Hook Lighthouse

Packed the car this morning and then headed towards Wexford town and onto the South East Coastal Drive towards Hook Head, Co. Wexford.

We went to visit Hook Lighthouse & Heritage Centre. This lighthouse is “The Oldest Operational Lighthouse in the World”.

We didn’t take the tour this time but still had a lot of fun just visiting the heritage centre and learning a great deal about the coast guard then and now…

… reading more about sea animals and looking at some dolphin bones on display…

… buying some neat things at the gift shop, and walking our dogs at an area nearby. We even discovered an old hand crank winch during our exploration.

All in all it was a great day out, blessed with sunny spells and an average temperature of 17°C.

To get a glimpse of  one tour experience, watch this by RinnDubhan at Youtube:

In case you’ll ask. Yes, dogs are allowed at the centre.

There are some areas where you can walk your dog/s. One is on the way to the lighthouse, shortly after a sharp bend, on your right-hand side. You will be able to park the car there while walking the dogs towards the beach. Please be aware, though, that care needs to be taken while going on this exploration tour.

About Carmen W. (Mirjam Fels)

I'm a help meet, homemaker, mom, and writer, born and raised in Germany, now living in the Sunny South East of Ireland. You can find me at CarmenInIreland.com where I’m writing about Life in Ireland and at TheChristianHomemaker.com where I'm posting about Christian homemaking. Additionally, using my pen name, Mirjam Fels, I'm running a small blog about writing and home education.
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