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Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. 800 Years of lighthouse keeping. The Visitor center at Hook Lighthouse offers guided tours of the lighthouse tower, a 13th Century Norman structure, built by William Marshal, the Earl...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Hook Head Lighthouse Hook Head | Hook Peninsula, Fethard On Sea Y34 KD93, Ireland
All reviews light house guided tour well worth a visit on the rocks gift shop great tour beautiful scenery on site green area great place to visit great attraction lots of history sunny day picnic tables county wexford oldest operating loftus hall
A very scenic spot with beautiful views. I enjoyed walking on the rocks near the lighthouse. Our tour guide, Noel was excellent; friendly and very knowledgeable. A very interesting introduction to the history of the lighthouse as well as the local area. Glad to see...More
We were recommended to drive the Coastal Ring Road and see the Hook Lighthouse and it was well worth a visit. It reminds you how amazing it is that such substantial lighthouse could have been built in harsh conditions so many years ago with virtually...More
From the exterior Hook Lighthouse looks very imposing but not that old.
Once inside the medieval construction is obvious and it dates back to the mid 1300's. Hard to believe it has survived the monstrous seas that sometimes break right over the top ( according...More
We hadn't intended on doing the tour as we were just out for a spin but were glad we did, Great history and interesting tour and some fab views from higher up. Was a little disappointed we didnt get to the top area with the...More
What a time of the year to drive to Wexford from Dublin ,through the Sally Gap in Wicklow full of its autumnal dress , amazing colours all the way to New Ross and the entrance to the Hook Head peninsula .
25 Mins or so...More
This was our first trip to the lighthouse which we really enjoyed.
The views from the lighthouse were stunning plenty of photo opportunities.
We took the tour which was very interesting and informative .
There are plenty of things to look at and do here...More