Log Cabin


For an intimate and rustic indoor event, our newly renovated log cabin provides a perfect location with a fireplace, bathroom facilities, and a kitchen area. The rental includes the use of five 6-ft. tables and 50 chairs inside the cabin. Also included in the rental is the use of picnic tables outside of the cabin located next to a picturesque stream. The cabin is available to rent April-October for an 8-hour block of time between 9am and midnight.


Cost: $300, plus $100 refundable security deposit

Maximum capacity: 50 people

Location: Over the bridge behind the Visitor Center parking area

Facility Rentals

Newlin Grist Mill is the perfect site for your next special event. Whether you are looking for a space for birthday or graduation parties, reunions, company picnics, or weddings, Newlin Grist Mill provides a unique setting for a wide variety of occasions.


If you would like more information or to schedule an event, please download and fill out the forms below, call 610.459.2359 to speak with the rental coordinator, or email info@newlingristmill.org.


Please note that alcohol is not permitted anywhere on the property. Bands, DJs, and amplified music are also prohibited.

Picnic Areas


There are two outdoor picnic areas available for rent. Both areas include the use of picnic tables and a baseball field. They are available year-round in eight-hour time blocks between 9 am and dusk. Bathroom facilities available for these rentals are located one mile away at the Visitor Center. For a closer bathroom on site, portable bathroom rental is recommended.


North Picnic Area

Cost: $75, plus $100 refundable security deposit

Maximum capacity: 75 people

Location: Entrance located off Route 1


South Picnic Area

Cost: $100, plus $100 refundable security deposit

Maximum capacity: 100 people

A picnic pavilion is included with this rental.

Location: Entrance located off Cheyney Road

Scout Rentals


If your scout group is looking for a place to rent for special ceremonies, meetings, or camping opportunities, then Newlin Grist Mill is the location for you. Special scout discounts are offered on the log cabin and picnic areas. Outdoor tent camping is available in the south picnic area fields and indoor overnights are available in the cabin.


Please call 610.459.2359 or email info@newlingristmill.org for details about discounted scout rental pricing.

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Message to Our Community

As events develop with the COVID-19 virus, Newlin Grist Mill (NGM) continues to closely monitor the situation and follow guidance from the CDC and all levels of government including social distancing and restrictions on gatherings. The NGM will be taking the following steps, starting today March 16 through April 30:

  • The NGM Visitor Center, Archive, Blacksmith Shop, Millwright Shop, and public restrooms will be closed;

  • All tours, programs and events have been postponed or cancelled during this period;

  • Pond Fishing will remain closed until further notice;

  • The Fishing Breakfast has been cancelled;

  • Rentals and photography sessions are being cancelled for this period of time;

  • There will be no Volunteer Wednesday Workdays;

  • The trails will remain open but parking is limited; 

If you choose to enjoy the trails, please follow the practices of social distancing and if you are ill or have been around anyone who is ill or has been exposed to the virus, please remain at home. These steps will help keep our staff, volunteers, visitors, and community healthy.
Members of the staff will be working to prepare the site for when we are able to open. We ask that you respect everyone’s safety by maintaining a reasonable distance.
Decisions concerning additional closings will follow based on the developing situation. Please check back for updates.
We appreciate your understanding and support during this challenging time.

Newlin Grist Mill   l  219 South Cheyney Road   l  Glen Mills, PA 19342   l   610.459.2359   l   © Copyright 2014-2015 Newlin Grist Mill. All rights reserved.