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A gorgeous drive through lovely countryside, then when you reach the Hook lighthouse (which... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
C_and_H_11
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Dublin, Ireland
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We arrived too late for a tour, they are every 30 min this time of f year. There are displays and a... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Katyevee
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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Less than one hour in length take the Ring of Hook Coastal Drive to soak up the stunning coastal rural scenery this beautiful part of Ireland has to offer, while catching sight of some of our county’s most important built heritage. Follow Ring of...more
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All reviews beautiful drive loftus hall light house enjoyable drive points of interest stunning scenery nice tour lots of parking oldest lighthouse we spent hours highly recommend the tour lovely coffee shop gift shop tintern abbey worth a visit beautiful spot green area
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

A gorgeous drive through lovely countryside, then when you reach the Hook lighthouse (which incidentally is the site of the oldest lighthouse in the world!) you can climb to the top for panoramic views. Well worth a visit when in the area!

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We arrived too late for a tour, they are every 30 min this time of f year. There are displays and a small museum which are interesting, and a nice tea room and small gift store. Lots of tables in the waiting area, a nice...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Katyevee
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our trip to hook lighthouse. Guided tour was excellent. We didn't use the cafe so cannot comment but staff all extremely helpful.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Orla M
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Unless you enjoy driving around narrow country lanes my advice would be to go direct to the main event on this drive, Hook Lighthouse. It's claimed to be the oldest operational lighthouse in Ireland; it was certainly established prior to the Norman invasion and substantially...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Flipineck
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We drove round this from Wexford taking nearly 4 or 5 hours to enjoy each village.The weather was fair which made the trip worthwhile.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank w610guthrie
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a great tour - you can spend a whole day there stopping off at the many sights along the way. Lots to see and do, for all ages.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Berdy2014
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This was the first time seeing Hook and pictures just do not do it justice. Planning a return visit next summer.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank irishjami77
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Meandering along narrow country roads every turn reveals something of interest to see , old historic ruins , haunted house , small villages , pleasant walks and secluded beaches / coves . The focal point is the Hook lighthouse which is well worth a visit...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

On my visit we were in a party of four adults and four children.very interesting for children as the pay five euro go to a safe painting room paint on a slate, artist there to advise and keep an eye while the adults can go...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ben19470307
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Hi if you are any where near New Ross County Wexford let me suggest a day trip to the Hook .From the JFK Arboretum with its magnificent walks trees and flowers to the lovely towns of Campile ,Arthurstown,Duncannon with its very impressive barracks overlooking the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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We actually drove over from Waterford, but we had absolutely no problems with finding our way on Ring of Hook. There were plenty of good signs - especially where there were choices at an intersection. We did use a brochure... More
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