Competition: Win a two-night stay at Durham’s Lumley Castle

WE’VE teamed up with magnificent Lumley Castle to offer readers the chance to win a fabulous two-night stay for two in one of the castle’s luxurious bedchambers, with dinner in its renowned Black Knight restaurant one evening and a full English breakfast each morning.

Few hotels can match Lumley Castle for opulence and grandeur.

This 630-year old venue, at Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham, which has played host to kings and princes, is renowned for its sumptuous accommodation and fine dining.  With its stone flagged floors, dungeons and battlements, it really is a storybook castle, set on a hill on acres of historic parkland.

And, it is not only a destination in itself, but is also the perfect base from which to explore the historic Cathedral city of Durham, enjoy retail therapy at the nearby intu Metrocentre or sample the famous nightlife of Newcastle.


To be in with a chance to win this amazing prize just answer the following question:

Chester-le-Street is situated near which river?

a) Wear      b)  Thames     c)  Clyde


Hotline:  09012 925 257

Calls should cost no more than £1.02 – calls from mobiles or payphones may cost a lot more.

Or text SUNPOST followed by a space then your answer, name and address to 83149.

Texts cost £1.00 plus your standard operator charge.


Send your answer, name address and telephone contact details to:  SP Lumley Castle  comp, D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., 2 Albert Sq., Dundee DD1 1DD.

Ts & Cs:  Lines open at 6.00am on Sunday, May 13, 2018 and winner will be chosen at random from combined correct entries after 9.00am on the closing date of Monday, May 21, 2018.  Prize is a two-night stay for two including breakfast and dinner on one evening. Prize is subject to availability and must be taken before December 31, December 2018, excluding the Christmas period. Prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative.  Prize is not in conjunction with any other offers or promotions and travel is not included. Your personal data will not be used for any other purpose than entry to this competition. Details of winner available on request.  Premium Rate Telephone Services Department, D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd, 2 Albert Square, Dundee DD1 1DD.  Helpline 01382 426103. For full competition Ts & Cs please send a large Stamped Addressed Envelope to: Newspaper  Marketing, Copy of your competition terms, D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd., 2 Albert Sq., Dundee DD1 1DD.



To find out more about Lumley Castle Hotel call +44 (0) 191 389 1111 or visit