Celebrate all that is uniquely Irish at Hook Lighthouse this St. Patrick’s Day … from a green theme in the café plus a celebration of Patricia’s and Paddy’s… yes, that’s right, if your name is Paddy or Patricia or Pat you can enjoy access to a free Lighthouse tour this St. Patrick’s Day at Hook Lighthouse in County Wexford.
On Bank holiday Monday, March 18th a search of the lighthouse lawns will be underway to hunt the snakes from the Peninsula.
The Snake Search will be on offer at 12 noon and at 2 pm and all of the children who manage to capture a snake can take it home as their new pet! The Snake Hunt will be followed by fun and games for all on the lighthouse lawns.
Hook Lighthouse is open daily and visitors are invited to climb the 115 steps of the fifth-century tower where the monks of Hook Head in Co Wexford lit fires to warn ships off the rocks. With each step, you ascend you will delve back in time and hear the fascinating tales of the Knights, the Monks and Lightkeepers who lived there along with the battles, shipwrecks and heroic seafaring they encountered before you step onto the tower balcony to view the miles of sea and coastline rolling out before you.
Guided tours are on offer 7 days a week at Hook Lighthouse, sharing with visitors one of the greatest stories on Ireland’s Ancient East. To book a tour call 051 397055 and for further details see www.hookheritage.ie