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Leaming's Run Gardens

1845 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1436
+1 609-465-5871
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Unfortunately now closed

This was a magical place for my wife and I. We were married here and visited each year and attended... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Frank B
via mobile
Unfortuanely Leaming's Run Gardens are CLOSED INDEFINTELY

Due to an unfortunate fire the gardens are now closed. Not sure when or if they ever will reopen... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Kay B
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Open from June 20th through September 20th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Leaming's Run Gardens is a charming series of flower gardens nestled into acres of native woodlands in Cape May County, New Jersey. The shady path leads you past a bamboo grove, an expansive cinnamon fernery,and many beautiful vistas created by the themed flower plantings. The gardens were created by the Aprill family to preserve the centuries old woodlands and wetlands that are home to many rare native plants, and to create a relaxing place for visitors to escape from the pace of modern life. Family owned and operated for 36 years, the gardens are supported solely through admission fees. No outside funding has ever been received. Hummingbirds are plentiful in August. We hope you will visit, relax, and leave refreshed. We appreciate the support the garden has received from our guests over the years.Jack, Emily, Gregg and Missie Aprill
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good12%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible12%
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1845 N Route 9, Cape May Court House, Middle Township, NJ 08210-1436
+1 609-465-5871
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This was a magical place for my wife and I. We were married here and visited each year and attended the Halloween fest"Screamings Run". I'd love to see it reopen. A great loss...

1  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Due to an unfortunate fire the gardens are now closed. Not sure when or if they ever will reopen. This is a great loss to the Cape May County community.

1  Thank Kay B
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Very pretty walk looking at wildflowers and nature. A little pricy for entry fee. Nice sunny day watching flowers bloom what more can one ask for?

1  Thank msmeow10
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This amazing multi-facet garden is closed for good. There is a goodbye on their website and, when we passed the garden on April 15, 2017, the sign was gone. It's sad because although the garden was a bit disheveled, it had charm. Too bad I...More

Thank writearts2
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Live very close to site. Visit several times each year. Beautiful grounds, often with seasonal themes. Birds and small animals often seen. Great time spent here. Great for couples or older children.

Thank kevin r
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely place to take a leisurely afternoon stroll among a variety of garden vignettes where butterflies abound. You will learn about the plants as well.

Thank Kay B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We found this after a visit to the zoo and decided to stop and see the gardens. We all loved it and will return. We were not sure with 3 kids under the age of 8 but they followed the trails, chased butterflies and learned...More

Thank NJsSouthernShoreDMO
Reviewed 11 September 2016

this place used to be beautiful not anymore. the last time i went there it was overgrown with weeds and hardly any flowers. it used to be a beautiful place with beautiful gardens but not anymore. it seems like no one is taking care of...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The garden is a little over price for what we saw. We saw very little wild life. Just a few butterflies and dragon flies. The flowers were the same flowers in my own back yard. I give it 3 stars for the bamboo area and...More

Thank Rescue4paws
Reviewed 22 August 2016

I have been visiting Leamings Run for close to 20 years. This was the place to go in late August early September to watch the humming birds as they head south. The gardens WERE always meticulous and blended with the natural surroundings. You would see...More

Thank dbk680
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