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Win a fun-packed family weekend break in historic Hampshire

Including free tickets to four top attractions


Hampshire is a great location for a thrilling family break discovering its history and enjoying the many attractions. We’ve teamed up with Visit Hampshire, in conjunction with Winchester Tourism and Gosport Tourism, to offer readers the chance to win a two-night family break with bed-and-breakfast at the Holiday Inn Winchester, dinner at Morn Hill Brasserie and tickets for four top attractions.

Saturday - Day 1
Explore the elegant medieval city of Winchester and enjoy complimentary tickets to the Cathedral, with its children’s trail, crypt and the longest nave in Europe. Nearby attractions include the City Museum, the National Trust City Mill by the River Itchen and the legendary Round Table in the Great Hall, the last remaining part of Winchester Castle.

You’ll enjoy accommodation and dinner at the Holiday Inn Winchester and free tickets to the Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium (located close to the hotel), a popular hands-on museum where fun and education collide.

Sunday - Day 2
Continue your adventure with complimentary tickets for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where you can visit the fabulous new Mary Rose Museum and go on-board HMS Victory. Then take a short boat trip* across the harbour to Gosport and enjoy a complimentary tour through recently renovated World War II HMS Alliance with an ex-submariner at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum before returning to Portsmouth. Finally, you could visit the Spinnaker Tower and enjoy a drink at one of the many cafés and restaurants at Gunwharf Quays before heading home. 

For more information on Hampshire visit: visit-hampshire.co.uk

Terms and Conditions: The promotion closes at 23:59 on Sunday 18 May 2014. The winner will be the first correct entry selected at random after the closing date and will be contacted by 20 May 2014. Prize to be redeemed by 31 March 2015. Bank holidays not included. There is one prize consisting of one Saturday night in a family room at the Holiday Inn Winchester on a bed-and-breakfast basis for up to two adults (18-yrs or over) and two children (under 16) plus one three-course dinner taken in the Morn Hill Brasserie. Dinner includes a glass of wine per adult and will be selected from the à la carte menu. All tickets are subject to availability and exclude special event days.

*Complimentary return water bus transfer between April and October 2014 only.

Accommodation is subject to availability at time of booking. Transfers to/from/between Winchester and Portsmouth and all other meals and expenses are excluded. The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash alternative. The draw is open to readers of The Independent and some of its other group publications. Only one online entry per person. Usual promotion rules apply, see www.independent.co.uk/rules. For further information, please write to Customer Care, The Independent, Room 203b, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London, W8 5TT. Promoters: Visit Hampshire in conjunction with Winchester Tourism and Gosport Tourism.