Holidays & Short Breaks

Holidays & Short Breaks


Kinloch House is a special place in which to relax and enjoy some of Scotland’s wonderful countryside and excellent cuisine. This fabulous prize offers a two night break for four people with dinner, bed and breakfast, staying in Superior guest rooms. Built in 1840, Kinloch House is a traditional Scottish country house with an oak panelled hall, staircase and portrait gallery, set in 25 acres of woodland and parkland. The elegant character of the house and the friendly welcoming atmosphere combines informality with quality. To be taken within 12 months of The Shoot, subject to availability and excluding the festive period and bank holidays.

Donated by Kinloch House


Enjoy a two night self-catering break for up to four people at Urban Quarters, in the heart of Dundee’s cultural quarter. Your two bedroom flat offers spacious, open-plan living areas and comes fully equipped with flat screen 3D TV, Netflix, Nespresso coffee maker, popcorn machine and retro record player. Chilling in the fridge will be a welcome bottle of champagne - the ideal way to begin your short break. Urban Quarters is ideally located for exploring the city of Dundee with its vast array of shops, bars, restaurants and tourist attractions. To be taken within 12 months of The Shoot (excluding Christmas and New Year) and subject to availability. 

Donated by Urban Quarters


 Kingsford Group and friends are delighted to donate a luxury overnight break for two couples in St Andrew Square, Edinburgh. Each couple will have their own luxurious studio apartment, furnished to a high specification with a contemporary feel. Situated in the heart of the city just moments from Waverley Station and the exclusive Multrees Walk, this is the ideal location for shopping, sightseeing or simply enjoying the wide selection of bars and restaurants which are nearby. Couple this with a £100 voucher for dinner plus a bottle of wine at the contemporary Scottish restaurant & bar, The Magnum and you are sure to have a wonderful time. Prize is to be taken by 28th February 2019. Excludes Christmas and New Year plus Friday-Sunday in August and December.

Donated by Kingsford Group & friends


 The Wild Rabbit is a modern British inn – a place to eat, drink and sleep. Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, it is part of the Daylesford estate – one of the most sustainable organic farms in the UK. This fabulous prize offers an overnight break for two with dinner, bed & breakfast and a choice of activities. The rooms and cottages at The Wild Rabbit combine pared back style with honest creature comforts: excellent mattresses, luxurious bathrooms and fine linen sheets. The inn is surrounded by some of the most beautiful landscape in the country and guests are encouraged to explore the Daylesford estate and see first-hand the rich hedgerows, diverse wildlife and wild flower meadows that are the hallmarks of sustainable organic farming. Also included is your choice of: a day at The Daylesford Cookery School which offers practical and imaginative courses, from fish & shellfish suppers and seasonal dinner parties, to specialised courses like artisan bread making and nose to tail butchery; or a day at The Bamford Haybarn Spa, a wellness retreat that nurtures the mind, body and spirit which offers yoga, pilates and meditation classes as well as facials, massages and body treatments, all using only the finest natural products. To be taken within 12 months, subject to availability. Booking is essential.


The Peat Inn has existed since the mid 1700s. Gradually, the surrounding village grew up around the Inn and took its name from the Inn itself, creating the unusual address: The Peat Inn, Peat Inn. The original building has served through the centuries as a coaching inn, a hotel, a pub and restaurant, and throughout these changing incarnations, The Peat Inn has an uninterrupted history of offering hospitality for around 250 years. Today, it is a stunning Michelin Star restaurant with rooms, owned and run by husband and wife team, Geoffrey and Katherine Smeddle. The winning bidder of this prize will enjoy a luxury Epicurean Indulgence package for two comprising bed and breakfast with dinner from the six course Tasting Menu excluding wine. The prize is available Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays throughout the year and is to be taken by 7th June 2019.

