Win a stunning Scottish castle for the same price as a pizza

If you’d like to move into more regal surroundings this Christmas, and help a range charities (all for the price of a pizza) then this competition ticks all the boxes.

Orchardton Castle, located in Dumfries and Galloway, is up for grabs for one lucky winner thanks to the current owner’s decision to run a prize draw in aid of charities.

The history of the castle is described as: “Completed by William Douglas Robinson in the 1880’s, on the site of a mansion dating from around 1761, Orchardton was built in ‘Scottish Baronial’ style.

The building has seen life as a hotel, a school and a hospital for wounded soldiers.”


Picture: Orchardton Castle Facebook

With 45 bedrooms – which include three fully contained flats – impressive hallways, original features, grounds that span five acres and access to a private beach, Orchardton Castle is an impressive abode.

Entries for the draw are £5, with chosen charities, Rainbow Trust and Mossburn Community Farm, benefiting from 100,000 ticket sales.


If the ticket target of 550,000 is reached, then the charities will get at least £250,000.

Anyone interested in the draw can find out more information (and enter) here.


Picture: Orchardton Castle,

Entry forms also include nominations for other local charities that could benefit from the ticket sales.

The current owner has said: “The competition is a great way to make money for important causes and I only need enough to have somewhere for my family to live.”


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