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Waves crashing over the cobb in Lyme regis

This Christmas season we’ve teamed up with Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance to find the photograph which best portrays “Winter in Lyme Regis” for the Lyme Bay Holidays Christmas Photo Competition.

Send us your wintery snaps for a chance to win a £50 amazon gift card and to have your photo featured on our 2022 Lyme Bay Holidays Christmas cards.

Plus, for every entry we receive we’ll donate 50p to Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, to support their incredible work to provide relief from sickness and injury for the people of these counties.

How to Enter the Christmas Photo Competition

Waves crashing over the cobb in Lyme regis

To enter simply send your chosen image via email to, with the subject line “Winter in Lyme Regis”, please include your contact details and the name you would like used for photo accreditation. There is a limit of one entry per person and photo files must be no larger than 5MB.

Entry will close on Friday 18th November or once 750 entries are received, whichever is soonest.

There is no entry fee and no purchase necessary to enter the competition. By entering our competition, an entrant is indicating their agreement to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

Terms and Conditions

  • This competition is promoted by Sykes Cottages Ltd (Trading as Lyme Bay Holidays), Registration No. 4469189 and whose registered office is at One City Place, Chester, CH1 3BQ, United Kingdom. (The “Promotor”).
  • Photograph entries should not contain identifiable people or any personal information.
  • Photograph entries must be under 5 MB and must be submitted in .jpg or .png format.
  • All submissions must be the entrant’s own work, and they must own the copyright to any photographs entered.
  • The winner will be notified via email within a month of the competition deadline. Once notified the winner must reply within 10 days. If the selected winner in unreachable, ineligible, disqualified or fails to claim the prize, the winner automatically forfeits the prize.
  • By entering, the entrant is agreeing to allow Sykes Cottages & Lyme Bay Holidays to use and publish their submission on websites and media platforms.
  • The winning image will be printed on Christmas cards to be used by Lyme Bay Holidays and Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. An accreditation for the image can be printed on the back of the card, this text can be a maximum of 30 characters long and must be provided at time of entry.
  • The Promoter reserves the right to reject entries that it deems are not suitable or non-genuine entries.
  • A 50p charity donation will be given to Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance for every entry made which meets the competition criteria, up to a maximum of 750 entries. And with a minimum donation of £100.
  • All personal data submitted by an entrant in connection with this competition is submitted voluntarily, and will be used by Sykes Cottages for the purpose of administrating the Christmas Photography Competition. See Sykes Cottages’ Privacy Policy for more information.
  • These terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
  •  In the event of circumstances outside the reasonable control of the Promoter, or otherwise where fraud, abuse, and/or an error (human or computer) affects or could affect the proper operation of this competition or the awarding of the prize, and only where circumstances make this unavoidable, the Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition.