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Win an exclusive stargazing experience

A starry night sky above Cragside, Northumberland
A starry night sky in Northumberland | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Thank you to everyone who entered our member-exclusive competition, which has now closed. The winner and runners-up have now been announced.

This competition offers members the chance to win a cosmic experience. The winner will learn more about the stars in a three-night stay in Northumberland, where they'll stay in a restored Victorian farmhouse in a Dark Sky Discovery Site and meet an astronomy expert for an evening spent stargazing.

The winner and runners-up


  • Noviss, Hampshire


  • Penter, Devon
  • Kearns, Cambridgeshire
  • Howe, Nottinghamshire
  • Edmonds, Lincolnshire
  • Ford, Dorset
  • Parkes, West Midlands
  • Gregory, East Sussex
  • Bell, County Durham
  • Ray, Staffordshire
  • Feehan, London

The prize

In this member-exclusive competition, the lucky winner will win:

  • A three-night stay in Housesteads, a Victorian farmhouse in Northumberland, from Friday 17 to Monday 20 November 2023. The farmhouse sleeps up to five people.
  • A stargazing experience with an expert at Hadrian’s Wall on Saturday 18 November 2023.
  • A £500 Cotswold Outdoor voucher, which could be used to purchase outdoor gear for the trip.
  • A copy of our new children's book, Out and About: Sky Explorer.
  • Some items from our family-friendly stargazing range.
  • A £50 gift card to spend in any National Trust shop or online.

Ten runners-up will each receive a copy of our newly published children's book, Out and About: Sky Explorer.

Full terms and conditions apply and can be found below.

Housesteads holiday cottage, a restored Victorian farmhouse just a short walk from the ruins of Housesteads Roman Fort.
Housesteads holiday cottage is located just 50 yards from the ruins of Housesteads Fort, Northumberland | © National Trust Images/Roger Coulam

Terms and conditions

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