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Hook Lighthouse

Churchtown, Hook Head, Co. Wexford, Ireland
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Stories of knights and lighthouse keepers at Hook Head   Ireland

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Sun - Sat 9:30am - 6pm

Stories of knights and lighthouse keepers at Hook Head

This 800-year-old lighthouse is the world's oldest intact operational lighthouse and during a tour here, you will hear stories of the lighthouse keepers who lived in it and kept the beacon alight - from the monks of the early days to those of more recent times - plus famous knights like William Marshall and other characters from the area. You can also find out how lighthouses have worked through the ages, and finally enjoy magnificent sea views from top.
As well as regular guided tours, there's a cafe, gift shop and an excellent programme of events for all the family.