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Win a luxury city break in Newcastle for you and your lucky plus one.

Enter our competition below and be in with a chance of winning an exclusive two-night stay in Newcastle where you can explore the culinary delights of the region's excellent food and drink scene for yourself. The winning pair will be treated to a mid-week slice of relaxation and indulgence with a two-night stay, including breakfast, at independent hotel Jesmond Dene House. Tailor your own city break experience by hopping on and off the Metro as you explore top-class restaurants, vibrant bars, artisan shops and cultural attractions around Newcastle and its surrounding suburbs. Before you catch your LNER train home, make sure you head to the best vantage point in Newcastle and enjoy a refined Afternoon Tea at ABOVE rooftop bar in Newcastle.

Whet your appetite and discover Newcastle's proudly independent food scene here. 

To be in with a chance of winning, complete the following form before 11.59pm on Thursday 31 March 2022.

This competition is now closed.

Start your experience with LNER

LNER newcastle competition LNER train arrives in Newcastle

The fun starts the minute you board your LNER train as you are whisked straight to Newcastle central station. LNER are ready to provide your return travel to Newcastle so all you need to do is pack that book you've not gotten round to reading, or make the most of free onboard WIFI to catch up on your favourite podcast.

Stay with Jesmond Dene House Hotel

JDH newcastle competition Jesmond Dene House Hotel, Newcastle

Enjoy a mid-week stay in the midst of leafy parkland in Jesmond at independently owned, boutique hotel Jesmond Dene House. You and your plus one will spend two nights at the luxury accommodation in an enviable location. Prepare for a busy day with a hearty breakfast and relax in the evening in cosy surroundings after exploring Newcastle.

Get around with a Tyne and Wear Metro Pop card

Metro newcastle competition Hop on and off the Metro in Newcastle

Getting around Newcastle is quick and easy with the help of the Tyne and Wear Metro. As part of your competition prize, hop on and off the Metro with the help of a Pop Pay As You Go card. Tap and go as you explore near and far, from Newcastle city centre to Jesmond and Heaton or venture out to breathe in the fresh air at the coast.

Indulge in an Afternoon Tea at ABOVE

ABOVE competition prize narrow ABOVE rooftop bar and restaurant, Newcastle

ABOVE rooftop bar and restaurant sits atop The Vermont Hotel and boasts spectacular views across Newcastle's iconic Quayside. Count the seven bridges which cross the River Tyne at the point where Newcastle meets Gateshead, peer at the historic Newcastle Castle which sits beside the exclusive venue and experience a bird's eye view of Newcastle's bustling city. ABOVE invite you to enjoy the finer things in life with a rooftop Afternoon Tea accompanied by a cocktail and the best views in the city.

Terms and conditions 

  • Closing date for entries is 11.59pm on Thursday 31 March 2022
  • Winner will be notified by email by 5pm on Friday 1 April 2022 and have 7 days to accept the prize. 
  • All elements of the prize must be redeemed by 9 February 2023
  • All elements of the prize are for two people travelling together.
  • Prize cannot be exchanged for cash.
  • Details of the prize: 
    • LNER:
      • Winner will be gifted a voucher to entitle them to a return, standard coach journey from an LNER station (including London Kings Cross, Edinburgh Waverley, Aberdeen, York, Durham, Newark, Peterborough, Lincoln).
      • The winner must make their own way to the train station.
    • Jesmond Dene House Hotel:
      • Prize is a mid-week stay for two nights, for two people including bed and breakfast
      • Check-in is for a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday
      • Excluding bank holidays or any special dates (ie Christmas, New Year's Eve).
    • Afternoon Tea at ABOVE:
      • Afternoon tea available Monday – Thursday, 12pm – 5pm with last booking at 3pm.
      • No refund will be given if bookings or part bookings are cancelled.
      • All payments are non-refundable & non-transferable.
      • If applicable, all additional costs for drinks must be settled prior to leaving the venue on the day of the event.
      • Vouchers cannot be used on Bank Holidays or special event days (eg Valentine's Day, Mothers Day)
      • The gift voucher must be presented upon arrival when redeeming the experience.
      • No photocopies of the original voucher will be accepted. Advance bookings are necessary and are subject to availability.
    • Tyne and Wear Metro travel card:
      • Two x Pop Pay As You Go travel cards with a £10 balance for each person
      • Find out more about Metro's Pop cards, terms of usage and topping up on

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