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NOW CLOSED: Win a family holiday to Scotland with VisitScotland

Fancy a stay by the Solway Coast in Dumfries & Galloway? Mumsnet have joined forces with VisitScotland and Barend Holiday Lodges to offer you and your family the chance to win a week-long break in a 4-star self-catering lodge in celebration of Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018

These Scandinavian-style lodges are a wonderful base from which to explore this stunning part of Scotland, close to the picturesque beach at Sandyhills on the Colvend coast. Enjoy Galloway's atmospheric skies and abundant wildlife from the comfort of your balcony; roe deer, badgers, rabbits and iconic red squirrels are regular visitors across the estate.

Facilities include a bar and restaurant, children's playground, boules courts, an indoor heated pool and sauna. Barend has an agreement with the local golf club, entitling up to four people to play during their stay.

Cycles are available for hire on site. Dumfries and Galloway has over 400 miles of signposted cycle routes, voted the best maintained in the UK. Share the free fishing with the otters in Barend Loch and enjoy scenic walks around the locale.

Be inspired and get a taste for what you could win with VisitScotland’s Little Things, Big Memories video below, and be sure to check out this itinerary for a family break in south west Scotland.


To be in with a chance of winning a week-long trip for five to Scotland, simply answer the question below correctly.

Competition closes 18 April 2018. T&Cs apply.