WIN a Literary Weekend Away

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We've teamed up with Holiday Inn Winchester to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a fantastic literary and natural history themed short stay


- A two night stay for two people at the award winning Holiday Inn Winchester including breakfast and dinner with a bottle of Prosecco on one of the evenings in the hotel’s 2 AA Rosette Award winning Morn Hill Brasserie
- Two tickets to the former home of the pioneering naturalist and author Gilbert White’s House at Selborne, Hampshire
- A copy of 'The Natural History of Selborne’ first published in 1789

Competition Sponsor

Holiday Inn Winchester

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How To Enter

Write 500 words prose or 40 lines of poetry with the theme ‘nature’.

Competition Closing Date

This competition is open for entries until 10:13 01 March 2018. Entries submitted after this date cannot be accepted.

Terms & Conditions

- One entry per person

- Closing date for entries is 1st March 2018

- The winning entry will be chosen by Writing Magazine

- The judges decision is final

- The prize is for an overnight stay for two in the Holiday Inn Winchester on a date selected by the winner (subject to room availability), with breakfast on both days, dinner for two with a bottle of Prosecco in the hotel’s Morn Hill Brasserie on one of the evenings, and tickets for 2 for entry to Gilbert White’s House at Selborne, Hampshire and a copy of The Natural History of Selborne’. 

- The prize is not transferrable and no cash alternatives are available

- Employees of this magazine and of Holiday Inn are not allowed to submit entries.

- The winner to agree to follow up publicity in this magazine and on the Holiday Inn Winchester web-site.