WIN: Three-night romantic break for two on the Northumberland coast worth up to £720

The Ducket
The Ducket

WE’VE teamed up with Ross Cottages to offer readers the chance to win a fabulous three-night break for two in this 18th century fairy-tale stone tower overlooking the sea on the lovely Northumbrian coast.

Known locally as “The Ducket”, it has been renovated to 5* standard, and have five circular rooms, each becoming smaller as you climb the spiral staircase.

Warm and well equipped, The Ducket is available as a holiday let and is surrounded by beautiful Northumbrian countryside and coastline.

You can take boat trips to the Farne Islands, explore magnificent castles, beaches and coastline, enjoy home-cooked Northumbrian food in friendly pubs and go hill walking in the Cheviots.

The owners of The Ducket also offer many more charming holiday cottages nearby, sleeping 2 – 6 people.  Dogs are permitted in three of the cottages.

All these properties offer a great sense of tranquillity and calm for a truly restorative break.

To be in with a chance to win this amazing three-night break just answer the following question:

Which river flows through the Scottish Borders?

a) Tweed    b)   Nile    c)  Thames


Hotline:  09012 925 256

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

Or text SPCOMP followed by a space then your answer, name and address to 64343

Texts cost £1.00 plus your standard operator charge.



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

Ts & Cs:  Lines open at 6.00am on Sunday, May 6, 2018 and winner will be chosen at random from combined correct entries after 9.00am on the closing date of Friday, May 11, 2018.  Prize is for a 3-night, self-catering weekend (Fri. to Sunday inclusive) to be taken between now and end April 2019, subject to availability and excluding Christmas and New Year weekends). 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.

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