Competition Terms & Conditions

Fancy the royal treatment? Enter to win a two-night stay at Cheval Abbey Strand Apartments on the doorstep of Edinburgh’s Palace of Holyroodhouse, The Queen’s official residence in Scotland, followed by an exclusive guided tour of the Palace itself outside of opening hours.

1. Eligibility:
Entry is open to residents of the UK (England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) and aged 18+.

2. Lucky draw dates:
Start date will be on the 05/08/2021 and entries will be accepted until 23:59BST on 19/08/2021.

3. Entry requirements:
Customers will enter the social media competition set by Railcard by liking the social media post.

4. For the avoidance of doubt only one entry will be accepted per social media account.

5. Winner Selection and notification:

The winner will be selected at random and will be contacted by Railcard.

6. The Prize:
Prize includes: 2-nights for two adults aged 18 and over in a Deluxe Open Plan Apartment at Cheval Abbey Strand Apartments at Holyrood and an exclusive guided tour for two adults of the Palace of Holyrood House, Edinburgh outside of opening hours.

7. General:
Use of a false name or address will result in disqualification

8. Entries that are incomplete or illegible, will not be valid and deemed void

9. All entries must be made by the person entering the competition

10. No responsibility can be accepted for entries or claims lost or delayed via email/phone

11. Railcard is responsible for sharing prize to the winner within 45 days after the winners’ announcement.

12. In the event of circumstances outside its reasonable control, Rail Delivery Group – Railcard reserves the right to amend or alter the terms of the competition at any time but will always endeavour to minimise the effect on participants to avoid undue disappointment

13. Failure to respond or failure to meet the eligibility requirements within 7 days may result in forfeiture of the prize.

14. Data Protection:

Use of personal data received in the course of the promotion will be in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.

By submitting an entry, you consent to National Rail processing your personal data for the purposes of carrying out the promotion and notifying and advertising the winners.

15. This competition is not sponsored, endorsed, administered by or associated with Facebook or Twitter

Competition prize terms and conditions

Accommodation Terms & Conditions: 

  • Stay is subject to availability, blackout dates, and must be redeemed by the 30th September, 2022
  • If the complimentary stay is not redeemed within the stated timeframe, the prize will be forfeited and Cheval Collection will not be obligated to provide an alternative
  • The prize is for accommodation only. Winners will be responsible for their own travel arrangements to the property
  • This prize cannot be substituted for cash or any other item or service of equivalent value
  • All the normal terms and conditions for a stay at a Cheval Collection property apply
  • The complimentary stay is not applicable to an existing booking

Private Tour Terms & Conditions:

  • The prize is redeemable only on days that the Palace is open, Thursdays – Mondays.
  • Entrants must be 18 years or older to enter and have a UK address to receive the prize.
  • The prize cannot be extended, is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  • The prize must be redeemed by 30 September 2022.  If it is not redeemed within the stated timeframe, the prize will be forfeited.
  • The prize is subject to booking availability and to the standard Admission terms and conditions to the Royal Residences found here.
  • All travel, activities, and accommodation are taken at the winner's and their travel companion's risk.  Transportation to and from departure airport, taxes, meals, gratuities, travel upgrades and any other costs, charges or expenses that are not specifically listed in the description are the sole responsibility of the winner and their travel companion.
  • The winner and his/her travel companion will be solely responsible for obtaining valid identification and compliance with all travel and health requirements relating to acceptance and use of the Prize and must have no impediment to entering Scotland.  
  • By accepting this prize, you agree to take part in any publicity accompanying or resulting from this promotion featured on Royal Collection Trust and third-party websites, social media channels and other associated marketing materials.
  • Royal Collection Trust reserves the right to cancel this competition at any time.
  • The Prize is only made available for the winners’ personal use and neither the Prize nor any part of the Prize may be transferred or used by the winner for any business and/or promotional purposes whatsoever.


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Last updated:   04 August 2021