Hook Head Lighthouse
The oldest operational lighthouse in the world, Hook Lighthouse has marked the entrance to Waterford Harbour at the mouth of the Three Sisters river system for over 800 years. Built by the Earl of Pembroke, the lighthouse has spectacular views from the balcony. You may even spot seals, dolphins and the occasional whale. Festivals held regularly, with BBQs and kids’ games on the lawn all summer. Gift shop, picnic area and kids’ art classes available.
Address: Fethard-on-Sea, Hook Peninsula, Co. Wexford
Guided Tours: Yes – see website for details
Opening Times: All year round
Entrance Fee: Yes – see website for details