Hook Head Lighthouse
Location: New Ross Co.Wexford

Listing Description

The present structure is about 800 years old and is the oldest intact operational Lighthouse in the world. Hook Lighthouse offers guided tours of the lighthouse tower all year round and is one of the top things to do Wexford and Waterford. Climb the 115 steps to the spectacular view from the balcony. The former lighthouse keeper’s houses now play host to the visitor facilities, 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 café area.


Tourist and Visitors


Opening Times

June/July/August 9.30am to 6pm
May/September 9.30am to 5.30pm
Rest of year 9.30am to 5pm
Access to the Lighthouse is by guided tour only.
June/July/August – Every half hour from 10am to 5.30pm
Rest of Year – Every hour on the hour from 10am to 5pm


Hook Head Co Wexford

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