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Win One of Two Grand Prize Trips
to the UNESCO World Heritage City of Bath, England!

The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen Sweepstakes is a celebration of Jane Austen’s life and her literary work in a way that gives back to her many fans around the world. The sweepstakes includes two grand prize trips to the historical city of Bath, England, her one-time home during the Regency era, just in time to enjoy the annual Jane Austen Festival in September 2016.

Enter daily using the official entry form on this page from January 4, 2016, through April 14, 2016, for a chance to win the following two grand prizes, depending on whether you reside in the US, Canada or Great Britain:

Grand Prize Trip for two adults from the U.S. or Canada to London and Bath

  • Grand prize includes round-trip economy class air travel for two adults to London* with a one-night hotel stopover in London, two round-trip train tickets to Bath, three-night lodging in Bath with daily breakfast for two, and specified local tours and activities.

Grand Prize Trip for two adults from Great Britain to Bath

  • Grand prize for Great Britain residents includes round-trip train or economy class airline travel for two adults to Bath, depending on which mode of travel is most cost-efficient from the winner’s residence in Great Britain. Three-night lodging in Bath with daily breakfast for two, and specified local tours and activities.

In Bath, explore the cobblestone streets of the city and the picturesque valley of the River Avon, which is the setting for several pivotal chapters in The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen, Hemingway’s new historical novel reimagining Austen’s life. The Grand Prizes include free two-day admittance to the Jane Austen Festival, which begins Friday, Sept. 9; a three-night stay with daily breakfast for two** at Three Abbey Green, a Four Star Gold Award guest house in the heart of central Bath; a tour of Bath and the surrounding countryside including Jane Austen’s house, the famous Bath Abbey, Roman Baths, the iconic Pulteney Bridge and Weir, Royal Crescent and King’s Castle among other sites; an exclusive tea with Collins Hemingway, author of The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen; and signed copies of his new novel.

MONTHLY PRIZES (4 Winners in Total)

Throughout the sweepstakes, you may also win one of four monthly prizes, which will include signed copies of The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen and an exclusive Skype conversation about the novel with the author.

No purchase necessary. You may enter the sweepstakes using the form below.

River Avon
Bath’s iconic Pultney Bridge
Roman Baths
The Roman Baths in historic Bath
Stonehenge
Visit Stonehenge near Bath
Bath, England
Medieval town of Bath, England

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The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen Sweepstakes 2016 has concluded.

Karen vanMeenen of Rochester, New York, and Vicki Smith of Manea in Cambridgeshire, England, are our lucky Grand Prize Winners. Congratulations to them both. Be sure to follow The Marriage of Miss Jane Austen blog and join our mail list here.

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To enter you must be 18 years of age or older (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older).

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes begins at 9:01 AM CT on January 4, 2016 and ends at 11:59PM CT on April 14, 2016. Only open to the legal residents of the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the US Virgin Islands, the District of Columbia, Canada (excluding the province of Quebec) and Great Britain, 18 years of age or older (or the age of majority in the jurisdiction of their residence, whichever is older) at the time of entry. Each Grand Prize Winner and his/her travel companion must travel together on the same itinerary and must travel to/from London on the following dates: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 and Monday, September 12, 2016 (flight dates subject to airline availability). See Official Rules for full details including eligibility restrictions, prizes, and prize limitations, available at www.austenmarriage.com/official-rules. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received. Sponsor: Collins Hemingway, 70 W. Century Drive, Suite 100-246, Bend, Oregon, USA 97702. Void where prohibited.

**The Grand Prize trips do not include food, beverages (except where indicated), additional travel or miscellaneous expenses, as explained in the Official Rules.

Grand Prize Description

Official Rules