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Win a Swallows and Amazons inspired stay at a National Trust holiday cottage

Swallows and Amazons

An enchanting new take on the beloved novel by Arthur Ransome, Swallows and Amazons combines a great British cast with stunning locations and a classic story. It’s an exciting and heart-warming adventure that will be a must-see for family audiences this summer.

Swallows and Amazons follows the Walker’s four children dreaming of an escape from the tedium of a summer holiday with their mother. When finally given permission to camp on their own on a remote island in the middle of a vast lake, they are overjoyed. But when they get there they discover they may not be alone…  

As they battle for ownership of the island, they learn the skills of survival and the value of friendship, which helps prepare them for the real danger they must face from the adult world.

Steeped in the wonder of a child’s imagination and set against the breath-taking backdrop of the Lake District, this is an exhilarating adaptation of a treasured classic.

Swallows and Amazons will be in cinemas August 19th.

High Strawberry GardensHigh Strawberry Gardens © Mike Henton

The prize

To celebrate the release of Swallows & Amazons, we’ve teamed up with the National Trust to offer you the chance to win a stay at any one of their holiday cottages, up to the value of £500. 

Every single National Trust holiday cottage is cared for by the conservation charity, which means you’ll be able to experience incredible locations right from the front door.

You could choose to escape to Low and High Strawberry Gardens, a pair of cottages which stand within metres of the water's edge on the west shore of Lake Windermere and come complete with their own jetty, or at Custom House and Agent’s House located on Brownsea Island in Poole Harbour, where woodland, heathland and a lagoon are just waiting to be explored, even after the day’s visitors have gone home. 

For a list of cottages, visit the National Trust website.

For a chance to win this great prize, simply fill out the below form. Good luck!

Competition entries must be received by midnight BST on 22 August 2016. View the full terms and conditions.

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