Win a two-night luxury stay in County Durham


*External link. This competition is organized by APL Media Limited, publisher of National Geographic Traveler (UK). All personal data submitted will be treated in accordance with APL Media Limited’s privacy policy, available here.

Closing date: 23:59 GMT on June 30, 2022


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The Promoter is APL Media Limited, Highgate Studios, 53-79 Highgate Road, London NW5 1TL.

The price

There is a prize consisting of a two-night stay for two people at Rockcliffe Hall.

The price includes: A two-night stay in an Old Hall Suite; Full English breakfast in the Orangerie each morning; 6-course Tasting Menu at the flagship restaurant l’Orangerie with Wine Pairing by the Sommelier team one evening; Use of award-winning spa from check-in (3:00 p.m.) to check-out (11:00 a.m.); Access to a spa garden session.

The price excludes: minibar; laundry detergent; spa treatments; travel insurance; travel between the winner’s home and Rockcliffe Hall; personal pocket money; tips; or any food, drink or activity not mentioned in the prize description. All additional taxes, costs and expenses incurred during travel will be the responsibility of the prize winner. All travelers must have sufficient resources to meet all financial commitments, without limitation, which may arise in connection with the prize beyond those included in the prize itself.

The price is valid for stays from Sunday to Thursday only, from June 5 to July 24, 2022, from September 2 to October 23, 2022, from October 29 to December 18, 2022, from January 3 to February 12, 2023, from February 18 to 2 April 2023, from April 15 to April 27, 2023, May 2 – May 25, 2023.

Blackout dates include June 2-4, 2022, July 25-September 1, 2022 and October 24-28, 2022, December 19, 2022-January 2, 2023, February 13-17, 2023, April 3-14, 2023 , from April 28 to May 1, 2023, from May 26 – 29, 2023 (high season).

It is the winner’s responsibility to verify that all travel and health insurance requirements are met.

Prize must be booked at least 30 days prior to scheduled travel date.

Prize is subject to availability, non-exchangeable, non-transferable and non-refundable. The prize for this Prize Promotion will be awarded to the winner as set forth in these Terms and Conditions. The winner must accept the prize in this form. There is no cash alternative. No alternatives will be offered.

Prize cannot be combined with any other offer or prize unless otherwise specified.

In the event of cancellation by the winner, for whatever reason, no alternative prize will be awarded.

The prize supplier and the Promoter reserve the right to substitute the prize with another prize of similar value in the event that the original prize offered is not available.

Sponsor will not be responsible for any prize if it does not reach the winner for reasons beyond Sponsor’s control.

The winner uses the prize at his own risk.

Sponsor shall not be liable for any failure, liability or default on the part of any third party in connection with this Prize Promotion or this prize and accepts no liability for any loss, property damage or personal injury suffered by the winner in connection with this Prize Promotion. or the prize, except in the case of death or personal injury caused by the negligence or fraudulent misrepresentation of the Organizer and, to the extent permitted by law, the Organizer, its associated companies and its agents exclude all liability and all obligations arising from reasons beyond its control, including any act or default of a third party provider.


Entrants must reside in the UK and be aged 18 or over.

Employees and agents of APL Media Limited (APL) or any company connected with the production or distribution of a promotion or any of their associated companies are not eligible to participate in the applicable promotion, nor than their relatives or members of their families or households.

Entrants may participate in the Prize Promotion only as specified in these Terms and Conditions.

The winner may be required to provide the Promoter with the Promoter proof of identity form, in its sole discretion, prior to receiving a prize. Failure to produce sufficient proof of identity may result in disqualification.

No entries from agents, third parties, organized groups or automatically generated computer entries will be accepted. No incomplete, illegible or corrupt entries will be accepted. Failure to comply with any of these terms and conditions (including instructions) will disqualify any entrant from participation in the Prize Promotion and the entry will be invalid. The Organizer reserves the right to refuse participants the right to participate if it considers that these terms and conditions have not been respected or for any valid and justifiable reason.

The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant and/or winner and/or to modify these terms and conditions at any time in its sole discretion.

Registration and draw

To enter the draw, participants must complete the entry form available at:

Prize promotion ends at 23:59 GMT on June 30, 2022. All entries must be received by this time. Only one entry per named entrant and per email address will be accepted.

The winner will be drawn at random from valid entries received by the closing date.

The winner will be notified by email within 14 days of the close of the prize promotion. The winner will be contacted using the email address provided at the time of entry. Once notified, the winner must respond within 10 days.

If the selected winner is unreachable, ineligible, disqualified or does not claim the prize within 10 days of the notification being sent by the Organizer, this winner automatically loses the prize.

The Promoter’s decision in this Prize Promotion is final and legally binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

Price Promotion

No purchase is necessary to participate in the prize promotion.

Any entry made giving another person’s name (or a fake) or other dishonest information will be disqualified.

Advertising and personal data

All personal data submitted by an entrant in connection with this prize promotion is submitted voluntarily. All personal data collected from entrants will be used by the Organizer for the purpose of administering the Prize Promotion and by participating in this Prize Promotion, entrants consent to the Organizer using such information to contact them about price.

Participants can consent to receive National Geographic Traveler (UK) email newsletters containing the latest travel features, events, competitions and offers, by ticking the relevant box on the registration form.

If at a later stage you wish to withdraw your consent to receive such materials, please select the “unsubscribe” link found on the National Geographic Traveler (UK) newsletters. Further information on how the information collected will be retained is available in the Organizer’s privacy policy.

Entrants may also agree to receive direct marketing communications from National Geographic partners and/or prize providers by checking the appropriate boxes on the entry form. If you consent to such marketing, your information will be treated in accordance with the privacy policies specified with the relevant tick box on the registration form.

You are not required to consent to e-mails or direct marketing materials and this does not affect your eligibility to participate in the Prize Promotion.

By participating in this prize promotion, you consent to your personal data being transmitted outside of the EU for processing and storage on the organizer’s servers for the purpose of administering the prize promotion.

By participating in this prize promotion, each participant accepts the use of their name and/or likeness without compensation, for the Organizer’s promotional and marketing purposes.


Entrants indemnify Sponsor, its agents, employees, representatives, associates, affiliates, parent companies and subsidiaries against all claims, losses, costs, damages, liabilities and expenses arising out of Entrant’s breach of any of these terms. general.

Each entrant by participating in this Prize Promotion expressly releases the Promoter, its affiliates, agents, employees and directors from any and all claims, actions or demands arising out of or in connection with the Prize Promotion or their prize, if any.

The Promoter reserves the right to modify these rules, suspend or discontinue the Prize Promotion at any time, including, without limitation, when it is necessary to do so due to circumstances beyond its control. will or if it cannot be guaranteed that the Prize Promotion can be carried out. incorrectly for technical or legal reasons or if Sponsor suspects that anyone has manipulated the administration of the Prize Promotion or otherwise acted unethically.

The determination and decision of the Promoter’s editors on all matters shall be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

The laws of England and Wales govern these terms and conditions.


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