Competition - Narrowboating

Isles of Scilly

Win A Narrowboating Weekend In Yorkshire

Discover a hidden world along England’s longest canal by winning this bespoke narrowboat trip for two. Spend three nights onboard the charming Blue Otter boat featuring new farm-house décor for an enchanting self-drive, four-day holiday starting in the market town of Skipton. Your journey begins with a short but thorough training session to bring you up to scratch on boat operations & set you on your way.

After your boat pick-up between 11am-3pm, you’re free to take in the historic Bingley Five Rise locks and the World Heritage town of Saltaire, home of a permanent David Hockney exhibition.

This historic canal route along the Leeds and Liverpool canal also passes through picturesque scenery and quaint villages.

As well as boat hire for four days, your prize includes all bedding, gas, diesel, full boat handling and lock-side instruction and car parking for one car during the entirety of your trip.

To be in with a chance of winning the holiday, fill your details in the form below.

Courtesy of Blue Otter Boats Ltd

To be in with a chance of winning the holiday, fill your details in the form below.

The closing date for this giveaway is 31st March 2019.

Terms and conditions

The promoter of the prize draw is Specsavers Optical Group Limited (‘Specsavers’), whose registered office is at La Villiaze, St Andrews, Guernsey, GY6 8YP. The provider of the prize is Blue Otter Boats. The prize draw is open to all United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland residents aged 18 or over, excluding employees of Blue Otter Boats, Specialist Publications Ltd, the Specsavers group and their respective families, who are not eligible to enter this prize draw. Entries must be made electronically on the above website form only. A maximum of one entry per person is permitted. No purchase is necessary. The competition will run from 24th September 2018 (‘Opening Date’) and the closing date for entry into the competition is midnight on 31st March 2019 (‘Closing Date’). Entries submitted after the Closing Date will not be included in the draw. Specsavers accepts no responsibility for entries that are late or for entries not successfully completed due to a technical fault. Confirmation of email transmission is not proof of entry. The draw will be made on/shortly after 1st April 2019. A winner will be selected at random from all entries received by the Closing Date, using a random-number generator. The winner will be contacted as soon as practical after 1st April 2019 via e-mail or telephone and will be given 14 days to respond. If the response deadline is missed, the prize may be forfeited, and another winner selected. Specsavers’ decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into. Specsavers reserves the right to change, hold void or cancel the prize draw at any time without notice. All entrants give their consent to their names being placed on a list of winners and being made available. The winner’s name can be obtained upon request in writing from: Narrowboat Competition, Specsavers Magazine, PO Box 767, Bristol, BS8 1SB, after 1st April 2019.

The prize consists of: A self-drive narrow boat holiday for two adults, staying 3 nights and 4 days for two on the Blue Otter Skipton. Prize includes a welcome hamper, bedding, gas, diesel, full boat handling instruction, lock side instruction and car parking for one car.

The prize must be booked before 30 June 2019 and trip is to be taken between 1 May 2019 and 31 March 2020, excluding seasonal holidays and bank holiday weekends. Trip is subject to availability. Once the booking has been confirmed, any alteration to the booking will incur administrative charges, payable by the holiday prize winner. After the winner accepts the prize with Specsavers, Affinity Angels Ltd [Reg office: 18 East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4PU], the holiday promotor, will contact the winner directly to book the holiday.

Return travel to the UK from the ROI, Channel Islands or Isle of Man is not included & must be covered by the winner where applicable. In order to claim the prize, the winner and their guest may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions as stipulated by the provider of the prize (Blue Otter Boats Ltd) including, but not limited to the ‘Terms and Conditions of Boat Hire’ and any other requirements (the ‘T&Cs of Travel’). Specsavers shall have no liability to the winner or any third party for any inability of the winner to claim the prize, or to take the full benefit of it, as a result of any of the T&Cs of Travel or any other reason.

Travel insurance and visas, any necessary vaccinations, valid passports, spending money, departure and arrival taxes and any other personal expenses are the winner’s responsibility. Specsavers shall not be liable to entrants for: (i) any losses, damages or costs incurred or suffered as a result of the entrants entering the prize-draw promotion; (ii) acceptance or use of any element of the prize won in connection with the promotion; (iii) failure by the promoter to act in accordance with any promotion laws, rules and regulations; (iv) and/or failure by the promoter to deliver any element of the prize. The prize cannot be exchanged for cash or any other equivalent and is non-transferrable. The prize is subject to availability. The promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for similar alternatives of equal or greater value. By entering the competition, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. Each entrant acknowledges that Specsavers has no liability to him/her in accordance with this disclaimer. The winner and their guest may be required to participate in publicity for Specsavers.

This prize draw and these terms and conditions are governed by and subject to English Law and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.

Data Protection – Use of Your Personal Information:

Your personal information will be collected, stored and processed for the purposes of administering this competition/promotion. It will be held by Specsavers. Specsavers may provide your personal information to the following third-party providers who help us to deliver this competition: Specialist Publications (UK) Limited, Embassy House, Queens Avenue, Bristol, BS8 1SB, Affinity Angels Limited, 18 East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4PU and Blue Otter Boats Ltd, The Old Coach House, Rear of Eastville Terrace, Ripon Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG13HJ in connection with the competition and for the purposes of administering the prize draw and the redemption of prizes. For full details on how your personal data is used please visit Winners will be required to take part in publicity associated with this competition which may include the publication of their name, country of residence and photograph in any media including social media.