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Hook Lighthouse Entrance Ticket and Guided Tour
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Hook Lighthouse Entrance Ticket and Guided Tour
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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 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best tour guide I've ever had. Anne went above and beyond. Beautiful and really interesting place. But it was the friendly and entertaining guide that made it for us. Perfect weekend trip with friends

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deirdre S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Noeleen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nicolettep701
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good tour (self tour is not allowed) with entertaining video embellishments. Excellent history lesson and lovely views from the top.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RowS54
Reviewed 12 November 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Corkog
Reviewed 11 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gerrydoorley
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Nice place to see with over 800 years of history. Easy drive from Waterford and amazing Tour Guide. If driving from Waterford take Ferries. It take only few minutes and both ways is only 12e.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jurek198
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank InvernessLily
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Hook Head in October/November is amazing, anytime of the year is amazing, but this time of year it a must. The tour is brilliant and the Guides are very very good. Nice gift shop and Cafe on site too.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Geraldine R
4 September 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
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.