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Enter Stylist’s #BestBritishBreak Instagram competition and win a country retreat to the Cotswolds

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Fancy escaping the city grind and getting away from it all at a luxurious-yet-cosy English country retreat? Well, now you can – thanks to Stylist’s latest travel competition.

One lucky winner and a guest of their choice will enjoy a night’s stay at The Fish, a village-style retreat set within the privately owned Farncombe Estate in the Cotswolds.

A back-to-nature bolthole, The Fish has oodles of character, style and a little touch of luxury: think contemporary yet rustic and cosy décor, comfy beds dressed in super crisp linens, and a brand new restaurant offering a menu of surf and turf dishes.

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The Fish lends itself to fresh-air fun with a 400-acre playground on the doorstep. From hiking to quad-biking, Segway safaris and archery, the activities range from one-hour sessions to daylong multi-activity itineraries (one complimentary hour-long activity is included in your prize).  

For rainy days or evening entertainment the bar and games room has a pool table, darts, table football, board games for all ages and a flatscreen TV. There is also a gym and an outdoor tennis court.

The Fish lies above the pretty Cotswold village of Broadway and the market towns of Chipping Campden and Stow-on-the-World are nearby, so you’ll have plenty of exploring to do.

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To be in with a chance of winning an escape to the English countryside, all you have to do is upload a photo of your favourite British staycation travel moment to Instagram. Follow and tag both @stylistmagazine and @thefishhotel in the photo (not just the caption), and use the hashtag #BestBritishBreak – the theme of this month's Stylist Instagram competition.

We’ll post our favourite snaps on Stylist’s Instagram page regularly until the end of October. The Stylist social media panel will then choose one overall winner from the photos we’ve showcased to win the trip to the Cotswolds at the end of the month.

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The winner will be a standout, beautiful and creative snap that really captures the theme of #BestBritishBreak.

See full terms and conditions right here. Please note that transport is not included in the prize.


Don't have a #BestBritishBreak snap handy? Never fear. We'll be running the Stylist Instagram travel competition every month in 2016, with a different travel theme each month.

So whether you're a ski enthusiast or a die-hard foodie, there'll be an opportunity for you to win one of our fantastic wanderlust-themed prizes. Stay tuned on stylist.co.uk/travel for more details.

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For those entering this month's #BestBritishBreak competition - good luck and happy snapping! See the winner of our previous #MakeSummerLast, #LaidbackLife, #GreatOutdoors, #IslandMagic, #AdventureTravel, #MySanctuary and #BeachLife Instagram travel competitions right here.

And if this has got you in the mood for a little bit of close-to-home luxury, take a peek at Britain’s most glamorous spa retreats, featuring everything from log-fired hot tubs to salt scrub showers.


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