Glandore in West Cork
Glandore West Cork is a picturesque harbour village noted for regattas, scenery and sailing
To the east of Union Hall lies the neighbouring village of Glandore, a stunning picturesque harbour village noted for its regattas, its yacht club and the many related sailing, rowing and swimming opportunities that come with it. Sailing is the chief pastime and its main attraction, the village yacht club holds a calendar of exciting sailing and rowing events all year round, events which often bringing a great atmosphere to the village.
Amongst the many regattas and sailing events to note, the villages annual regatta takes place the third weekend of August. As well as other events held throughout the summer, every 2 years the village holds the Glandore Classic Boat Regatta. These many regattas and events offer great entertainment for both competitor and spectator alike.
Whilst sailing and its regattas are its main attractions, Glandore offers the visitor many other West Cork activities such as kayaking and whale watching. The surrounding landscape comes with spectacular views and offers a range of leisurely and challenging walks and trails for all fitness levels. One of the many places to notes on ones travels around Glandore would be the nearby area of Drombeg where lies the well known Drombeg Stone Circle a popular place to take in.
If you decide to use Skibbereen as your base during your stay and are seeking hotels near Glandore then look no further than the West Cork Hotel for the ideal West Cork accommodation. Relax and unwind after sightseeing in Glandore in the most renowned and welcoming pubs in Skibbereen, the Ilen Bar with its relaxed ambience and professional staff.