeIndulge in delectable homemade Italian baked goods and other delicacies at this local bakery. Every item is meticulously crafted with high-quality ingredients and incredible artistry that makes each treat a mini-masterpiece.

Philomena Santucci’s Square PizzaSantucci’s Square Pizza got its start in the kitchen of a small home in Northeast Philadelphia in 1959. They offer an unconventional approach to the idea of pizza, placing the sauce on top of the cheese. This family business continues to grow and expand, now with several locations throughout Pennsylvania.

Where to Shop

Spend some time browsing through the shops in Warminster to discover a hidden treasure or pick up a few gifts.

Yum Yum Bake ShopsAre you in the market for a massive donut? How about one that’s able to feed more than 10 people? This local shop also features yumsters (donut holes) or regular donuts in fun flavors. If you don’t have a sweet tooth, grab a bagel or breakfast sandwich.

Uncle MIke’s Homemade Ice CreamThe Warminster location of Uncle Mike’s is the flagship store for this ice cream shop. They make the ice cream on-site, featuring tons of flavors and also offer sundaes, shakes, pies, and cakes.

Penny Buck Junction Thrift StoreWhen you shop at this local thrift store, you get an opportunity to find something unique at a great deal while also giving back to the local community. The shop sells clothing for men, women, and children to help support people who are in recovery for sober living.


Three Things You Shouldn’t Miss

Plan a fun-filled exploration of Warminster by adding a few local stand-out attractions to your itinerary.

Five Ponds Golf CourseThis 18-hole public course offers a beautiful place to sharpen your skills or simply relax with a casual golf game. There are also 14 in-house tournaments for association members. The organization also features a grille, various events throughout the year, and a golf academy that offers lessons and kid’s programs.

Craven Hall and John Fitch Steamboat MuseumListed on the National Register of Historic Places, Craven Hall once belonged to William Penn. The historical society focuses on preserving the building and the land, offering public and private tours of the home. The society also maintains a museum honoring John Fitch and his steamboat invention.

Warminster Community ParkThis newly renovated and expanded park includes plenty of places to enjoy the great outdoors. Have a picnic, take a hike on one of several walking trails, or bring the children to the playground. There are also basketball courts, baseball and soccer fields, and a pavilion.


Dig deeper into what’s happening in Warminster Township, and discover more about the area before your visit. Happy exploring!

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