Brightside Farm

Rules & Regulations

Charlestown Township welcomes you to Brightside Farm and hopes that you enjoy your visit. We ask that visitors observe the following rules pursuant to Township Ordinance #148-2008:

  • The Farm is open from Dawn to Dusk.
  • Dogs and/or domestic animals must be kept on a leash no longer than 8 feet.
  • Pet owners must pick up pet waste.
  • Pets are not permitted in any areas under cultivation or in hayfields.
  • Walkers, joggers and horseback riders are permitted on the designated trails only. They are not permitted in the areas under cultivation or in hayfields.
  • Only annual subscribers and their guests are permitted in the Community Garden area.
  • The Farmhouse is a Private Residence. The house, surrounding yard, and farm buildings are not open to the public.
  • Group Functions must make prior arrangements for approval by the Township.
  • Removal of any township property is prohibited.
  • All fireworks are prohibited except by permit from the Fire Marshal.
  • Firearms, slingshots, pellet guns, air rifles, archery equipment, explosives or other dangerous materials are prohibited.
  • No Hunting or Trapping
  • No Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles, ATVs or other motorized vehicles on farm internal cart roads, the trails or the farm fields, except for farm personnel.
  • Parking permitted in designated areas only, which are located along both sides of the main driveway away from the farm buildings.
  • Keep all vehicles on roadways or designated parking areas.
  • Overnight parking is prohibited.
  • Camping, barbecues, cookouts, grilling and open fires are prohibited except by special permit from the Fire Marshal.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Littering is prohibited, and all refuse shall be placed in trash receptacles or removed by the person(s) generating the refuse.
  • Vandalism, including defacing or damaging property, disturbing wildlife and destroying/removing vegetation is prohibited.
  • Disorderly conduct, including the use of indecent language or excessive noise, is prohibited.


3108 Yellow Springs Road,
Malvern, PA 19355

Open: Dawn – Dusk

Additional Resources

Updated: December 7, 2016