Hike to the Hook, a 20km road walk taking place on 18th April 2020
This is a fundraising event for Hook Rural Tourism , a community organisation. Funds raised go towards RNLI and Tintern Trails also.
€25.00 (early bird of €20.00 to 31/01/20)
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 of you not ready to take on the full 20km, join here with 12.5km left to go. Walkers will then head on past the historical Baginbun, over the hill by Templetown Church, taking in the beautiful panoramic views of our coastline all the way to Sliabh Coilte. Now over halfway, walkers will pass the infamous Loftus Hall, where families are welcome to join for the final 3.5km to Hook Lighthouse. hiketothehook.com
Note that there are more hike options including
- 12.5km – RNLI Boat House to Hook Lighthouse – Over 12’s only – Adults €15 – Children 12-16 €12
- 3.5km – Loftus Hall to Hook Lighthouse – Adults €7 – Children €5