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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

1st and Central Aves., North Wildwood, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-4520
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Great place!

Great place, small but informative. When we went (Saturday in October), lighthouse open only from... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Forked River, New Jersey
October Vacation In South Jersey

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse - pleasant staff- nice video of the history of Angle Sea and lighthouse... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
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1st and Central Aves., North Wildwood, NJ 08260
+1 609-522-4520
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great place, small but informative. When we went (Saturday in October), lighthouse open only from 10 to 1, with last tour at noon - so go early. Gardens are pretty to walk through. Fee covers 10-minute video giving overview plus self-guided tour - binders with...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse - pleasant staff- nice video of the history of Angle Sea and lighthouse. Very organized and of enjoyed self guide tour. Lot of info and antiques to see. View of from the third floor was great. Garden's were beautiful and walk on...More

Thank krum30
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I along with another couple recently visited Wildwood on a fall weekday. We decided to stop at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse. This is a very nice landmark with a wonderful garden area on the grounds. There is also a very nice walkway...More

Thank jmacch
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Free to walk the grounds, beautifully landscaped. Minimal charge for admission into lighthouse. Watch a short film on the history the take the self guided tour. Friendly staff, worth the time.

Thank neurotic38
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The gardens here are magical with artful designs, well placed multiple benches benches on patios and in garden nooks, and inviting paths. The butterflies come in numbers and are lovely to watch as are the assorted birds. The paths that wind thorough the garden are...More

Thank chickncoralee
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Beautiful flower display and walk-thru-the-garden. gift shop very small. A must stop for the 30 minutes it will cost you. Sea Wall access from garden area.

Thank Steven Z
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We spoke with one of the grounds keeping volunteers as she was weeding and thinning in the front garden. They do a great job of keeping up a variety of gardens throughout the small plot. We also enjoyed the film and self-guided tour through the...More

Thank triplecreekrider
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must say for people who are walking the wall in Wildwood and just need a bit of a respite from the heat. You enter this very magical garden with the most beautiful flowers and I'm going to assume that it is taken...More

Thank 753kathleent
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Not sure the tour was necessary. It was a video and only a few room to go in. It was cute, but just a Victorian home with not much to see.

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Historic lighthouse surrounded by amazing gardens. I visit Hereford Lighthouse every summer. I love it.

Thank Rocky R
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23 August 2017|
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Response from nickpovio66 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on the grounds of the lighthouse, including the gardens.
14 August 2017|
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Response from Gabriellejoiner | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Yes you can
9 June 2017|
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Response from Beth K | Reviewed this property |
Age 12 and under is 3.00. Over 12 is 6.00 to tour the lighthouse. The gardens and gift shop are free. The gardens lead out to a boardwalk with benches to sit and enjoy the view