Would you like a ride in Highclere Castle’s vintage 1936 Rolls Royce and enjoy afternoon tea? Or explore Paris and the Normandy beaches with Viking Cruises? 

Or how about dining at the Ritz Hotel in London? Do you think you might like to fly in a Tiger Moth - your pilot actually flew Concorde?

To enter, just answer the following questions and we would suggest you might donate £5 or US$5 to one of the charities listed below.

Please submit your answers in the box below which will automatically be sent to [email protected]. Once submitted, you wil have the opportunity to learn a little more about each charity we are supporting as well as a link to their donation pages. 

Competitors must be over 18 years old at time of entry. Winners will be chosen at random just before Christmas, the closing date for entries is 12noon GMT on Friday December 18th 2020.


To enter please submit the form below. Once submitted we invite you to donate to one of 5 charities we wish to support. 

What can I win?

A Viking Cruise along the River Seine

Join Viking Cruises in Paris for an 8-day cruise along the River Seine to celebrate history, art, food and french customs as well as the  Normandy beaches. The prize is for two people sharing one cabin.  Prize to be taken with 18 months of the date of the draw. Eachway travel to join and depart the cruise is not included. One shore excursion included per port as is all food.

Viking Cruises sponsored the much loved Downton Abbey on PBS  for 6 years as well as taking their sponsorship into the film. A long standing friend of the real Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle  – thank you very much Viking Cruises

Dinner at the Ritz

Enjoy a fabulous four-course dinner for two, with wine paring, in The Ritz Restaurant, London – which, as you know, featured in Downton Abbey and was the location of a very happy scene for Lady Edith. An iconic room with an outstanding restaurant with many thanks for the generosity of the Ritz Hotel. The voucher will be valid for one year from the date of the draw. 

A flight with marvellous men in their flying machines

This prize is an opportunity for two people to fly with two outstanding pilots in two Tiger moths. Led by Steve Bohill Smith who flew Concorde for British Airways, it is a unique prize. The airstrip is located between London and Highclere.  The Tiger Nine display and the airmen have been incredibly supportive of all of Highclere’s fund raising efforts and we cannot thank them enough. 

Afternoon Tea and drive around the estate in the Rolls Royce 

This prize is an opportunity for two people to enjoy afternoon tea (inside the Castle or on the lawns depending on the time of year) with Lord and Lady Carnarvon as well as a drive round the estate in their 1936 Rolls Royce. The prize is to be taken within 18 months of the date of the draw at a mutually agreed date. 

Click to read our terms and conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • The promoter is Highclere Enterprises LLP (company no OC 305641), registered office: Estate Office, Highclere Park, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 9RN
  • The competition is open to anyone aged 18 years or over except employees of Highclere Enterprises LLP and their close relatives and anyone otherwise connected with the organisation or judging of the competition.
  • There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter this competition. We would ask if you might make a minimum £5 donation per entry to one of the charities listed in the competition.
  • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • Route to entry for the competition and details of how to enter are via http://www.highclerecastle.co.uk
  • Closing date for entry will be just before Christmas : noon GMT on Friday December 18th 2020. After this date the no further entries to the competition will be permitted. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

The rules of the competition and how to enter are as follows: 

  • Enter via the form located on the competitions webpage which sends an automatic email to [email protected]. Include your name, email address and tick the answers to the three questions in A B C format. Once submitted, the following page will detail the charities we are supporting and links to their donation pages.
  • The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.
  • The promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this competition
  • The prizes are as follows: an 8-day cruise with Viking Cruises, a 4-course dinner for 2 at The Ritz London, a flight in a Tiger Moth and Afternoon Tea at Highclere castle with Lord and Lady Carnarvon. 
  • The prize is as stated and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.
  • The prizes are not transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice.
  • Winners will be chosen at random from all entries received and verified by the Promoter and/or its agents.
  • The winner will be notified by email within 28 days of the closing date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 14 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.  We hope to announce the winners before Christmas. 
  • The promoter will notify the winner when and where the prize can be collected / is delivered.
  • The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.
  • The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.
  • The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material, as well as their entry. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current [UK] data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.
  • The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by emailing the following address: Estate Office, Highclere castle, Highclere Park, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 9RN.
  • Entry into the competition will be deemed as acceptance of these terms and conditions. 
  • This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Network. You are providing your information to Highclere Enterprises and not to any other party. The information provided will be used in conjunction with the following Privacy Policy found at [http://highclerecastle.co.uk.
  • Highclere Enterprises LLP shall have the right, at its sole discretion and at any time, to change or modify these terms and conditions.