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Hook Head Lighthouse

Absolutely loved it. To visit the oldest working lighthouse in the World is amazing and well worth... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2017
davebettl
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Bray, Ireland
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Really lovely drive.

We had a very enjoyable evening driving around the ring of hook. We stopped at hook lighthouse for... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
aireagail
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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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 22 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved it. To visit the oldest working lighthouse in the World is amazing and well worth a visit. While there's not a lot to do at the lighthouse, there is a small museum and a guided tour of the lighthouse itself. There's plenty of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable evening driving around the ring of hook. We stopped at hook lighthouse for a break. The views across to waterford was lovely and the lighthouse is worth seeing too.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank aireagail
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Got great weather which makes it better. So much to do and see on this short driving route. Locals make it extra special. Dollar bay is a must if the sun is shining.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

We started at Ducannon Fort & went to the Hook lighthouse via Dollar Bay & Loftus Hall. After visiting the lighthouse we continued on to Tinterin Abbey. Good tour, we enjoyed it very much. Great tea rooms at Tintern.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JRDP
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day out. Beautiful scenery and very informative tour around the lighthouse. Worth a visit for the scenic views alone.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Lovely drive with mix of sea view and country scenery. Do be careful at the sharp bends as there are a number. Good views found at Dollar Bay and at Hook's Lighthouse with treacherous looking rocks and blow holes.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The area is full of history. Old Churches fallen down, still maintained by the local Council. The Worlds oldest working Lighthouse with tours available for 9.50 euros Views to die for ( Not literally ) A lovely day exploring

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Tucked away I would say this trip is a wonderful trip for people who enjoy a bit of history and breathtaking views and scenery. Little roads so make sure you drive carefully. At the lighthouse they have a nice canteen offering coffee and I had...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Excellent place to visit. Iconic lighthouse with lots of history in beautiful location. Recommended.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank James B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We have done this drive on sunny days and stormy days and it's gorgeous no matter what the weather, just come prepared for what the weather may throw at you as you wouldn't want the weather to stop you from enjoying the beauty o Hook....More

Date of experience: March 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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