Book a guided tour of the Hook Peninsula



Co. Wexford’s Hook Peninsula is the jewel in the crown of Ireland’s Ancient East, the bedrock of Norman Ireland. It has the story of ancient Ireland written on its landscape – be it a castle or an abbey or a lighthouse!

Book a guided tour of the Hook Peninsula


From the comfort of your mini bus we will take you on a day tour to Hook Lighthouse, Dunbrody Famine Ship and subject to opening dates either Loftus Hall or Tintern Abbey.  This tour is bookable on a seat by seat basis.

Dunbrody Famine Ship

Our first stop of the day is to the quayside of New Ross, where the Departure Exhibit will set the scene of famine emigration. Whilst on board the ship, your guide will explain the harshness of conditions and life on the voyage.

Loftus Hall (July & August Only)

In Irelands most haunted house, our tour guides take you through the ground floor of Loftus Hall on an interactive tour of this abandoned haunted house with a dark and troubled history.


Tintern Abbey (May/June, Sept/October)

Founded in 1200 Tintern Abbey is an evocative piece of Irish monastic history. On a 45 minute guided you will discover why it is referred to as Tintern of the vow.

Hook Lighthouse

Explore the world’s oldest intact operational lighthouse.  Climb the 115 steps of the ancient tower and step back in time to lighthouse life some 800 years ago.

As the oldest intact operational lighthouse in the world, it offers a deep maritime heritage and of course knock-out views of the sea east coast. Lonely Planet recently deeming it “the world’s flashiest lighthouse”. But it’s far more than a lonely old beacon… guided tours take visitors right inside a structure that has watched over the rocks here for 800 years, there’s also a homely café and gift shop.

Book a guided tour of the Hook Peninsula

Tour Price includes entrance fees and guided tour at all locations


€50 per person

Runs: Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday

Duration: 8 hours

Departs from: Wexford Tourist Office

Departure time: 9am

Return time: 5pm


Private tours can also be arranged.


To book this tour see:



00353 (0)87-3299900


Enjoy a bespoke tour of the Hook Peninsula and Wexford with Lorraine O’Dwyer Gallivanting Tours, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Tel: 087/924 7103 or 053/ 910 0779 or email: