Hook Lighthouse Visitor Centre Hook Head, Churchtown, Fethard-On-Sea, Co Wexford Wexford Heritage/Visitor Centre
 

Hook Lighthouse Visitor Centre

Hook Lighthouse, the oldest operational lighthouse in the World. Lonely Planet Ireland Guide 2008 has listed Hook as one of the top 14 attractions in Ireland. WiFi now available in cafe.

During peak season free games on the lawn for kids and adults alike most days weather permitting, weekend barbeques and entertainment, check in on facebook

Art classes run every day all season.


March 2017

St. Patrick’s Day at Hook Lighthouse – Is your name Paddy?...

Celebrate all that is uniquely Irish at hook Lighthouse this St. Patrick’s Day … from a green theme in our café and our celebration of Paddy’s… yes, that’s right, if your name is Paddy you can enjoy access to a free Lighthouse tour on St. Patrick’s Day.
 
Guided tours are on offer 7 days a week at Hook Lighthouse, sharing with visitors one of the greatest stories on Ireland’s Ancient East. To book a tour call 051 397055 and for further details see www.hookheritage.ie
 
Mother’s Day – Sunday March 26th 

We know how hard all you wonderful mums work day in and day out and to honour you we are delighted to welcome all mammy’s on Mother’s Day and off you access to a free tour on the day. 

Guided tours are on offer 7 days a week at Hook Lighthouse, sharing with visitors one of the greatest stories on Ireland’s Ancient East. To book a tour call 051 397055 and for further details see www.hookheritage.ie
 
April 2017
Easter Sunday, April 16th 

Hook Lighthouse presents an array of family fun events this Easter Bank Holiday weekend with treasure hunts….arghhhh and of course traditional Easter Egg Hunt with lots of choclatey treats.  Enjoy fun and games on the lawns and our resident Captain Hook might even pay us a visit!
Easter Monday from 1pm.
Easter arts and craft sessions with our resident artist Rose will also be on offer. 

Guided tours are on offer 7 days a week at Hook Lighthouse, sharing with visitors one of the greatest stories on Ireland’s Ancient East. To book a tour call 051 397055 and for further details see www.hookheritage.ie
 


 

Marking the Entrance to Waterford Harbour at themouth of the three sisters river system for over 800 years

The Visitor centre at Hook Lighthouse offers guided tours of the Medieval lighthouse tower, built by the Earl of Pembroke as part of the development of his Lordship of Leinster,

Purpose built as a lighthouse 800 years ago, and still fully operational today, Hook Lighthouse truly is one of a kind!

Guided tours take you through the lighthouse with fascinating insights, stories and facts of this unique building.

Enjoy the spectacular view from the balcony.

Visitor Centre located in the former keepers houses where there is a first class gift shop and café and bakery, our friendly staff are happy to help with any tourist information you require.

Relax by the Sea with a coffee and homemade scone and keep an eye out for seals dolphins and even whales! In clear weather you can see for miles and in a storm the spray often reaches the top of the lighthouse!

Free facilities, parking, toilets, garden picnic areas, Wifi access

Visitor centre open year round

Comprising Guided Tours of Lighthouse Tower, Gift Shop, Café and bakery, Art exhibits, Artists workshop and Art classes, and maritime displays

Café and bakery

Our menu offers our famous Seafood Chowder, lobster, crab and various seafood options along with lighter bites, Home baking from our on site bakery. Relax in our conservatory watching the waves crashing on the rocks just outside the window, or avail of our WiFi service in the café area.

Art

Art classes for adults and kids are held at the lighthouse all year round, with Artist Rose Finn.

Opening times
Visitor centre open year round but closed for one week upto and including 25 December.

  • June/July/August 09.30 to 18.00
  • May/September 09.30 to 17.30
  • Rest of year 09.30 to 17.00


Comprising Gift Shop, Cafe, Art exhibits and maritime displays.

Guided Tour Admission prices

  • Adult €6 / Concession €5
  • Child 5yrs to 16 yrs €3.50 / Child under 5 Free
  • Family 2 + 1 €15, Family 2 + 2 €18, Family 2 + 3 €20

Prebooked group (20+) receive 10% discount when paying as a group.

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