Hook Lighthouse has survived 800 years of light keeping. One of the oldest operating lighthouses in the world and a favourite with Lonely Planet and Tripadvisor, the lighthouse marks the entrance to Waterford Harbour at the mouth of the Three Sisters river system. Guided tours take you through the lighthouse with fascinating insights, stories and facts of this unique building. Enjoy the spectacular view from the balcony.
Further information at www.hookheritage.ie
A Cistercian abbey, founded c. 1200 by William, the Earl Marshall, and named after Tintern in Wales. The remains consist of nave, chancel, tower, chapel and cloister. It was partly converted into living quarters after 1541, and further adapted over the centuries. The Abbey was occupied by the Colclough family from the 16th century until the 1960s.