Competitions

Wish I Was There Winners

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In the middle of January we launched the ‘Wish I Was There’ competition to help everyone through the winter months and get us in the mood for holidays in the sun. All that was required was that entrants posted a picture that epitomised their favourite holiday – nothing technical, just something that would cheer up [...]

Wish I Was There Photo Competition

Wish You Were There

IT’S COMPETITION TIME – WISH I WAS THERE!   With Christmas behind us, the New Year upon us and the weather taking a frosty turn, we here at Al Fresco Holidays thought we’d help you hold off the temptation to hibernate by offering a little something to brighten up these dark winter months. I’m sure [...]

Announcing The Cycling Route Winner!

Recently we ran a competition to give away some top of the range cycling equipment. All you had to do to be in with a chance of winning was send us a Google Map of your favourite cycling route.  That’s it! Up for grabs were a Suunto Ambit2 Sapphire GPS Watch (worth £450), a Dogcam [...]

Competition: Favourite Cycling Route

How do you fancy winning some top of the range cycling equipment? With the Tour de France now over and another fantastic British winner being crowned, the cycling community continues to grow across the country. Here at Al Fresco we’re well aware of the potential cost associated with fully immersing yourself in this great sport, [...]

WINNER, CONNOR RESTAN – MY WILD WEST BACK GARDEN

The saloon bar doors burst open and there he stood. Two foot tall and reeking of sour milk. It was Will, Will the kid, my arch enemy. We were in the Wild West, my back garden. My enemy? My little brother. He stood there stinky nappy, wellies on and ready to make my playtime HELL! [...]

JOINT SECOND PLACE, MILES HOLLAND – TEA POT TREE ISLAND

My travel agent booked me on a special offer to Tea Pot Tree Island. In the brochure it looked extraordinarily interesting. When I arrived everything seemed a little bit bonkers.Suddenly in front of me there were hundreds of jazzy walking teapots, dancing in all different directions. Amazingly, a bright pink spotty teapot lady whisked me [...]

JOINT SECOND PLACE, SAM HUGHES – JUNGLE CHASE

Once upon a time there was a monkey called Crashbangwallop. He was called Crashbangwallop because every time he tried to climb a tree, he fell out and went ‘crash bang wallop’! One day Crashbangwallop went on holiday to the Congo in Africa. The first thing he saw was a big gorilla, who chased him all [...]

RUNNER UP, MOLLY MACLEOD – THE MOUNTAIN PANTHER

A large black cat padded around a dismal cage. A clattering noise roused him from his trance and a pitiful slab of meat was thrown in. Then the young gamekeeper walked away. Immersed in his thoughts, the gamekeeper had left the cage gates ajar. The panther did not react immediately, but carried on his normal [...]

RUNNER UP, TIA FINCH – THE SWEETEST FALL

One sunny morning Tia and Roxy went out in the garden to pick some flowers for their mum. As they skipped hand in hand down to the bottom of the garden, everything went black. “ahhhhhhhhhh” Tia and Roxy screamed as they fell further and further into a deep, dark hole. They were blinded by the [...]

RUNNER UP, ELIJAH SMART – A BRAVE KNIGHT

  Once there lived a brave knight. He lived in a splendid castle. His name was Sir Thomas. One day he decided to go on a journey to Paris. He had a horse called Toby. Toby was pretty excited about this. “Giddy up” shouted Sir Thomas. Then they rode off into the sunset. As they [...]