2015 Autumn Raffle terms and conditions

 A red squirrel at Wallington, Northumberland

See the terms and conditions for our Autumn Raffle below:

1. Participation in the National Trust Autumn Raffle 2015 costs £1 per raffle ticket.

2. National Trust (Enterprises) Limited (registered company 1083105) is licensed by the Gambling Commission under the 2005 Gambling Act. Responsible Person: Tim Butler, National Trust (Enterprises) Limited, Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 2NA.

3. All profits from these raffles will be donated by Gift Aid to the National Trust, a registered charity (No.205846).

4. The tickets may not be sold to, or by a person under 16 years of age or purchased by National Trust employees. If a ticket is sold unknowingly to a person under the age of 16 they will be exempt from the raffle and will forfeit their prize.

5. Payment for participation in the Autumn Raffle can be made by cheque or credit/debit card. CAF or other charity vouchers cannot be accepted as payment for raffle tickets. Please do not send cash.

6. Your raffle tickets will be entered into the draw as soon as the whole payment is received.

7. National Trust accepts no responsibility if the chosen method of payment is cancelled by you, your bank or credit/debit card provider.

8. Tickets must be completed and sent directly to: Freepost RLTB-GEAJ-GJSA, National Trust Autumn Raffle 2015, Bumpers Way, Bumpers Farm, Chippenham, SN14 6NG.

9. No responsibility is taken for raffle tickets and payment lost, delayed, or damaged in the post and proof of posting will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

10. Closing date for the receipt of raffle tickets and raffle ticket payment for the Autumn Raffle 2015 is 9 October 2015.

11. Tickets received after the closing date may not be entered into the draw but the payment will be treated as a donation unless expressly stated as otherwise by the sender.

12. The raffle draw for the Autumn Raffle 2015 will take place on 16 October 2015.

13. The draw will take place at: The Woods Group Limited, Bumpers Way, Chippenham, Wiltshire SN14 6NG.

14. Twenty-three tickets will be drawn randomly. The first ticket number drawn will receive £10,000 cash (with the option to receive an equivalent value European rail holiday if the winner prefers), the second ticket number drawn will receive £1,000 cash (with the option to receive an equivalent value Panasonic Smart TV if the winner prefers) and the third number drawn will receive £500 cash (with the option to receive an equivalent value Panasonic camera if the winner prefers). In addition to the three main prizes there will be 20 x £25 National Trust gift cards. National Trust gift cards can be used in National Trust Shops, Tearooms and Restaurants and for Admission to National Trust Properties. Please see below for more information on using National Trust gift cards. One further ticket will be drawn randomly from the group of raffle players who received a ‘fast reply’ BRE. The ticket number drawn will receive a Panasonic camera.

15. The prizes are non-transferable and no alternatives will be provided.

16. The result of the Raffle draw is final.

17. The winner of the first prize will be notified via telephone when possible. All other winners will be notified in writing.

18. A cheque will be sent out within 21 working days of the draw to the name and address of the registered buyers of the winning raffle tickets.

19. All winners will be notified in writing. A complete list of winners will be available from 23 October 2015 by calling our Supporter Services Centre on 0344 800 1895, or by visiting our website.

20. Should you have a complaint, please contact The Raffle Coordinator, National Trust, Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon SN2 2NA. See below for our raffles complaints procedure.

21. If you would like more information about raffles and lotteries please go to Gambling Commission (see below). If you are worried about your gambling or that of someone close to you, GamCare is the UK's leading authority on the provision of support, advice and counselling to people affected by gambling problems. If you or someone you know needs help or advice call their helpline 0808 8020 133 or visit GamCare (see below).

Conservation assistant examines a small item of the collection

Where raffle money goes 

Our raffles generate funds that allow us to continue vital conservation and repair work. From replanting gardens to refurnishing rooms, we wouldn't be able to do it without your support.