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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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“on the rocks”(32 reviews)
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
+353 51 397 055
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All reviews light house guided tour on the rocks well worth a visit gift shop great tour green area beautiful scenery on site great place to visit lots of history sunny day great attraction picnic tables lovely cafe per adult oldest operating
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My Wife and I visited Hook Lighthouse with the kids; two are 15, a 5 year old, and a 6 year old. We had a fantastic day out. The guide was excellent and seemed to really enjoy doing the tour. We spent about an hour...More

Thank peter n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great for all the family, there is loads of toys for the kids to play with! A informative tour of the light house great trip out!

Thank MissAmcg123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here whilst travelling from Wexford to Waterford, a little off beaten track but well worth it. Lighthouse is on spectacular headland with superb views as you head to lighthouse. Guided tour is €9 and well worth it, guide was very knowledgeable and informative and...More

Thank KazSteve
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guided tour of the lighthouse is well worth the additional price. However it is also possible to just walk around the lighthouse & the coast alongside it. There is also a gift shop & cafe. The cafe serves fresh food including sandwiches & hot meals...More

Thank Adventurer62228
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself, my sister and my 84 year old Dad visited Hook Lighthouse today and it exceeded our expectations. From beginning to end we would give it a 10/10. Our tour guide Gillian was excellent. She brought the history of hook to life and it was...More

Thank brettmc2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely area to visit.Great little cafe and shop.Tour was good if you have a head for heights.Free car park and clean toilets.

Thank SandraN2584
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is really worth a visit. So well kept, great staff and so beautiful. Plenty to entertain the kids too.

Thank EllmuCork
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hook Head lighthouse is a marvellous sight on the south Wexford coast, whether seen from a sailboat, bicycle or on foot!known as "the oldest working Lighthouse on the Irish coast", it traces it's heritage back to the early Norman knights who showed up in Baginbun...More

Thank Micheal O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lighthouse people have done a wonderful job in providing the history of this lighthouse & the area. The use of holograms with interaction of our guide was quite entertaining. Highly recommend this as a stop on any tour to the area.

Thank Brad H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The tour is great and well worth the fee. Plan to eat lunch here. The food is amazing. The seafood pie and red pepper, sweet potato soup was excellent. Great afternoon adventure!!

Thank patriciabay2018
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Geraldine R
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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
11 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.