Our lucky winner and their guest will enjoy overnight accommodation in a
North East Life has teamed up with The Black Swan, Helmsley, to offer the opportunity to win a luxury overnight stay for two at this stunning boutique hotel
The Black Swan is an historic inn, turned boutique hotel, situated in the heart of one of North Yorkshire’s prettiest market towns. This independent 45-bedroom hotel is smartly appointed, blending antiques with classic contemporary design and its varied exterior, complete with black and white timbers, plus Elizabethan and Georgian elements, portrays a rich history dating as far back as the 15th century.
A stay here is time for you to unwind, savouring the enjoyment of your stay from the moment you arrive. Be tempted by delicious menus in the
hotel’s 2AA rosette ‘Rutland Restaurant’, created with fresh Yorkshire produce, by Head Chef, Paul Peters. Enjoy the timeless ritual of full afternoon tea in the hotel’s charming tearooms. (The Black Swan won the Tea Guild’s ‘Top Tea Place Award’ for 2010).
Step out of the hotel’s relaxing ambience and onto the marketplace with its collection of individual boutiques selling gifts, crafts, artwork, designer fashions, country wear and fine local foods. There are also many walking opportunities close by in the village or in the North York Moors National Park, from a stroll to a serious ramble. Only a short drive away, explore
some of the county’s famous seaside resorts, including Whitby, Filey and
For your chance to win, simply answer the following question:
What is the name of the leading actress in the recent Hollywood film, Black Swan?
Answer - Natalie Portman