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Avery Point Light

1084 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT 06340-6061
+1 860-405-9262
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Scenic stroll along the shore

I love this place! It is a very nice place to stroll along the shore. If this is something one... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
barbara a
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Cary, North Carolina
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Tiny Lighthouse But Great Water Views

While Avery Point Light is tiny (can't enter but can walk around), the water views are great. It's... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Elida G
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Groton, Connecticut
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Attractively styled lighthouse which was in operation from 1944 to 1967.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“uconn campus” (10 reviews)
“brick path” (5 reviews)
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1084 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT 06340-6061
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place! It is a very nice place to stroll along the shore. If this is something one likes to do. We saw interesting things take place (Coast Guard “practicing” drills, students partaking in a class) it was very peaceful to walk along...More

Thank barbara a
Reviewed 8 September 2017

While Avery Point Light is tiny (can't enter but can walk around), the water views are great. It's a very attractive structure located on the UConn Avery Point Campus. To locate the light, just follow the brick pathway from the parking lot.

Thank Elida G
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We found a beautiful secluded walkway and setting, at least this time of year when the UConn students are not present. The Avery Light Mansion has a really nice brick walkway interspersed with many art sculptures and memorial benches. The views of New London, Groton,...More

Thank GolfTango61
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Such a breathtaking, beautiful place. Overlooks the Thames River and the buildings are unique and stunning.

Thank Kerry W
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Love the artwork on the grounds, the scenery can't be beat, and the pathway with inspiring donation bricks and stone seatings along the grounds.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The views were fantastic. the grounds were very well kept.A wedding was going on.. It looked great.We had a great walk

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I came here for a work dinner function at the mansion as I had never heard of this place before then. Since then I have been back 4 times and likely more in the future. I will admit, part of this is because of pokemon...More

Thank Curious_Chemist
Reviewed 15 June 2017

UConn campus is emptied for the summer so there was a ton of parking and a very nice brick path along the water that my wife handled with her rollator without any issues. Path goes for awhile and ends at the Lighthouse ... and you...More

Thank rlcaroti1918
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This property is actually part of University of Connecticut campus. Parking is free on weekends. We were there on a Saturday morning in June and pretty much had the vast ground to ourselves and a few other groups plus a few fishermen by the shore....More

Thank gl0baltr0tter
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Just finished having my daughters wedding at the Branford House here. This is a beautiful mansion to have a party at. we had the ceremony by the water so the waves were in the background for the ceremony and the mansion was the background for...More

1  Thank Robert K
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