Competition Terms and Conditions

The person nominating the essential worker must like our Facebook page or follow us on Instagram.

All entries must be submitted by email to with the words "Competition Entry" and the name of the nominated person in the subject header.

The prize includes a seven-night, self-catering stay at one of our four Holmfirth properties.

The properties can host as follows:

  • Eider – Sleeps four
  • Shelduck – Sleeps six
  • Mallard – Sleeps three
  • Teal – Sleeps four
The winner is entitled to bring the appropriate number of guests depending on the property that they choose, subject to availability.

Please note: All our properties are smoke free, so smoking is not permitted in line with government regulations.

Arrival date is to be specified and the holiday must be completed before 17 December 2020. The winner can select an alternate date depending on availability at the full discretion of Your Yorkshire Time.

Travel costs are NOT included as part of the prize. The winner is responsible for making their own travel arrangements to Holmfirth.

Spending money and other expenses are NOT included as part of the prize.

Your Yorkshire Time’s properties are provided on a 'self catering' basis. Linen and towels will be provided. Your Yorkshire Time will pay utility costs including water, gas and electricity on a 'fair use' basis.

Prize may not be sold on online auction sites. Prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable for cash, or any other alternative.

Entries will open at 00:00am on 1st August 2020 and close at 11.59pm on 15th August 2020.

Any entries received before the opening and after the closing of the application process will be invalid and will not be entered.

Entrants must be 18 years of age or over and have been an essential worker during the Covid-19 restrictions. When contacted, the winner may be asked to provide proof of age and will be asked for proof of employment as an essential worker.

This competition is open to permanent residents of the UK only.

Any entries which are incomplete, incorrect, incomprehensible, or offensive will be void.

By providing Your Yorkshire Time with your entry details you are agreeing to allow Your Yorkshire Time to use this content in any of their future communications and marketing material and you agree to have your photograph taken or provide images of your stay that can be used for marketing purposes

Entrants’ contact information and details will not be shared with third parties.

The winner will be selected at random.

The winner is at the full discretion of Your Yorkshire Time. The decision of Your Yorkshire Time is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Your Yorkshire Time will attempt to notify the winner within three days after the closing date. Entrants will be contacted by email.

The winner will have seven days in which to claim their prize. If Your Yorkshire Time are unable to notify the winner, or if the winner fails to respond within the fixed time period, this may result in forfeiture of the prize and Your Yorkshire Time reserves the right to select an alternative winner in accordance with these terms and conditions and the competition information.

Upon confirmation of acceptance the winner may be announced on the Your Yorkshire Time social media channels.

The winner must complete a guest booking form detailing full contact details.

The prize is subject to availability and the terms and conditions as outlined below.

Your Yorkshire Time may change or restrict the arrival dates from the intended dates above.

Prize information will be sent out via email after the winner has accepted their prize, and arrangements will be made for dates and times of arrival.

Employees connected with this promotion from Your Yorkshire Time, Travel Agents, any employees of third-party prize suppliers and promotional agencies and their families are excluded from taking part in this competition.

Anyone found to be a third-party supplier will automatically forfeit the prize and a redraw will take place.

No purchase is necessary to enter this competition.

Entry instructions and prize descriptions form part of these terms and conditions.

These terms may be subject to change during the competition period.

By entering this competition, you agree to these terms.

Your Yorkshire Time accepts no greater duty of care for the winner than they do any other customer.

Your Yorkshire Time is a registered trading name.

Appendix 1
List of essential workers
For the purposes of the competition we recognise essential workers as follows:

All NHS and social care staff, including:

✴ doctors, nurses, midwives, paramedics, social workers, care workers, and other frontline health and social care staff, including volunteers and unpaid carers
✴ the support and specialist staff required to maintain the UK’s health and social care sector
✴ those working as part of the health and social care supply chain, including producers and distributors of medicines, and medical and personal protective equipment
✴ NHS Blood and Transplant frontline staff (blood donation staff, specialist nurses for organ donation, staff running therapeutic apheresis services in NHS hospitals)
✴ those providing ancillary support to NHS workers (such as hotel accommodation for NHS staff)
✴ personal care assistants

• Essential public services staff, including:
✴ prisons, probation, courts and tribunals staff, judiciary
✴ religious staff
✴ charities and workers delivering critical frontline services
✴ those responsible for the management of the deceased
✴ journalists and broadcasters covering coronavirus or providing public service broadcasting
✴ public health and environmental staff, such as specialist community public health nursing

• Public safety and national security staff, including:
✴ police and support staff
✴ Ministry of Defence civilians, contractors and armed forces personnel (those critical to the delivery of critical defence and national security outputs and critical to the response to the coronavirus pandemic), including defence medical staff
✴ fire and rescue service employees (including support staff),
✴ National Crime Agency staff, those maintaining border security, prison and probation staff and other national security roles, including those overseas
✴ British Transport Police and the Maritime and Coastguard Agency

• Transport workers, including:
✴ those who keep the air, water, road and rail passenger and freight transport modes operating during the coronavirus response
✴ those working on transport systems through which supply chains pass

• Education and childcare workers, including:
✴ support and teaching staff
✴ social workers
✴ specialist education professionals

• Critical personnel in the production and distribution of food, drink and essential goods, including:
✴ those involved in food production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery
✴ those critical to the provision of other essential goods, such as medical supply chain and distribution workers, including community pharmacy and testing (such as PHE labs), and veterinary medicine
✴ workers critical to the continuity of essential movement of goods

• local and national government staff critical to the effective delivery of the coronavirus response, or delivering essential public services, such as the payment of benefits

• public and environmental health staff, including in government agencies and arm’s length bodies

• funeral industry workers

• frontline local authority staff and volunteers, including

✴ those working with vulnerable children and adults, victims of domestic abuse, and the homeless and rough sleepers (and hotel staff supporting these groups)
✴ voluntary sector organisations providing substance misuse treatment

• utilities, communication and financial services staff, including:
✴ staff needed for essential financial services provision (including but not limited to workers in banks, building societies and financial market infrastructure)
✴ the oil, gas, electricity and water sectors (including sewerage)
✴ information technology and data infrastructure sector and primary industry supplies to continue during the coronavirus response
✴ essential staff working in the civil nuclear, chemicals, telecommunications (including but not limited to network operations, field engineering, call centre staff, IT and data infrastructure, 999 and 111 essential services), postal services and delivery, payments providers and waste disposal sectors