Hook Lighthouse is one of world’s oldest lighthouses and is still in use today. Located approximately 40 minutes from Wexford town, this lighthouse has served these shores for over 800 years. The balcony of this lighthouse offers you several incredible views once you climb the 115 steps.
Irish National Heritage Park
The Irish National Heritage Park encompasses 35 acres of wetland, estuaries and woodland. It is home to an open-air museum that has numerous scale replicas of buildings and places that reflect 9000 years of Irish history.
Named after Tintern in Wales, this abbey was founded by the Earl of Pembroke in 1200s. Today this piece of monastic history of Ireland stands in ruins. Pay a visit to this abbey to explore its ruined chapel, cloister and tower.
A former Cistercian monastery in Wexford, Dunbrody Abbey was built in the 13th century. This cross-shaped church is one of the longest in this country, with a length of 59 metres. It was a successful abbey until the 16th Century when King Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries.
Hook Peninsula is renowned for its gorgeous gardens, magnificent landscapes, picturesque vistas and natural heritage sites. At this peninsula you can engage in recreational activities such as snorkelling, bird watching, swimming and deep sea fishing.