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Guided Tours: Y

Parking: Y

Tel/Mob: +353 51 397 055

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