Harvest Moon Photographic Competition

Free fossil heritage talk by Geologist Dr. Matthew Parkes from Ireland’s Natural History Museum at 4pm on Friday, September 16th in The Conservatory, Hook Head Lighthouse.

Call Cathy 051-397055


Guided Tours of Hook Lighthouse Wexford
Available all year (may be restricted during dangerous weather conditions)

Hook Lighthouse Wexford Day trip

The Lighthouse
A visit to this hidden Irish gem is a must it is an ideal day trip Wexford and indeed Waterford.  This Irish lighthouse sits at the top of breathtaking Hook Head, rich in history, character and natural beauty. The Lighthouse is located in the south-western corner of county Wexford, forms the eastern boundary of the great estuary known as Waterford Harbour. The headland is sometimes called a peninsula which means “almost an island”. The bedrock consists of two types of sedimentary rock: old red sandstone and limestone.
Opening Times
June/July/August 9.30am to 6pm
May/September 9.30am to 5.30pm
Rest of year 9.30am to 5pm
Access to the Lighthouse is by guided tour only.
June/July/August – Every half hour from 10am to 5.30pm
Rest of Year – Every hour on the hour from 10am to 5pm



  • Adult €9
  • Senior / Student €7
  • Child under 5 yrs free (with accompanying adult / family)
  • Family 1 + 1  €12
  • Family 1 + 2 €15
  • Family 2 + 1 €20
  • Family 2 + 2 €22
  • Family 2 + 3 €24

Last tour is at 5.30pm.

Group rates are available on Guided Tours depending on time of day, week and year, by pre-booking during office hours Mon to Fri.

Ph: +353 51-397055

Email: info@oldsite.hookheritage.ie