Hook Lighthouse

Hook Lighthouse, Fethard On Sea: Hours, Address, Hook Lighthouse Reviews: 4.5/5

Hook Lighthouse
4.5
from €9.24
Speciality Museums • Historic Sites • Lighthouses
10:00 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
About
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 of Pembroke, as part of the development of his Lordship of Leinster, Guided tours of the lighthouse, culminating with the spectacular view from the balcony, operate every day, the visitor centre houses a first class gift shop and there is a cafe which has seafood specials and home baking. There is a free to view Maritime Exhibition centre with Coast Guard memorabilia and information on the Whales and Dolphins which are often spotted from the Coastline.Parking is free and The Lighthouse grounds have picnic tables and free games for all to enjoy and Relax by the Sea. In clear weather you can see for miles and in a storm the spray often reaches the top of the lighthouse! Social Enterprise Community Tourism Project Thank you for your reviews
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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Jessie83
Ireland8 contributions
Had a great visit with lovely guide
Sep 2020
Well worth the visit, very informative and great views. Really enjoyed our visit. The guide was excellent.
Written 7 January 2021
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The Traveling Coeliac
Dublin, Ireland345 contributions
Stunning!
Sep 2020 • Friends
Such a beautiful part of the world with such a gorgeous lighthouse, friendly staff, cute coffee shop and gift shop. There are picnic tables too to enjoy you're coffee or bring your own. There is also a fun pirate ship for the kids to play on. Great Covid measures too and lovely staff.
Well worth a visit, its fabulous!!
Written 30 October 2020
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Dermot M
2 contributions
Food at the Hook
Sep 2020 • Couples
Today we drove many miles to have lunch here at the Hook lighthouse. I am totally disappointed to find the person doing the cooking without wearing a face mask, or face covering of any kind. We left without ordering.
Written 29 September 2020
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Jess S
2 contributions
Fantastic tour and amazing site
Sep 2020 • Couples
We did a guided tour of the lighthouse with Noel who was absolutely fantastic; superb knowledge, very funny and easy going, you can tell he's passionate about the history. Regarding Covid measures it's extremely safe and well laid out, cafe is lovely as always, and the staff are 10/10. As a local I've always loved the place and it's a must see if you're visiting!
Written 28 September 2020
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Susan E
Wadhurst, UK17 contributions
Lighthouse Tour
Sep 2020 • Couples
The view from the top was well worth the climb. Our knowledgeable guide, Tracy, made the tour really interesting and her enthusiasm and enjoyment of the job was clear to see. All staff working there were helpful and friendly and gave us a warm welcome. Toilets were very clean and the regular maintenance was obvious. Excellent compliance with Covid regulations - made me feel safe.
Written 28 September 2020
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mckeever83
Belfast, UK6 contributions
Great tour
Sep 2020 • Couples
We did the Guided Tour. Noel was our tour guide and he was excellent and really knowledgable about everything to do with the area. Every other member of staff was really friendly too. If you go definitely take the tour. Great scenery and walks with a cafe on site that also has great views. Kids play park also on site and modern information boards make it good for anyone to visit.
Written 27 September 2020
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Sinead M
1 contribution
Well worth a visit
Sep 2020
Spent a beautiful day at Hook Lighthouse & its environs. The tour was really enjoyable; our guide Jason was great. Had coffee & lunch in the cafe which were really lovely & good value. Every member of staff was super-friendly & helpful, from car park attendants to cafe staff, tour guides & other assistants. Plus all Covid 19 guidelines were followed!
Written 21 September 2020
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Eugene Y
Dungarvan, Ireland71 contributions
Excellent visit as always
Sep 2020
Visited the Hook again recently . Its just an incredibly beautiful spot with magnificent views. Its a must while visiting the south east
Written 20 September 2020
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Niamh O
Limerick, Ireland79 contributions
A hidden gem
Sep 2020 • Couples
Done the guided tour of hook light house and it was worth the drive. The staff were super friendly, the tour very informative and the best part was the views omg they were amazing
Written 18 September 2020
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Fiona M
6 contributions
A MUST SEE ❤
Sep 2020 • Couples
Absolutely amazing trip to hook head lighthouse , took the tour which is a must .. our guide was Noel he was the best , knowledgeable on lots was a fun guide which made the tour really enjoyable 🗼Definitely recommend a trip to hook head and ask for Noel 🤗 all safe and everyone adhered to social distance and sanitising super day weather was amazing so we were very lucky it was one of the best day . So 10/10 for hook head and 👍 for noel .. thank u so much 😁
Written 18 September 2020
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