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Schools Out For Summer – Win £100 Worth of Summer Play Products

School is out for summer so we here at Longacres want to help you make the most of it!

To keep the kids entertained this summer, we’re running a competition to win £100 worth of Summer play products. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning this amazing prize is send us a picture of your outdoors den or play area! Whether it be a tree house, a fairy garden patch, a Wendy house, a pop up tent or even a couple of sofa cushions made in to a fort on the lawn, we want to see you enjoying and making the most of the summer!

To enter, simply post your image on the Longacres Facebook page and be sure to show us some love with a ‘Like’ & a ‘Share’ on the pinned post at the top of the page. Good luck everyone and be sure to put on some sun cream before venturing outside to snap a photo!


Entries must be submitted by the 07/08/16 at 11:59pm with the winner being announced on the evening of 08/08/16. All images must be your own. Maximum of one entry per child. Parents and guardians can upload multiple pictures if you have more than 1 child. To be in with a chance of winning you must have hit the like and share buttons on the pinned post at the top of the Longacres Facebook page. If any children are included in your picture that are not your own you MUST get consent from their parents or guardians. Longacres does not take responsibility for any pictures that are submitted that break the previous rule – but can remove anything at the request of parents or guardians via a private message to the page. If you do not have a Facebook account but would still like to enter, you can email us a picture to customerservices@longacres.co.uk and we will upload it for you. Winner must be able to pick out and collect prizes from our Bagshot branch (yes you get to choose your own prizes up to £100.00 in value!)

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Lego Master Builder Competition at Longacres

So who’d like to win themselves £100 worth of LEGO sets from Longacres?

All you have to do is throw that instruction manual out the window and come up with something new and different. We don’t mind what it is, we just want to see your creations! Post a picture of your creation on the Longacres Facebook competition post and click that ‘Share’ & ‘Like’ button on the post to be in with a chance of winning. Good luck everyone!

You can find our Facebook page here – our competition post can be found pinned to the top of the page for ease and convenience.

Lego Master Builder

Lego Master Builder

All entries must be uploaded by 22/08/2015 at 23:59pm to be valid. All posts must be original; if we feel that you are not the original creator of the pictured LEGO creation then your entry may be withdrawn. Winners’ item can only be posted to a UK address. Judges decision is final. £100 voucher can only be redeemed at Longacres against LEGO products. This Voucher is non-transferable, cannot be sold and no cash alternative will be given.

Longacres reserve the right to use any images of LEGO creations uploaded on to the Longacres Facebook page on their other social media accounts or how they see fit.

This promotions is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the promotion will be directed to Longacres garden centre, not Facebook.

Win a Springfree Trampoline courtesy of Rainbow Play!

Are you and your children planning a visit to meet Santa in his grotto at either our Bagshot or Shepperton stores? Then you can be in with a chance to win a Springfree Trampoline courtesy of Rainbow Play worth a whopping £775!

Longacres and Rainbow Play Trampoline Competition Flyer

To enter the draw is simple:

  • Pick up a Grotto Activity Sheet near to the entrance of the grotto
  • Keep an eye out for all of the woodland critters around the grotto and tick them off the sheet as you go along
  • ‘Like’ the Longacres & Rainbow Play Facebook pages when you next get a chance
  • Leave your contact details on the activity sheet and place in one of the post boxes around the grotto before you leave (so that we can let you know if you’re our lucky winner!)
  • Keep your fingers crossed!

There’s no need to book your entry to the grotto, but if your time is limited then we advise you phone ahead to check on the current queue cut off time.

The prize draw will take place on December 24th so best of luck and enjoy your visit to Santa!

French Marigold

Longacres Garden Centre for Best Plant Retailer Award with The Sun

For the third year, The Sun are running a competition to find Britain’s Best Plant Retailer to find the best places in the country to get good plants, at a fair price, from friendly helpful staff – we hope you think of Longacres in this way!

As well as letting us know you think highly of us, there are 40 x £25 prizes of National Garden Gift Vouchers that will be sent to winning voters chosen at random once the counting is complete. In order to have a chance of winning one of these, the voting slip needs to be completed with a full name and address.

We hope you will support our chance to become recognised as one of the best plant retailers by voting for us – from August 1st to 31st you will find voting slips and a box to put them in by the tills at Longacres Garden Centre. Thank you!

It’s competition time!

** It’s competition time! **

All you have to do is click like & share on this post and guess how many balls are in this pool to win the pictured pool and its content! (Staff excluded – sorry!)

How it works:

The closest or exact answer will be the winner and in the event of more than one person guessing the correct answer, the person to guess first will win. You can only guess once and your guess must be left in the comment section below the post on the Longacres Facebook page. The closing date is Sunday 17th August and we will announce the lucky winner on Monday 18th August!

You can click here to view our full range of pools. Good luck everyone and happy guessing!

Pool Comp

Win 4,000 Loom Bands & Extras with Longacres!

Win a 2,000+500 Loom Band Kit including hook tools, s-clips, charms & more! Plus 5 packs of 300 scented bands – totalling a massive 4,000 loom bands! To be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is show us a picture of your Loom Band creation!


Pick yourself up a Loom Band Set from Longacres by clicking here! Then create a fantastic, eye catching and amazing Loom Band creation and either:

  1. Post a picture onto the Longacres Facebook page
  2. Post on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #LaLoomBand & @LongacresGC

Best of luck everyone – we can’t wait to see what you come up with!

Loom band 2014

BBC and RHS ‘Designs on Chelsea’ competition

This could be of interest to any of the Longacres gardeners out there – the BBC and the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are looking for keen amateur gardeners who would like to compete for a chance of going to the RHS Chelsea show and have their own garden design shown on the Main Avenue stand!

They are looking for amateur garden designers and garden design students or graduates to take part. Filming for the BBC 2 show will take place in July, August and September. You can see details and apply on the following link:


The competition is open to anyone 18 or over, and it’s amateurs only – professional garden designers may NOT apply! Don’t delay – the entrance window closes very soon.

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