WIN a luxury holiday in Britain in 2023/24 worth £5,000!

Enter our Great British holiday competition 2023 for your chance to win a holiday in Britain for two worth up to £5,000, plus free international flights

Bigger and better than ever in 2023, our annual Great British Holiday competition is a once-in-a-lifetime prize offering you the chance to win an unforgettable five-star break in London and the Cotswolds.

Our winner and their guest will enjoy:

Free international flights

Two nights in luxury London hotels

Tickets to some of the capital’s top sights

Gourmet dining

Theatre tickets

Four nights in the picturesque Cotswolds

Annual pass to Blenheim Palace

To be in with a chance of winning the Great British holiday competition, simply fill out the form below:

Terms and conditions:

Closing date for entries is 31 July 2023. The winner will be announced on on 7 August 2023, and the holiday can be taken between 1 September 2023 and 31 May 2024, subject to availability. Winner randomly selected. Blackout dates apply. For full terms and conditions see here.

More details about the Great British Holiday competition 2023…

A luxurious London stay

Starting with free flights (for overseas entrants), our winner and their guest will travel to London for a one-night luxury stay at Middle Eight, a chic hotel set in bustling Covent Garden, whose streets are lined with some of the capital’s best shops and restaurants.

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Middle Eight hotel Covent Garden.

On your first evening, get your bearings at The View from the Shard, where you’ll enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the city, followed by a Michelin starred dinner at Galvin La Chapelle, set in a grand former Victorian chapel.

The next night, you will be staying at The Guardsman, an exclusive boutique hotel just a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace, and enjoying a three course meal with wine in The Dining Room, the hotel’s modern British restaurant.

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The Drawing Room at The Guardsman Hotel

Prepare to immerse yourself in English history too. The prize includes tickets to some of the capital’s top sights: Hampton Court Palace, Henry VIII’s favourite home, Kensington Palace, where Queen Victoria was born, and the Tower of London, where you can meet the legendary beefeaters and get up close to the Crown Jewels.

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The Tower of London. Credit: VisitBritain/Andrew Pickett

The trip wouldn’t be complete without a visit to one of the capital’s historic theatres, and our lucky winner will also win tickets to a top West End show.

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Wicked is one of the West End’s most popular shows. Credit: Matt Crockett

The charming Cotswolds

After a city break like no other, it’s time to escape to the countryside with a four-night stay in the Cotswolds.

Your home for the first two nights will be Minster Mill, a centuries-old former mill house set in enchanting riverside gardens in the picturesque Windrush valley.

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The beautiful Minster Mill

The following two nights will be spent at The Feathered Nest, an idyllic country inn within easy reach of the quaint towns of Burford, Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water.

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The Feathered Nest Inn.

Our winner and their guest will spend their days in the Cotswolds exploring honeyhued towns, timeless villages, winding country lanes and historic stately homes. Annual passes to Blenheim Palace, one of Britain’s finest stately homes and the birthplace of Winston Churchill, are the cherry on the cake of this fantastic prize.

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Blenheim Palace was the birthplace of Winston Churchill.
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