Donated by Geoffrey & Katherine Smeddle


Set in 58 acres at the end of a magnificent sea loch, The Torridon has one of the most spectacular and idyllic locations in the country. The resort offers something for everyone, whether you're looking for a reviving outdoor escape or a relaxing break, pampered in a luxury hotel. This very special prize offers overnight accommodation at The Torridon for two people in a master suite where you can relax and enjoy the captivating highland views. Also included are complimentary activities from the daily programme and a ten course tasting menu, served in the AA three rosette 1887 restaurant and offering innovatively prepared dishes which showcase produce grown on The Torridon Farm and surrounding area. To be taken Sunday to Thursday inclusive before mid-June 2019, subject to availability. 

Donated by The Torridon

Nestled in the heart of Highland Perthshire, near Pitlochry, Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa is a truly unique five-star hotel. Staying overnight in the Penthouse, you and your guest will experience unequivocal service and hospitality throughout your stay. Dinner will be served in Sandemans Fine Dining Restaurant, where you will enjoy a welcome glass of Ruinart champagne followed by a six-course tasting menu. No trip to Fonab is complete without a visit to the Spa and this relaxing short break includes full use of the facilities - aroma room with eucalyptus & lavender, sauna & steam room, jacuzzi, relaxation room, monsoon shower and ice fountain. Also included are full Scottish breakfast, newspapers and complimentary WiFi. This prize is to be taken by end of June 2019 and accommodation is offered subject to availability Tuesday – Friday.
Donated by Fonab Castle Hotel & Spa

Live like the Lord of the Manor for a weekend with this fabulous prize, kindly donated by Brian and Janice Carnegie. Fettercairn House is a beautifully restored Jacobean mansion, steeped in history, which sits in the heart of Fettercairn Estate near Laurencekirk. The luxurious country house has ten en-suite bedrooms, drawing room, dining room, library, billiard room and TV room, all with central heating and WiFi throughout plus extensive well-maintained gardens. You will have exclusive use of Fettercairn House for a three night break, making this the perfect venue for a family gathering or getaway with friends. If you prefer to venture out, there are plenty of country pursuits on your doorsteps or for shopping and entertainment, Dundee and Aberdeen are both around 50 minutes’ drive away. A chef is included in your package, although the bidder will be required to cover the cost of food and drinks. In addition to the ten en-suite rooms, further accommodation is available in the house for younger children. To be taken on a date to be mutually agreed within 12 months of The Shoot.

Donated by Brian & Janice Carnegie

  A warm Scottish welcome awaits you at Turin Castle, a luxurious five-star country castle near Forfar, which is available for your exclusive use for an overnight break for up to eight guests. The castle was built in 1659 but relocated in 1907 stone by stone from the lochside to its current site where it nestles in 20 acres of sweeping lawns with majestic views of the rolling Scottish countryside. Inside the castle are a wide variety of public rooms including a lounge, library, conservatory, games room and music room. All the bedrooms are beautifully appointed and have been recently refurbished to include private bathrooms; all offer views of the gardens and beyond to the Angus Glens. Turin Castle is ideally located for a wide range of country sports, golf, shopping trips or simply to relax and enjoy your stunning surroundings. Breakfast is included. A private chef is available at the winning bidder’s expense. To be taken by end of April 2019 subject to availability. 

Donated by Turin Castle


The Courie Inn is one of the youngest hotels in Killin and is nestled at the western end of Loch Tay, magnificently sited near the scenic Falls of Dochart. The accommodation is comfortable and welcoming, with beautiful views and delicious, thoughtfully sourced, bistro and pub dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. This package offers you two nights' dinner, bed & breakfast in the spacious MacDonald Suite, which is designed to accommodate 2-4 people in one king size bed and a hand-crafted bunk bed. It boasts a beautiful roll top bath and a luxury corner shower. This flexible suite can be used for anything from a romantic break away to a family holiday. To be taken by end of April 2019 excluding the festive period.

Donated by The Courie Inn


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