Win a star-gazing break in Scotland

See the 2015 solar eclipse and enjoy a luxury hamper

SCOTLANDEveryone deserves a break now and again, and who doesn’t love evenings spent relaxing and staring at the stars? We’ve teamed up with artisan pâté brand Castle MacLellan ( to give readers the chance to win a Scottish star-gazing getaway for two on 19-21 March 2015. One lucky Candis reader will win a three-night stay for two with all meals included at boutique hotel.

The Selkirk Arms in the beautiful town of Kirkcudbright, on the banks of the River Dee. This once-in-a-lifetime trip will give you a chance to see the 2015 solar eclipse with expert commentary and guidance from astronomer Steve Owens. You’ll also receive a luxury hamper, courtesy of Castle MacLellan, packed with delicious pâtés, condiments, crackers and sweet treats for you to enjoy as you sit under the stars. Three runners-up will also receive the hamper to enjoy at their leisure. Winners must be available 19-21 March 2015. Travel not included. Ts&Cs apply.

Enter today for your chance to win…

This competition has now closed.


This competition closes on 31/01/2015

56 Responses to Star-gazing in Scotland

  1. alison vesaey says:

    wow what a trip!

  2. Linds says:

    I love visiting Scotland, this prize is brilliant, looking at the stars is amazing. I will keep my fingers crossed.

  3. Pat says:

    I’ve got my padded coat already packed!

  4. Barbara Powdrill says:

    Would love this very special treat, in a nice town, great hotel with my lovely husband.

  5. Jenny Turner says:

    What a star of a prize

  6. MIKE BOND says:


  7. Tommy Handley says:

    Epic prize!

  8. alison veasey says:

    Great prize!

  9. Bobby Davison says:

    Would love to win this

  10. Richard O'Mahony says:

    Excilent prize

  11. Dawn Beresford says:

    A perfect gift for the star I have by my side each day, my partner.

  12. Helen says:

    Great prize

  13. Joyce Willis says:

    Chance of a lifetime!

  14. Joanne Gove says:

    OMG I love Scotland, what a a Star of a prize :))

  15. Tracy Jenner says:

    Seeing stars in the skies would put stars in my eyes!

  16. Charlotte Drummond says:

    love the stars

  17. Sandra Tindall says:

    What a stary brite competition x

  18. Anne Cowan says:

    That would be amazing!

  19. Sue wetherell says:

    Sounds and looks a lovely place – here’s hoping x

  20. Lin Young says:

    Oh what a trip to this sight
    under a sparkling Scottish sky
    with a tasty hamper to share at night
    Hoping the winner is Me and You and I

  21. jean says:

    I’ve stars in my eyes

  22. Stephen Fowler says:

    Due to having cancer a nice relaxing star-gazing break in Scotland could be just what the doctor ordered. 🙂

  23. Sheila says:

    What an incredible break that would be!

  24. Linda Thorn says:

    amazing prize

  25. Hayley Allcoat says:

    One of the places I haven’t visited yet so would love to win this prize.

  26. Janice says:

    Love the stars!

  27. joan garland says:

    this would be a great trip

  28. Mark Shaw says:

    Would love to see the milky way and an eclispse

  29. Donna Caldwell says:

    This would be so romantic I think

  30. Barbra Roberts says:

    This would be an amazing trip, right in between mine and my husbands birthdays!

  31. Ian Summerscales says:

    As a keen stargazer – a whole few days devoted to it sounds wonderful!

  32. louise gazeley says:

    Forget your usual ‘Red Carpet’ do’s it’s the Castle MacLellan ‘Night With The Stars’ I’d choose!

  33. chris smith says:

    brilliant prize

  34. Christine Jeffries says:

    Beam me up Scotty. Star-gazing here I come.

  35. SUSAN JONES says:


  36. Gill Winfield says:

    If only! Sounds a great trip.

  37. Linda Thorn says:


  38. Sara granby says:

    I would LOVE to win this prize. My boyfriend and I have a limited edition print of “a possible new earth” Gliese 581g above our bed – we LOVE everything ‘space’! 🙂

    Excellent prize – congratulations to anyone who wins this.

  39. Julie West says:

    Amazing Prize would love to Win

  40. Lorraine says:

    Be amazing to win

  41. debra kennedy says:

    wow! sounds great!

  42. carol cowton says:

    The solar eclipse happens on the month of MARCH on my birthday .I very much would like to win this special prize to witness this great moment plus staying in beautiful Scotland. Would be a real treat for me .

  43. Jackie says:

    Yes pick me please!

  44. JOHN BRATTON says:

    what a prize

  45. Les Holliday says:

    Am I a bright enough Star to join them?

  46. Rachel E says:

    Astronomy is my hobby. I’d love to be able to witness a total eclipse. There are very few opportunities that don’t involve a lot of travel and expense. This would be an amazing prize.

  47. Susan Jarrett says:

    great prize

  48. f brown says:

    Star gazing with the one I love would be wonderfully romantic!

  49. jeanette archer says:

    what a wonderful way to spend the eclipse

  50. AMANDA LETCH says:

    How Romantic, might take the Husband if i win lol

  51. Alison Thackray says:

    an illuminating prize 🙂

  52. jao Brown says:

    The stars would be shining on me if I won

  53. Julie Owen says:

    Would be great for lots of reasons, but some time with Hubby under a nIght sky would be best reason of all.

  54. Di Ruddock says:

    Would love to take hubby, I been with my girlfriends but how romantic to be with him

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