Do you have a Christmas Tradition?

Collect a new Christmas bauble every year?

Or perhaps create that special tipple on Christmas morning before opening presents?

We’re offering one lucky family the chance to win a festive experience for four at Edinburgh's most prestigious address, 1 Princes Street and our iconic Scottish jewellery house, Hamilton & Inches. Celebrate the festive season in style with a slice of Balmoral life and check-in to one of their suites - your home from home for the evening of the 23rd December.

Experience a hearty Scottish breakfast at Hadrian's Brasserie and indulge in Festive Afternoon Tea under the glittering glass dome of Palm Court, and a sparkling Champagne experience with us here at 87 George Street.

There'll be time to relax and retreat from the world with full access to The Balmoral Spa throughout your stay and experience Edinburgh’s Christmas activities and markets.


How do I enter?

To enter, simply tell us via imagery or text what your timeless festive tradition is using our hashtag #TimelessTradition between the 28th November 2017 and 12th December 2017 for the chance to win:

The Prize

• A festive overnight experience for 4 on Saturday 23rd December.
• Breakfast at Hadrian’s or in the comfort of your room for 4.
• Festive Afternoon Tea for 4.
• A visit to Hamilton & Inches with Champagne.
• A Hamilton & Inches Sterling Silve 3 Inch Thistle Quaich engraved.

T&C: Entrants must be over 21. Prize is non transferable and cannot be sold. The winner will be selected by Friday 15th December 2017 via The Balmoral and Hamilton & Inches social media.

Terms & Conditions

1. The Promoter is Hamilton & Inches Ltd, a company registered in Scotland, whose company registration number is SC041917 and registered office is at 16 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DF. Hamilton & Inches’ main trading address is 87 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3EY. Hamilton & Inches’ registered VAT number is 717 0677 30.

2. The title of the competition is ‘#TimelessTraditions’. The competition is a prize draw allowing entrants to share their Timeless Tradition hashtagging #TimelessTraditions for a chance to win an experience for four at The Balmoral and Hamilton & Inches (‘the Competition’).

3. Competition entrants must be 21 or over and must be a UK resident.

4. Entries will not be accepted from employees of the Promoter and all members of the Promoter’s group or their family members.

5. Participation in the Competition is only through social media.

6. The Competition is free to enter and no purchase is necessary.

7. Entrants retain the copyright in their entries and grant The Balmoral hotel and its permitted licences a non-exclusive, royalty-free and irrevocable licence to use for their respective business purposes.

8. Entrants waive his/her moral rights although reasonable efforts will be made to mention the winner’s name alongside the winning entry.

9. The entry must be your own original work and contain no material which is libellous, obscene, a breach of privacy or otherwise unlawful.

10. How to Enter:
a. Simply tell us your festive timeless tradition with a photo or text what your tradition is using our hashtag #TimelessTradition. You could tweet us, show us on Instagram us or tell us on Facebook.
b. Several entries per person are permitted.
c. Entries need to be received between 28th November 2017 and 12th December 2017 (“the Closing Date”).
d. Entries received after the Closing Date will not be counted, accepted or considered.
e. The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries not successfully completed due to a technical fault, technical malfunction, computer hardware or software failure, satellite, network or server failure of any kind.

11. By submitting a Competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions and you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim the prize. The Promoter may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.

12. The Promoter accepts smartphone images.

13. Selection of Winner:
a. The winner of the Competition (“the Winner”) will be selected by the Promoter after the 12th December 2017. The Winner will be notified by email of successfully winning the Competition by Friday 15th December.
b. The winner will be chosen by The Promoter and will be decided on a number of criteria: image; style; subject of the image; social response.
c. The Promoters decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
d. If a Winner does not respond to the Promoter within 7 days of being notified by the Promoter or otherwise does not accept the prize, then the Winner’s Prize will be forfeited and the Promoter will be entitled to select another Winner in accordance with the process described above.
e. Details of the Winner (or another Winner in accordance with clause 9.b.) will be displayed on Hamilton & Inches’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram page after the Winner has accepted the prize.
f. The Winner agrees to take part in all reasonable competition related publicity surrounding the winning of the Prize and consents to the Promoter using their name in promotional materials.
g. Final responsibility for determining the operation of the Competition including eligibility and the Winner and all decisions relating to the Prize rest with the Promoter. The Promoter’s decision regarding any aspect of the prize draw is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

14. Prize: a. The Winner will receive:
• Suite dreams stay for a family of 4 on Saturday 23rd December.
• Breakfast at Hadrian’s or in the comfort of your room for 4.
• Festive Afternoon Tea for 4
• A visit to Hamilton & Inches with Champagne.
• A Hamilton & Inches Sterling Silver 3 Inch Thistle Quaich engraved

b. The prize is to be redeemed on the set date and the Promoter reserves the right to substitute any element of the prize.
c. The prize must be booked on the winning date with the Promoter.
d. Any additional costs incurred during the Winner’s stay will be invoiced to the guest at the end of their stay.
e. A cash equivalent is not available and the Prize is non-transferable and non-exchangeable.
f. The Prize elements must be redeemed during one visit to the hotel.

15. Entries that do not comply in full with these terms and conditions may be disqualified at the discretion of the Promoter. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse entry, or refuse to award the prize to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.

16. The Promoter reserves the right to amend, alter, or withdraw this Competition without prior notice where it becomes necessary to do so.

17. Insofar as permitted by law, the Promoter, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the Winner or accept any liability for loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize where it is caused by the negligence of the Promoter, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected. The Promoter shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations caused by (but not limited to) weather conditions, fire, flood, strike, hurricane, industrial dispute, war, terrorist activity, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, loss of connectivity, Internet or email failure or any other circumstances beyond the control of the Promoter.

18. By entering the Competition, you agree that your personal information may be held and used by the Promoter or its agents and suppliers for the purposes of the Competition. Your information will not be used for any purpose other than as stated in these Terms unless separately accepted by you.

19. By entering this prize draw you are consenting to receive commercial marketing messages and communications from Hamilton & Inches. You have the right to access, modify and request the destruction of your personal data at any time by sending a request to Hamilton & Inches; and you have the right to opt out from receiving such marketing and communication at any time by sending a message to Hamilton & Inches.

20. If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the Competition.


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