One of the great pleasures of gardening is observing the constant changing patterns of colour and form as plants move through their growing cycle.
This class which will run one morning a month and will give us the opportunity to see the plant at all stages of its yearly cycle.
Hook Lighthouse presents family fun games and entertainment this Easter Bank Holiday weekend ….arghhhh and of course lots of choclatey treats. Enjoy fun and games on the lawns and our resident Captain Hook might even pay us a visit! Easter arts and craft sessions with our resident artist Rose will also be on offer. 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…Find out more »
To coincide with the general release of "the lodgers" Movie of which loftus Hall was the main filming location, We at Loftus Hall have put together a thrilling competition prize. We have put out a call for 2 brave souls to enter Loftus Hall under the guise of the movie's two lead characters Rachel and Edward to stay in the Hall for one night. For those of you who Don't know, there are three rules set down by the Lodgers:…Find out more »
The Walk Join us on Saturday, 5th May 2018 for our annual Hike to the Hook, a 20km road walk along one of Ireland’s most scenic routes, it will start out from the majestic Tintern Abbey and end at the world-famous Hook Lighthouse. The route will take in the picturesque village of Saltmills with views out to Bannow Bay, Then on to Fethard-on-Sea, past Fethard Castle, with a rest stop and joining point at the RNLI Boat House. For those…Find out more »
The Hook Lighthouse Shine a Light Festival celebrates all things nautical. On the grounds of Hook Lighthouse the festival showcases the work of the rescue services, with fun family activities, music, children’s workshops and great food. An action packed day of festivities will get underway on on Satuday from 11am join in the fun and games for all the family with Captain Hook. Wlaks and talks focussing on ‘leave no trace’, ecology and the Irish Whales and Dolphins will also be…Find out more »
During the June Bank Holiday weekend from Saturday June 2nd to Monday, June 4th the BBQ will be fired up at Hook Lighthouse, games on the lawns and music will be in full swing and there are reports of Pirates on the horizon…. Special events at Hook Lighthouse are planned for the ‘Hooked on the Sea Festival 2018’. Hooked on the Sea 2018 will be running across the Peninsula, a host of marine themed events for all ages across the…Find out more »
On the evenings of June 29th and June 30th internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter Kieran Goss who will also be joined by special guest Annie Kinsella will host an evening concert in the Lighthouse Tower. This special event is expected to see out in record time so be sure to book your tickets in advance with Hook Lighthouse. Tickets: +353 51 397 055, €30(plus booking fee) in advance For further details see www.hookheritage.ie Guided tours are on offer 7 days a week at Hook Lighthouse,…Find out more »
Them scurvy ridden pirates are have set sail for Hook Lighthouse and have vowed to reach us and take any roamers captive by Hook or by Crook this July. Captain Hook says they be sayin' it be best if you ‘save yourself’ and dress like a pirate for the day in order to avoid capture and maybe win a prize in a Fancy Dress Competition. The pesky Pirates will be given free reign of the Lighthouse for just one…Find out more »
On the evenings of July 6th and 7th – Acclaimed Irish band The 4 of Us will host a concert at the ancient Hook Lighthouse. In 2009 they were voted No.7 in the Top Irish Bands Ever category along with U2 and Thin Lizzy on TV3. 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 For further details see www.hookheritage.ieFind out more »
Hook Lighthouse hosts a festival with a difference, as some of Ireland’s leading ‘Strongman’ competitors descend on the 800-year-old tower. Over 15 competitors from all around the country will be battling it out for the title of ‘Hook Strongman 2018’. Entrants include the Republic’s previous strongest man, Italy’s strongest man and world-class power lifters. Alongside the serious display of strength, Hook Lighthouse is planning lots of seaside and piratey fun with events for all the family. Guided tours are on offer 7 days…Find out more »