Village of Anglesea, 111 North Central Avenue, North Wildwood, New Jersey 08260

Visitor Information

Upcoming Events 2014

Oct 18th & 19th, Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey
see further details at lighthousechallengenj.org

Dec. 5th Christmas tree lighting ceremony,
free admission, music, refreshments, Santa at this yearly
Norman Rockwell/ like  event. 5PM - 7:30PM

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse is a working lighthouse, as well as a museum. It is open to the public for guided and self guided tours. Visitors will learn about the history of Hereford and get a glimpse of the life of a lighthouse keeper in the late 19th and early 20th century. Learn about the History of Hereford Inlet Lighthouse

A park surrounding the Lighthouse is designed with many different garden areas containing over 200 plant varieties. The Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Gardens are planted in the Victorian cottage style and extend right up to the ocean seawall. They have won several awards, including the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Suburban Greening Award.

The Lighthouse also has a gift shop featuring lighthouse and nautical theme art work, books, miniatures, shirts , hats, mugs and much more.

The garden and grounds around the Lighthouse are wheelchair accessible. A DVD tour is available upon request to those unable to climb the Lighthouse.

We welcome and can accommodate school trips, senior citizen groups and all other tour buses. Special rates are available for groups of 30 or more.

Hereford Inlet Lighthouse is open year round.

For days and hours of operation, admission fees and other questions, please visit our Home Page or call 609-522-4520.

Background art courtesy of Donna Elias