Hook Head Lighthouse Wexford
Hook head has recently been voted NO1 lighthouse in the world by lonely planet and is so deserving of this title. This enormous lighthouse is over 800 years old and the oldest operational lighthouse in the world.
There are few places in Ireland that would rival hook head for location and culture. Wexford isn’t called the sunny southeast for nothing and hook head benefiting as it does from this more than any other part of the country. Hook head offers a wide variety of fun things to do for all the family: from sign posted walking, driving and cycling tours and a world class golf course and equestrianism.
Visitors can relax and enjoy their time fishing or get active doing adventure sports. If feeling brave you can opt to climb the 115 steps to the balcony and enjoy the spectacular views over the south east of Ireland.
During the summer months there are an array of festivals and entertainment for those of you looking for a little more excitement. This former lighthouse keepers house now plays host to nautical gift shops, a visitors centre and a café serving fine Irish homemade food, experience the strong tapestry of Irish history while visiting this magical part of Ireland
Whitford House Hotel is ideally located as base for those seeking hotels near Hook Head Lighthouse Wexford & other popular Wexford attractions.View Hook Head in a larger map