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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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Hook Head Lighthouse Hook Head | Hook Peninsula, Fethard On Sea Y34 KD93, Ireland
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All reviews light house guided tour on the rocks well worth a visit gift shop great tour beautiful scenery on site green area great place to visit great attraction lots of history sunny day picnic tables oldest operating county wexford loftus hall
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even though we arrived and there was a lot of Fog it didn't take away from our enjoyable day. Our main reason of going was for me to relive my youth when I visited the Hook peninsula as a child and to show the area...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sniffey17
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Second time in a few years. Weather was good but windy, this only adds to the trip as rough seas gives a better appreciation of the light keepers way of life. The tour has become more professional and the guide Ann had great knowledge and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Chazer118
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun for all the family, we visited this lighthouse in Ireland while on holiday, Great fun was had by all.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Adventurer798394
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant well worth a visit to this historical haven tour guides brilliant especially ms tweedy great shop and restaurant amazing place

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Noel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big thanks to the Hook Lighthouse staff for helping to find my phone and returning it back to me. Thanks very much

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my husband visited the Lighthouse last week and what a brilliant trip it turned out to be. While the views were spectacular and the history really interesting, it is the staff and their warm and friendly attitude that in my view made the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank PaulBDublin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting well maintained historic building in a great location was brought to life by our brilliant guide. He obviously enjoys his job and talking to people at the same time bringing the lighthouse history to life.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gay_Kent_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Noel our guide from the moment we arrived until we left ensured that the entire group enjoyed the Hook experience. He delivered the tour with humour and great attention to detail. Hook really is one of our countries star attractions. The history and construction simply...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went down to Hookless Village for the weekend for my parents 50th wedding anniversary there was 21 of us aged from 76 to 7 and we all enjoyed the visit to the lighthouse I think it was a bit expensive but hey what isn’t these...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Catherine O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited The Hook Lighthouse last Friday. It is a great tour for all the family. The view from the top is fabulous. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and clearly loves his job. It also has a nice cafe . I would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Geraldine R
4 September 2018|
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Response from Kerry H | Reviewed this property |
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yvonnexpectation
15 July 2018|
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Response from hotellover78 | Reviewed this property |
We had our 17 month old son with us tour lasts an hour and you climb steps up in light house , children are more than welcome
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cristinavanni1
10 November 2017|
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Response from Ellen D | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately. You would need to take a taxi. Public transport is not available.
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