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It’s the spookiest time of the year, which means it is the perfect opportunity for a Halloween Competition and the chance to Win a £500 Sykes Cottages Voucher.

Competition closes at midnight GMT on the 1st November 2016, any entries sent after this time won’t be counted.


To enter the Sykes Cottages 2016 Pumpkin Carving Halloween Competition, take a picture of your spooky creation or put it into a blog post and show us all the fun you had making it! Once you’ve carved your pumpkin masterpiece, all you need to do is let us know. Tweet a picture/link to @SykesCottages and use the hashtag #SykesHalloween. Alternatively, you can send us an email your entry here: We are also on Instagram and Facebook meaning that there are plenty of ways to enter. To enter on Facebook post your creation to our page or enter on Instagram with the hashtag #SykesHalloween.


Don’t forget to promote your Pumpkin carving masterpieces across your own social channels.

Competition Terms & Conditions:

How it works: There are two ways to enter the Sykes Cottages 2016 Pumpkin Carving Halloween Competition. 1) By sharing a photo of your Pumpkin creation with the hashtag #SykesHalloween on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. 2) By creating a blog post that showcases your pumpkin masterpiece and all the fun you had creating it. Sykes Cottages will then review the entries and select the winner who will receive the prize*.

  • *The prize is a £500 Sykes Cottages Voucher. For information on how to redeem a Sykes Cottages Voucher please see here.
  • The competition is open to any person/blogger located within the United Kingdom or Ireland and aged 18 and over, except for employees of Sykes Cottages and their families, partners and anyone else connected with the creation and administration of the promotion.
  • One winner will be selected within 7 working days of the competition close date (01/11/2016). The winner must claim their prize within 30 days of notification or the prize will be void and the winner will be re-selected from all other entrants.
  • To be in with a chance of winning, entrants must reside within the United Kingdom or Ireland.
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.
  • The prize is non transferable and there shall be no alternative prize, or cash alternative offered.
  • Sykes Cottages reserves the right to declare any competition null and void and stage another competition in its place.
  • Sykes Cottages is entitled to refuse to process any prize where necessary, for example, if you are unable to or fail to produced sufficient identification when claiming a prize.
  • There can only be one entry per person and per blog, multiple entries will not be counted.
  • By entering the competition, you agree to allow your entry to be shared across Sykes Cottages’ multiple social media platforms. E.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blog.
  • The prize is supplied “as is” with no guarantee to its suitability.
  • Sykes Cottages will not be held accountable for any costs, losses, damages and expenses (including travel fees) which the winner may incur in relation to the competition or prize or as a result of any misrepresentation of the prize.
  • The winner accepts that their name may be provided or published in social media.
  • Sykes Cottages’ decision on the winner is final.
  • Entry into this competition constitutes acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.
  • Terms and Conditions are governed by the laws of England.

Competition opens at midnight BST on 14th October 2016.


Competition closes at midnight GMT on the 1st November 2016, any entries sent after this time won’t be counted.

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