Reader competitions

Two competitions in the spring 2017 edition of BH Life magazine, courtesy of The Purbeck Breezer and Marwell Zoo.

The Purbeck Breezer is a fantastic day out for all the family. Route 50 is often open top and a great day out from Bournemouth to Swanage via the Sandbanks chain ferry - yes, a bus on a boat! 

To be in with a chance of winning one of five free group dayriders for a family on one of the Purbeck Breezers, just answer the simple question below. 

Q: What popular Purbeck Breezer bus route goes on the Sandbanks ferry? 

a) route 30

b) route 40

c) route 50

d) route 60

To enter, email your answer and contact details to: or send a postal entry to: BH Life competition, Bournemouth Council, Town Hall, Bournemouth, BH2 6DY.

Closing date: 31 May 2017

Marwell Zoo has a new Lemur Walkthrough to explore this summer so why not visit and spend some time with these playful primates? You could win one of three family tickets for a fun-packed day out at Marwell Zoo by answering the simple question below.

Q: Which animal will be in the new walkthrough opening at Marwell Zoo this summer?

a) Grevy's zebra

b) Ring-tailed lemur

c) Pygmy hippo

Closing date: 20 May 2017

*Competition terms and conditions apply.

Previous winners

Congratulations to our previous competition winners. They are: 

  • Yellow Buses annual bus pass winner announced soon
  • C Toller from Bournemouth won a Christmas party at The Cumberland Hotel or New Ocean Beach Hotel as featured in the autumn 2016 magazine.
  • M Edwards won 'Air Festival front row seats' including brunch at The Cumberland Hotel after winning the competition as featured in the summer 2016 magazine.
  • G Hickson received a pair of tickets for The Glenn Miller Orchestra, whilst Zac Farley, Pam Wilks and Win Barton each received family tickets to Marwell Zoo. Both of these competitions appeared in our spring 2016 edition.

  • S Morse won free group entry to 'Cyantist' and D Rosser received a pair of tickets to Anton and Erin's 'Just Gotta Dance' as featured in the winter 2015/16 edition.

  • The winner of The Cumberland Hotel's Christmas party prize, as featured in the autumn 2015 edition of the magazine, was J Philips.
  • C Wilson from Poole, won The Cumberland Hotel's Air Festival experience competition as featured in the summer 2015 edition of BH Life magazine.


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