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Anyone told you how special you are recently? Well, we think you’re fabulous, so here are a whole raft of brilliant treats on us plus giveaways, gifts and competitions to win.

Win 6 tickets to Cheddar Gorge & Caves at Christmas

Take the family to Father Christmas' secret subterranean outpost, deep in Somerset's Mendip Hills, with a family ticket and gift vouchers worth £164

Win a luxurious spa day at Ragdale Hall

Have we got your attention yet? Yes you and a friend can take a dip in the Rooftop Infinity Pool and enjoy a luxurious day of pampering and treatments at the famous Ragdale Hall in Leicestershire. Pens down, enter now!


We are giving away three gorgeous bundles of gift books, journals and stationery, each worth £100, from local family-run publishing company From You To Me


A family day ticket for two adults and two children to Longleat’s stunning Festival of Light: Myths and Legends, plus £80 of gift vouchers to spend on food, gift shop toys or those massive lollipops kids clamour for could be yours

Win four VIP tickets worth £200 to see Boney M at the Bath & West

Boob tubes on ready for a date with Russia's greatest love machine: the 70s and 80s Euro-Caribbean disco combo Boney M are at The Old Skool Xmas Party at the Bath & West Showground on Sat 14 December and we've four VIP tickets to give away

Get 20% discount at four lovely Exmoor cottages

Snap up a 20% discount on a holiday in three lovely Exmoor cottages and a converted barn, with woodburners, comfy sofas – and outdoor hot tubs!

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Win a £550+ spa break at Sopwell House

Have we got a corker of a competition for you this month. How about a luxe night away at the gorgeous Sopwell House Hotel, plus a three-course dinner, brekkie and use of the incredible new Cottonmills Spa? Step right this way to enter...

WIN – The Loxley Shoulder Bag from Fairfax & Favor worth £395

Upmarket, quintessentially British fashion brand Fairfax & Favor have given us a gorgeous Loxley shoulder bag to give away. With five colours to choose from, Christmas is coming early for one lucky reader!

Two readers to win £500 of Cox & Cox festive goodies

Deck the halls... with super-chic online interiors emporium Cox & Cox's gorgeous new Christmas collections.

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