Shropshire Life 2012 Christmas Quiz

PUBLISHED: 16:44 22 November 2012 | UPDATED: 13:32 26 February 2013

Shropshire Life 2012 Christmas Quiz

Shropshire Life 2012 Christmas Quiz

Shropshire Life has teamed up with businesses across the region to offer readers the chance to win a sack full of prizes. One winner will enjoy new year delights including hot air balloon flights and an overnight stay in a stunning rural location ...

Shropshire Life has teamed up with businesses across the region to offer readers the chance to win a sack full of prizes. One winner will enjoy new year delights including hot air balloon flights, an overnight stay in a stunning rural location and a day learning to bake and butcher.



There is a special prize for each of the 12 days of Christmas, all going to one lucky reader. The questions and entry methods can be found from page 32 of the December issue, so settle down in front of the fire with a mince pie and a glass of something festive and test your knowledge of our wonderful county. Competition closes at midday on Friday, January 4, 2013. Thanks to the team at Shropshire Tourism for compiling the questions. Good luck!



One lucky winner will receive all of the below 12 prizes to enjoy or to share:

Prize 1: Golfing for two at Shropshires exclusive golf course, Astbury Hall, followed by lunch in the newly-launched Lac Artiste restaurant


One of Englands finest championship golf courses, Astbury Hall is located in 350 acres of beautiful Severn Valley countryside in Shropshire. The creation of Judas Priest lead guitarist KK Downing, the venue provides a unique country house golf setting and luxury venue setting.


www.astburyhall.co.uk; info@astburyhall.co.uk; 01746 767394


T&Cs: Prize must be taken in accordance with Astbury Hall.

Prize 2: Butchery and Bakery Course for two at Maynards


Enjoy a fabulous full day butchery and bakery course for two learn the craft of bacon curing and artisan bread making with two highly skilled craftsmen. Join Rob Cunningham from Maynards and artisan baker Craig Sandiford for their mastercraft class. Learn to make bread, sausages and prepare a pig for curing all in the newly converted barn at Maynards. Includes delicious refreshments throughout the day.


www.maynardsfarm.co.uk; 01948 840252; events@maynardsfarm.co.uk


T&Cs: Pre-booking essential. For two people, course runs 9.30am-4pm. Prize must be taken within six months of the competition closing date.


Prize 3: A pair of vouchers for a Virgin Balloon Flight


Enjoy a memorable flight across your chosen location, followed by a champagne toast after landing. Choose from more that 100 launch sites in England, Scotland and Wales


www.virginballoonflights.co.uk; 0844 8448070


T&Cs: The prize is for a pair of 7 Day
Anytime vouchers which have no cash value, are non-refundable and non-transferable, subject to availability. The winner must contact Virgin Balloon Flights within three months of the competition closing. Terms and conditions apply, for details visit www.virginballoonflights.co.uk



Prize 4: A two-night bed and breakfast break for two at The Lion, Leintwardine


Spend a relaxing weekend, with bed and breakfast included, at this lovely hotel on the banks of the River Teme in the picturesque village of Leintwardine. Enjoy a walk along the river or a visit to the historic and foodie town of Ludlow, then relax in the charming restaurant and enjoy freshly cooked local cuisine.


www.thelionleintwardine.co.uk; enquiries@thelionleintwardine.co.uk; 01547 540203


T&Cs: To be taken between Friday and Sunday nights (inclusive), the offer is subject to availability and does not include bank holiday weekends.

Prize 5: A six-bottle case of Journeys End cabernet Sauvignon 2006


Journeys End is a stunning boutique winery located in the Stellenbosch region of South Africa, producing elegant, hand-crafted, award-winning wines. Journeys End Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 is full of rich, ripe cassis and blackcurrant fruit flavours backed with hints of green pepper, eucalyptus and sweet almond. It makes a very classy match to full flavoured stews and warming winter dishes. Available at Tanners Wines Ltd.


www.journeysend.co.za


T&Cs: A full UK mainland address and telephone number must be provided for delivery.

Prize 6: A Taste of The Marches six-course tasting menu with wine for two in Forelles award-winning AA three rosette restaurant at Fishmore Hall


Located on the edge of foodie destination Ludlow, Fishmore Hall is set in the breathtaking Shropshire countryside. With a new cabin spa and boutique chic offering, the hotel has also been awarded three red stars by the AA Hotel Guide as well as 3AA rosettes for their restaurant, Forelles.


www.fishmorehall.com


T&Cs: Prize must be taken in accordance with Fishmore Hall.

Prize 7: A Wonderful Christmastime gift box from Lush

This is Lushs ultimate Christmas gift with something for everyone and suitable for all the family, containing a gorgeous selection of classic, Lush Christmas favourite products and new inventions. Founded in 1995, Lush is a household name, with more than 100 stores in the UK and more than 850 stores worldwide. The inventor of the bath bomb, Lush stores also feature heavenly skincare products, perfumes and the new Emotional Brilliance range of colour cosmetics created by Lush co-founder Rowena Bird.


www.lush.co.uk/

Prize 8: A luxury, filled hamper from Ludlow Food Centre


Ludlow Food Centre is the best place in the region to shop for Christmas food and foodie gifts. The items in this hamper may include award-winning preserves, biscuits, handmade cake, Tanners port and Daniel Jones chocolate, all wrapped up in a handmade wicker hamper.


www.ludlowfoodcentre.co.uk; 01584 856 000


T&Cs: Image is only for illustrative purposes and items may vary depending on availability.

Prize 9: A private wine tasting followed by a three-course dining experience with wine matching for six people, expertly prepared and presented by chef Tom Kearns of Fresh & Lush Ltd. Wine tasting with Mark Davies of Hard To Find Wines


Fresh and Lush Ltd offers catering for weddings, parties, corporate events and small dinner parties. It produces a dining at home range and handmade desserts. Hard to Find Wines is a boutique wine retailer, also offering tastings.



www.htfwines.co.uk; 01746 389749 / www.freshandlush.co.uk; 01746 389801


T&Cs: Prize must be taken in accordance with htfwines and Freshand Lush Ltd.

Prize 10: A family ticket for entry into all 10 of the fascinating Ironbridge Gorge Museums

Spread across the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site in the stunning Severn Valley, they include Blists Hill Victorian Town where life over 100 years ago is recreated.


www.ironbridge.org.uk; information@ironbridge.org.uk; 01952 433 424


T&Cs: The ticket is valid for one year and allows entry into each museum once for two adults and three children aged up to 18 years and in full-time education.

Prize 11: A 12-month subscription to Shropshire Life


Treat yourself or a friend to the monthly magazine that celebrates all that is great in this wonderful county. Shropshire Life is part of Great British Life, published by Archant, the UKs largest independently owned regional media business.


www.shropshire.greatbritishlife.co.uk; www.greatbritishlife.co.uk


T&Cs: Subscription will commence from the next available issue once postal address has been received.

Prize 12: A Kit Heath bracelet and beads from the Beachcomber collection


Beachcomber is a unique collection of pebble beads inspired by natures treasures. Explore the dazzling array of sterling silver pebbles to create a bracelet that is as unique as you. Mix and match, small or large, sleek or sparkling and create a piece of jewellery that reflects your individual style.


www.kitheath.com; 01271 329123


T&Cs: Bracelet and beads to the value of 150 and subject to availability.

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