Hook LighthouseCurrently Closed
- Address: Hook Head, Co. Wexford, Ireland
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +353-51397055
- Ticket Price: 6 EUR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Light House, Tourist Center, Family And Kids
Hook Lighthouse - Review
The Hook Lighthouse is situated in the Hook Peninsula. It is the oldest operational lighthouse in the world with the present structure being about 800 years old. The Lighthouse offers guided tours of the lighthouse tower all year round and are one of the top things to do in Wexford. A climb up 115 steps takes you to the balcony from where you get to witness spectacular views. The lighthouse keeper’s houses now play host to the visitor centre. Trivia- The tower was built by William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke.
Hook Lighthouse Information
- Guided tours of Lighthouse Tower.
- Gift shop selling gifts of a nautical nature.
- Cafe serving homemade soup, sandwiches, various seafood options and fresh scones and cakes from our bakery.
- Picnic areas and children’s outdoor games.
- Free Family Friendly events – checkout our Facebook page.
- Art workshops for adults and children are held at the Lighthouse all year round with resident artist Rose.
- Art exhibits and maritime displays.
- Free WiFi available in the cafe area.
Hook Lighthouse Ticket Prices
- Child Entry: 3.50 EUR
How To reach Hook Lighthouse by Public Transport
- Travel by taxi or bike to reach the lighthouse.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Hook Lighthouse
95% of people who visit Wexford include Hook Lighthouse in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
53.24% of people start their Hook Lighthouse visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Hook Lighthouse
52.42% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hook Lighthouse
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Hook Lighthouse, Wexford Reviews
Nice place to visit. The ticket is 8 euros for adults which I found it a bit dear. The guides and stuff were friendly and acknowledged. The tour inside the lighthouse explains you about the monks that lived in it and you can also see the views from the last floor. Maybe I had more expectations of the place but it was good to visit and the location is good to see the coast and waves
Lovely day out visiting hook lighthouse. There is over 100 steps to climb so maybe not suitable for anyone with trouble walking. Tour guide very informative. Nice gift shop and cafe also. Very reasonably priced.
Awesome spot in good weather. Got there good and early and had the guide to tour the light house all to ourselves. Views from the top are fantastic. There's a coffee shop on site and a large semi enclosed area for kids to run around in. Park benches to sit down and eat at and also a bunch of toys/equipment to keeps kids entertained - a big wooden ship, balls, space-hoppers, etc.
Excellent experience. Took tour of this 800 year old lighthouse at Hook Head Co Wexford. Restaurant and picnic area on site. Fab cliff walks. Well worth visit to sunny south east.
Beautiful spot and a lovely lighthouse full of history. Great spot for photographers as you can see from all the photos people have added. Lighthouse has a place to eat and drink coffee inside as well as a gift shop etc. They also do sunrise tours which I’d imagine would be good. I came here for the new year sunrise this year and it was beautiful. Plenty of free parking on site.