Hook Lighthouse today
When the lighthouse at Hook became fully automated in 1996, there was no longer any need for resident keepers.
It was decided then to open it up to the public. The former keeper’s houses now play host to the visitor centre.Learn More
Great Lighthouses of Ireland
The Building of Hook Lighthouse
Lighthouses have a magic and mysticism of their own; none more so than the 13th Century Hook Lighthouse.
Hook Lighthouse is one of the most visited attractions in Wexford with over 200,000 visitors annually.
The Hook Lighthouse Visitor Experience is committed to the ethos of sustainable tourism and business and we strive to reduce any negative impact on our environment or local culture.
Hook Lighthouse is a partner with Leave No Trace Ireland and staff at the centre has completed Leave No Trace awareness training. We encourage our visitors to abide by the 7 principles of Leave No Trace.Learn More