Visit Winchester > Blog > Win a hamper of local gifts with the Winchester 12 Days of Christmas competition

Published December 2020

The Winchester district is brimming with local independent business full of unique hidden gems. Visit our Facebook and Instagram pages and enter the Winchester 12 Days of Christmas competition for your chance to win a copy of A Single Thread by bestselling author Tracy Chevalier and to be entered into a grand prize draw to win a hamper of local goodies.

One lucky winner will be able to enjoy a whole host of local treats from Winchester’s independent businesses who have all donated to the prize hamper.

£40 gift voucher from Clue Capers

Clue Capers is a local, independent escape room hosting a variety of challenges for the whole family. Enjoy this immersive experience and try something new.

ClueCapers - Escape Rooms in Winchester

Prize from Winchester Framing

Winchester Framing is a local independent business in Bridge Street, Winchester. The team have a wealth of experience in bespoke framing, visual arts, fibre and textiles arts, interior design and decoration. Stop by and say hello.

Winchester Framing shop from the outside

£25 gift voucher from Boutique ME

Boutique ME is a stylish clothing store sitting proudly in Bishop’s Waltham’s High Street. The team offer affordable, fashionable clothing and a friendly personal service – the perfect place to shop for that special item for any occasion.

£50 gift voucher from House of Gallett

House of Gallett holds a stunning collection of handpicked designer wear, both new and preloved. The shop also offers personal wardrobe sorts and personal styling advice. Find your new style and expand your wardrobe whilst recycling fashion.

Necklace from Burrells Winchester

Selling absolutely stunning jewellery from their shop on the Winchester high street, Burrells is the perfect place to go for that something special and sparkly. Whether you’re shopping for an engagement, wedding, birthday or for something under the tree Burrells will make your loved ones feel treasured.

Bike hire from Bespoke Biking

Enjoy a bicycle ride for two thanks to Bespoke Biking. Enjoy a voucher to hire a tandem bike or two adult bikes for the day and explore the Winchester district. Bespoke biking is a social enterprise dedicated to getting more people cycling in Winchester.

A couple on a tandem bike in the Hampshire countryside

A family ticket, mug and scarf from the Hampshire Cultural Trust 

Enjoy a family visit (up to five people, maximum two adults) to the Winchester City Museum and Westgate Museum for a year thanks to the Hampshire Cultural Trust. Your souvenir is already taken care of with a Winchester City Museum mug & ladies scarf in the hamper as well. Hampshire Cultural Trust was established as an independent charity in 2014 to promote Hampshire as a county that offers outstanding cultural experiences to both its residents and visitors.

Children looking at Roger Brown model of Winchester - City Museum

A prize from the Hospital of St Cross

The Hospital of St Cross is a beautiful group of Grade I listed buildings dating from 1132 and is home to 25 Brothers. Visitors can admire the medieval architecture, absorb the quiet calm in the fine transitional Norman church, explore the beautiful flower gardens and explore the Wayfarer’s Dole, which is a small beaker of beer and a morsel of bread.

St Cross Hospital

A Festive Glass Platter from Forme

The winner of the hamper can enjoy their Christmas treats from a beautiful festive platter from Forme this year. Forme offers luxurious Italian & French interior design for your home believing that living surrounded by style and beauty makes us happier and more confident.

More gifts will be added to the hamper throughout the competition. Check back to see a full list of prizes and good luck.