This hardy lighthouse has stood against sea and invader for hundreds of years.
Standing isolated in the invigorating Atlantic Ocean, some 3.5 nautical miles southwest of picturesque Cape Clear Island, you’ll find a very recognisable granite tower. Perched along on the Wild Atlantic Way’s stunning West Cork stretch, the unmistakable Fastnet Rock Lighthouse or ‘Carraig Aonair’ (meaning “lonely rock”), has been a guiding light since the 19th century. Operated …
Hook Lighthouse is truly one of a kind. Built 800 years ago, the lighthouse continues to serve its original function and now boasts the accolade of the world’s oldest operational lighthouse.