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Win a luxury three night stay for two at the Black Swan in Helmsley

PUBLISHED: 00:00 21 April 2017

Afternoon tea at the Black Swan

Afternoon tea at the Black Swan

© david chalmers 2009

Your chance to win a three night stay for two at The Black Swan Hotel, Helmsley, worth £1,000

Feature bedroom at the Black SwanFeature bedroom at the Black Swan

The Black Swan in Helmsley is offering one lucky Cheshire Life reader the chance to win a luxury three night stay for two at the stylish boutique hotel.

The winner and their guest will stay in a Feature bedroom, indulge in afternoon tea and enjoy dinner each evening in the hotel’s 3AA rosette ‘Gallery’ restaurant. On one evening you will be able to enjoy the chef’s signature Tasting Menu.

The Black Swan, once an historic coaching inn, is now a chic 45-bedroom boutique hotel, situated in the heart of the pretty market town of Helmsley in North Yorkshire. Its 500 year history is depicted within various elements of the exterior building, with typical architectural styles including Tudor, Georgian and Elizabethan.

Atmospheric and cosy, the hotel’s interiors are full of character with oak-beamed lounges, traditional pretty tearooms and a stylish bar area, plus a quintessentially English walled garden with views over the churchyard.

The Black Swan at HelmsleyThe Black Swan at Helmsley

Helmsley itself is an award-winning town and boasts walled gardens, castle ruins and a collection of eclectic boutiques selling gifts, artwork, designer fashions, country wear and fine local foods. Chauffeur-driven guided tours can be arranged to make the most of exploring this huge and diverse county which offers such a variety of landscapes and history to explore.

Tel: 01439 770466, www.blackswan-helmsley.co.uk

For your chance to win, simply answer the following question

The hotel used to be a popular coaching inn. What was the name of the stage coach that used to stop off here in the mid-19th century between York and Leeds?

A). The Helmsley High Flyer

B). The Helmsley Rock ‘n’ Roller

C). The Helmsley Mad Dasher

The winner will be the first correct entry drawn after the closing date of May 26th. The editor’s decision is final. Send your answer on a postcard with full contact details including your email address and mobile number by May 26th to: The Black Swan competition, Cheshire Life, The Whitehouse, Wilderspool Business Park, Greenalls Avenue, WA4 6HL. Alternatively submit your answer via our website www.cheshirelife.co.uk

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