Competition Winners

Listed below are the winners from competitions hosted on, along with our Terms & Conditions.

Previous winners

Winner: Mrs Gwenda Culkin
Competition Entered: Stargazing Festival Family Break (Ended October 12 2018)
Prize: A two-night glmaping break in a Northern Tepee, tickets to star gazing events, a Sky-Watcher telescope, Taste Durham Hamper, a stargazing goodie pack and a Durham VIP Pass.


Winner: Gail Ward
Competition Entered: Outdoor Break in the Durham Dales (Ended February 28 2018)
Prize: A two-night stay at Bonners Lodge, a two-course dinner for two at the Punch Bowl Inn at Edmundbyers, Electric bike hire from the Old Village shop, Edmundbyers and a Durham VIP Pass.


Winner: Mrs Barrowman
Competition Entered: Durham City Break (Ended September 30 2017)
Prize: Overnight stay at Durham Marriott Hotel Royal County, three course evening meal at Finbarrs and a Durham VIP Pass


Winner: Ms N Threadingham
Competition Entered: Tasty Breaks (Ended June 30 2017)
Prize: Overnight stay at Dowfold House, and evening meal at Whitworth Hall 

Terms & Conditions

The winner(s) will be drawn at random by the Promoter (Visit County Durham) within four working days of the competition closing date. The winner(s) will be notified by email within one week of the winner being drawn. The winner(s) must notify Visit County Durham of their acceptance of the prize within five working days of notification. In the event of non-response or non-acceptance within the specified time period, the Promoter reserves the right to reallocate the prize to the next randomly drawn valid entry.

  • No purchase is necessary
  • Open to adults aged 18 and over
  • No cash alternative
  • Non-transferable
  • Please refer to competition details above for prize-specific terms and conditions
  • Visit County Durham employees and their families, and any person professionally connected with the competition, are not permitted to enter
  • Unless specified, travel costs are not included in the prize
  • Any expenditure incurred by the winner(s) over and above the prize elements detailed, must be settled by the prize winner
  • Winner(s) names will be published on

It is a condition of entry that the terms and conditions are accepted as final and that entrants agree to abide by the rules.
The Promoter will not accept responsibility for loss of entries through technical fault or transmission delays, or due to incomplete or illegible submissions. Proof of entry is not automatically proof of receipt.
No correspondence will be entered into.
In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
The Promoter accepts no responsibility for any incident which may occur during redemption of a prize.
Promoter: Visit County Durham, 1st Floor, 3-4 Millennium Place, Durham, DH1 1WA


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