Tell us where you experienced the perfect holiday temperature for a chance to win a £450 stay in England’s Coast



Warm, warmer, warmest… Saturday’s cover story matches short-haul destinations to people’s desired degree of heat. With that in mind, tell us where you experienced the perfect temperature and climate, whether it was the intense but dry heat of the desert, the Mediterranean sun softened by the sea breeze, the exhilarating freshness of a European city in autumn, or the invigorating coolness of the Alps or the Arctic. Are you happiest in rain, wind or snow, or is only 30C enough?

The reader who submits the best entry wins a stay of £450 courtesy of England’s Coast.

Queen's Hotel in Portsmouth - English coast

Queen’s Hotel in Portsmouth – English coast

About the supplier

England’s Coast ( is a clever tool that showcases all of England’s spectacular coastline. Vacationers can browse over 2,000 beachfront businesses – including accommodation, restaurants, activities and attractions – whether they want to search for a day trip, plan an extended break or create a complete itinerary. They can then book their holiday directly via the website.

Discover the best the coast has to offer, from beautiful beaches, historic sites and unique seafood spots, to little-known seaside towns, wildlife, great biking trails and coastal walks.


Win a two-night stay at Border View Cottage (, just off the beautiful coast of North Northumberland. A traditional two-bedroom cottage at Tiptoe Farm overlooks the stunning Scottish and English borders.

Queen's Hotel Portsmouth - English coast

Queen’s Hotel Portsmouth – English coast

The £450 prize includes accommodation for four, as well as a bread-making course (led by local chef Pauline Beaumont) and fishing – both for two – on request. The River Till Forest is home to a wealth of wildlife, great walking paths and sites including the ancient Duddo Stones.

The prize depends on the availability and the rules of the property. Accommodation, bread baking and fishing must be booked in advance. Specific shutdown dates may apply.

How to enter

Submit your application (in 150 words) with your name, address and telephone number by midnight on Tuesday, January 10 to [email protected]. One person can only win one prize, which is non-transferable and non-refundable. Other T&Cs apply. Full details can be found at

The coast of England

The coast of England

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