BWWC Photography Competition 2018

2018 BWWC Photography Competition


·         Best Landscape Photograph

·         Best Wildlife Photograph

·         Best Bird Photograph

·         Best Insect/Plant Photograph

Entrance Criteria:

Submitted photographs must have been taken by a Grant Arms Hotel Guest during their stay here at the Grant Arms Hotel between 01/01/2018 and 31/12/2018.  Professional photographers are not allowed to enter this competition.

·        Photographs are to be sent to BWWC Programme Organiser by 05/01/2019.  Photographs can be sent via email in jpeg form (to, posted using a CD/DVD (using jpeg file format) or sent via a file sharing link such as drop box.

·        The file name of your photographs must be titled with the species/location and date taken.

·        There is no limit to the number of photographs you can enter and you are welcome to enter photographs into more than one category. 

1st Prize Overall winner - A 4-night stay at the Grant Arms Hotel for two people on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis, sharing a twin or double room (subject to room availability and excluding stays over Special Events).  This free stay must be taken by 31st December 2019.

3 x Runners Up Prizes (for the best photograph in each of the other 3 categories) - £150 voucher towards a 4-night stay (or longer) on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis (subject to room availability and excluding stays over Special Events).  Vouchers must be used by 31st December 2019.


·         The Judge will be appointed by the BWWC.  The photos will be sent to the judge without any reference to the name of the entrant. The decision of the judge is final.

·         The welfare of the wildlife subject of any photograph is of greater importance than the photograph itself. Any photo which shows evidence of disturbance or distress to the subject will be disqualified. Please take care to avoid harming the environment in the process of your photography.

·         Submitted photographs may be used on the BWWC/Grant Arms Hotel Websites, in The Watcher newspaper, or within other BWWC publicity or promotional material (e.g. in advertisements locally or in magazines such as Bird Watching or RSPB Birds) without prior permission from you. Any time one of your photos is used by BWWC, we will credit it with your name. BWWC will never pass on your photograph for use by any third parties. 

·         The Competition is open to amateur photographers only (as we appreciate that some amateurs do make some money from their photography, for the purposes of this competition, less than 25% of your annual income can be made from your photography)

VALENTINES BREAK Mon 11th - Fri 15th February 2019

Celebrate Valentines by treating your loved one to a wildlife filled break and a romantic dinner.  Includes a progranmme of walks and trips with local wildlife guides and our Guest Speaker.  From £356pp DB&B for 4 nights

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