Small river town situated on the Delaware River with many local attractions.

Welcome to Yardley

Small river town situated on the Delaware River with many local attractions

Yardley is a historic village on the banks of the Delaware River in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. This charming river town combines a small-town feel with an abundance of restaurants and attractions. The Delaware Canal runs through the heart of Yardley, and many of the community’s restaurants are located alongside it. Yardley also has a SEPTA rail station offering direct trains to Central City in Philadelphia and West Trenton in New Jersey.

Yardley’s housing options include a mix of contemporary and mid-century properties ranging from condos to townhomes and single-family homes. These properties are located within walking distance of the community’s many restaurants and the Delaware Canal towpath.

What to Love

  • Historic village on the Delaware River
  • Eclectic local restaurants
  • Delaware Canal Towpath Trail
  • SEPTA rail station

People & Lifestyle

Yardley is a welcoming, family-oriented community with excellent public schools. The Delaware Canal provides a beautiful backdrop for bike rides and walks. The community also offers one of Bucks County’s most diverse dining scenes. Yardley belongs to the Pennsbury School District, which has won National Blue Ribbon awards for the outstanding quality of its schools.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Yardley Inn has been a fine place to dine and stay since it opened on the banks of the Delaware River in 1832. The Yardley Inn’s historic restaurant serves an eclectic, modern menu featuring mouthwatering steaks, signature burgers, Faroe Island salmon, and delicious crab cakes. Diners can also enjoy classic cocktails and a range of decadent desserts.

Overlooking the canal, which runs through the heart of Yardley, Canal Street Grille offers a similarly extensive menu of flavorful contemporary fare. Popular choices at the Grille include applewood smoked pork chop, fresh halibut, 21-day house dry-aged beef, and an array of more than 15 burgers and sandwiches. Charcoal BYOB is another great choice for waterfront dining, offering market-driven seasonal dishes from breakfast through dinner.

Vault Brewing Company pairs tasty pub grub with a wide array of microbrews, wines, and cocktails. Yardley Ice House offers a wide variety of scrumptious, ice-cold treats to enjoy after your meal or while strolling through the historic district on a warm afternoon. This unassuming spot serves award-winning ice cream scoops and gourmet water ice in a wide array of creative flavors. Other local favorites include Trattoria Rosa Bianca for seasonal Italian dishes, La La Lobster for sumptuous seafood rolls and bowls, Kawaii Tori Sushi for innovative sushi tasting courses, and the historic watering hole of the Continental Tavern.

Things to Do

A scenic stretch of the Delaware Canal runs through Yardley, parallel to the Delaware River. The banks of the canal are brimming with nature, making this a relaxing place to take a leisurely walk. This is part of the Delaware Towpath Trail, which runs alongside the canal for a total of almost 60 miles between Easton and Bristol.

Lake Afton is another picturesque water feature in the center of Yardley. This manmade lake was created to provide power to grist mills along its shore. Trails for biking and jogging, which are accessible from Yardley, extend across over more than 100 miles, connecting the community with many other towns and villages throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Yardley Country Club is one of Pennsylvania’s finest destinations for golfing. Members enjoy access to a stunning golf course that first opened in 1928. Other amenities at Yardley Country Club include the relaxed dinner and drinks spot, Alexander’s Pub, plus a range of banquets, social gatherings, and events throughout the year.


Public schools in Yardley are operated by the Pennsbury School District.

  • Afton Elementary School, Public, K-5.
  • Edgewood Elementary School, Public, K-5.
  • Quarry Hill Elementary School, Public, K-5.
  • Charles H Boehm Middle School, Public, 6-8.
  • William Penn Middle School, Public, 6-8.

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