Win a Golden Getaway to Glengariff with Eccles Hotel


Senior Times in association with Eccles Hotel –  are offering you a chance to WIN A Golden Getaway to Glengarriff. The prize is a 2 night break for two people to Eccles Hotel in Glengarriff with breakfast included and three course dinner on one evening.

Eccles Hotel

Steeped in 250 years of history and situated in the quaint village of Glengarriff overlooking Bantry bay and Garinish island on a stunning stretch of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, Eccles Hotel in West Cork offers the finest in charm, comfort and location. One of ‘The Fab 50’, Ireland’s 50 Best Places to Stay for 2018 and is just over an hour’s drive from Cork city.

Think cosy open fires, charming and comfortable spaces to lounge around and scrumptious food. Stay in a comfortable room with modern amenities and either a forest or sea view. Upgrade to the spacious, bright Yeats Suite, the best room in the hotel and enjoy wonderful views across Bantry Bay and a stunning balcony to relax on and soak up the atmosphere or indulge with a soak in the bubbling jacuzzi bath, subject to availability. Borrow complimentary bikes to explore the beautiful Beara Peninsula or enjoy walks to suit all levels of adventurer. It’s no wonder Eccles Hotel has hosted numerous guests of note over the years, including WB Yeats, silver screen star Maureen O’Hara and writer Maeve Binchy all enjoyed time here.

Things to do and see

Eccles Hotel offers everything you need to unwind from West Cork hospitality, delicious dining, and stunning scenery all around. There are also plenty of activities available in the local area. You can take a trip to the art galleries, relax at the Blue Pool Park, explore the Glengarriff Nature Reserve or discover the quaint village of Glengarriff with a selection of shops to enjoy. Discover the natural beauty of the hills which tower over Gougane Barra Lake and then the well-known St Finbarr’s Oratory or Small Church out in the Lake on the little island all on its own coupled with a selection of walking trails in the Gougane Barra forest park make it a perfect escape. If you prefer to while away the days chatting in cosy Irish pubs, there are plenty to choose from just a stone’s throw from the hotel.

Glengarriff and the Ring of Beara is a place of total serenity, which means all the more time and space for you to relax and make the most of a break in West Cork. Visit the delightful villages dotted across the Beara peninsula or take a memorable trip on the Dursey Island cable car. Relax and enjoy the views across the beautiful Caha mountains or embrace the rewarding walk up to Lady Bantry’s Lookout, where the views on a clear day are spectacular.

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