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incredible scenery and historic lighthouse

loved driving to the Ring of Hook. Ocean views are incredible and there are tours of the... read more

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Howard M
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Great location for watching the world go by. Quite busy with lots of families, but there was so... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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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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Hook Peninsula | County Wexford, New Ross, Ireland
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All reviews lovely drive loftus hall light house narrow country roads enjoyable drive nice tour we spent hours highly recommend the tour stunning scenery oldest lighthouse duncannon fort small museum day trip beautiful spot young kids nice cafe gift shop
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Reviewed yesterday

loved driving to the Ring of Hook. Ocean views are incredible and there are tours of the lighthouse. Very good

Thank Howard M
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great location for watching the world go by. Quite busy with lots of families, but there was so much to do for kids, including pirate entertainers. Scones in the tea shop were great

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Oldest lighthouse still in use, still in its origonal building, nice tour only 45 minutes but work it.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Although the weather was against us we loved the hook lighthouse tour. Very knowledgable guide and nice cafe. Definitely a must if your in the area.

Thank Maurahughes
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely location and plenty to do and see. Staff very friendly and helpful. Dogs allowed outside but not inside. Great activities for kids - giant Jenga, space hoppers, arts and crafts. Hook is worth the visit.

Thank EllmuCork
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Stayed in a holiday cottage minutes from The Hook and were totally in awe of the peaceful location. A delightful spot where rest and relaxation are in abundance. The Hook Lighthouse tour is worth a visit and the staff and amenities are excellent. Special mention...More

Thank The4girlings
Reviewed 2 August 2018

The Hook is 1 of my favorite places to visit in Wexford. It is so beautiful down there. The lighthouse is very interesting, The cafe is lovely. If you are in the southeast make sure and travel down and find out for yourself

Thank LizKavana
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Went here with our new granddaughter spectacular views. Lots to do for the kids trikes slides on grass and even a pirate to greet you . We only had coffee but service great. There is an art class and we got a slate with an...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Impressive lighthouse. Great tour, really interesting history brought to life. Tour guide comes from a family of light house keepers and can answer any question you need to ask? Visit there "by Hook or by Crook"!

Thank Clonman
Reviewed 25 July 2018

You won't believe your eyes and how beautiful this quiet, non-touristy area of Ireland is. Gorgeous vistas, seaside towns, and the Hook Lighthouse at the end. Excellent.

Thank Les68
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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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