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Christmas Present #1

EDIT: This competition is now closed. Many congratulations to Mrs Thompson. I’ll be launching another competition at 3pm on Sunday.

Would you like to stay for two nights B&B at Balkissock Lodge in 2018 completely free?

There are two easy ways to enter:

  1. Head over to Facebook, like our page, find and like the post “Christmas Present #1” then tag the person you’d like to bring on holiday with.
  2. Email meand ask to be added to the new monthly e-newsletter (first edition will be Jan 2018) which will include news and information about promo codes exclusively for guests who book direct.

You could of course do both and double your chances of winning!!

T&Cs:

Entries will only be accepted via the two options outlined above.

The prize is two consecutive nights B&B for two people (sharing a double room) OR two consecutive nights for one person only.

No cash alternative is offered.

[edit: I’m happy for you to gift your prize however to avoid fraudulent claims the winner MUST book the accommodation]

Closing date for entries: 6pm on 8th December 2017.

Name drawn from a ‘hat’: 9pm on 8th December 2017.

Prize winner(s) must book before the 31st December 2017 and stay before 31st May 2018 (subject to availability).

Once booked, dates cannot be changed.

Additional nights can be added to the stay at the specified nightly rate (subject to availability).

Evening meals can be added at the specified rate.

This competition is not endorsed by WordPress, Facebook, Twitter nor anywhere else you may see this competition advertised.

Cordelia @ BalkissocklodgeB&B

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I’m on the committee of the Ayrshire Bed and Breakfast Association and arranged for our members to meet at Glenapp Castle near Ballantrae for our meeting.

The staff were brilliant and the chef very kindly made us a variety of biscuits and the best lemon and poppyseed cake I’ve ever tasted.


The view from the dining room isn’t too shabby either!


The outdoor Victorian tea room was closed for the winter but we enjoyed our walk around the grounds.

We’ve had several guests staying with us this year who have been to Glenapp Castle for afternoon tea or evening meals and I’m happy to phone ahead and book you in if you would like me to.

Thank you Glenapp for hosting our meeting from us all…


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Glenapp Castle is only a 10min drive from Balkissock

Cordelia 2016 (c)

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I took the puppy to the beach this morning and came across this unusual sight. We get lots of seaweed wash up at Ballantrae but not this type. By the damage, it looks like it’s been torn off the sea bed in a storm.

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Some of the pieces were as thick as my arm and about six feet in length.

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Sometimes we get kelp … sometimes stones … sometimes sand … what will you see when you book?

Cordelia 2016 (c)

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