See the New Year dawn at Hook Lighthouse Sunrise Tour Experience

The world’s oldest intact working lighthouse will host it’s first Sunrise Tour Experience on January 1st, 2018, offering visitors the opportunity to see the New Year dawning over the spectacular South East coast.

Hook Lighthouse juts out to sea at the tip of the Hook Peninsula on the corner of Ireland’s Ancient East, there is there is no better place to take in the vast seascapes and glorious colours of Ireland’s Celtic Sea.

Visitors will be welcomed with a fresh bucks fizz and taken on a bespoke guided tour experience. Step back in time as you ascend the well-worn steps of the medieval tower, see it’s heritage come to life as visitors meet life-sized figures of the Monk who first established the beacon at the site in the 5th century followed by the Knight who built the tower; William Marshal some 800 years ago and hear of life as a light-keeper before stepping on to the top floor, take in the 360 degree sweeping panorama on the outdoor balcony and take in the views stretching across the Southeast of Ireland.

Tours culminate in the enclosed glass watch-room with spectacular panoramic views of the rolling seas stretching out while the sun rises and visitors savour bucks fizz, prosecco, fresh tea, and coffee along with a selection of breakfast canapés made from the finest local produce, including Ballyhack smokehouse smoked salmon on homemade brown bread.

The New Year Sunrise Tour Experience at Hook Lighthouse is now available for booking via Hook Lighthouse, call 00353 (0)51 397055, tickets are €45 per person. This is an adult only experience. For further details see

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