Win a family adventure to Northumberland in a Subaru XV

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You and the family will just love exploring England's northernmost county, a magical place filled with ancient castles, golden sandy beaches, rolling hills, rugged moorland and friendly little towns and villages.

The Independent and Subaru UK have teamed up with De Vere Hotels to offer you the chance to win a fun-filled three-night adventure to this beautiful part of the world. And best of all, you will be enjoying your journey from the behind the wheel of the fantastic new Subaru XV crossover, which you can - and should - put to the test during your trip.  

Slaley Hall 

You and your family will be staying the luxurious De Vere Slaley Hall resort, an Edwardian mansion surrounded by 1,000 acres of Northumberland moorland and forest, perfectly located to offer you and your family an action-packed weekend. And it's from here that your adventure will start. These are just some of the activities that you could be enjoying during your trip:

  • Learn how to windsurf on the dramatic beaches of Northumberland
  • Explore Alnwick Castle with its stunning grounds and gardens  
  • Sample a taste of historic Roman life as you follow Hadrian's Wall across the county
  • Try a bit of off-road action on Slaley Hall's very own quadbiking circuit  
  • Go from all-wheel drive to two-wheel drive with a mountain bike tour of the grounds of Slaley Hall  
  • Go on safari on a Segway!  
  • Cross the causeway to Holy Island - but keep an eye on the tide!  
  • Relax and unwind at Slaley Hall's spa choosing from a variety of refreshing treatments.

And you don't even have to worry about washing up as dinner and breakfast is provided for the duration of your stay. To whet your appetite, click here.

The prize includes three nights' accommodation with dinner, bed and breakfast for two adults and two children (aged 12 or under) at De Vere Hotel Slaley Hall, Northumberland, and the use of a Subaru XV for four days.

This competition closes at 10am on 14th May 2012. To read The Independent's terms and conditions, click here. To read The Independent's privacy policy, which includes our policy on what information we share about you with third parties, click here.

 



Terms and conditions

This competition is open to residents of the UK with a nominated address based in the UK. Entrants must be aged 25 or over and must have held a full UK driving licence for at least 12 months. The competition is not open to employees of Subaru (UK), IM Group or their dealer networks and agency partners. All entries must be received by 10am on 14th May 2012. Winners will be notified by telephone by 21st May 2012 and details of the winner will be published on the Subaru UK website. Prize is valid from 21 May 2012 to 31 October 2012 and is subject to availability. Certain dates (including public holidays) may be excluded. Accommodation based on a standard double room (second adjoining room may be provided depending on ages of children). Dinner and breakfast will be provided during the stay, any additional charges are the responsibility of the winner and must be settled directly with the hotel prior to departure. A Subaru XV will be provided for the duration of the prize. The car will be delivered to the nominated address of the prize winner on the first day of the booked accommodation at Slaley Hall and the winner must make their own way to the accommodation using the car provided. The car will be collected from the same nominated address three days later at the end of the prize. Motoring Insurance and any fuel charges will be covered by Subaru UK. All activities will be booked in advance of the prize and a full itinerary will be provided to the winner. Some activities subject to certain size or age restrictions. All activities subject to availability. All activities are undertaken by the winner entirely at their own risk. The prize is non-transferable and non-refundable. No cash alternative will be offered. Prize does not include any personal spending money. Subaru (UK) reserve the right to capture audio and video footage of the winner and family during the duration of the prize to be used in future promotions. Promoter: Subaru (UK).

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