Win a family holiday at Center Parcs

24th March 2006 at 00:00
Need some quality time with your family? Want to switch off from work and get your life back? Treat yourselves to a week away from it all, by winning a family holiday at Center Parcs, one of the UK's leading holiday destinations.

Here's a chance to win a seven-night break for two adults and two children at one of Center Parcs's four English villages: Longleat Forest in Wiltshire, Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, Oasis Whinfell Forest in Cumbria or Elveden Forest in Suffolk. Set in 400 acres of woodland, the villages are child-friendly places where you can cycle, swim and socialise with nature as the backdrop. See more at

The winning holiday must be booked by June 2006 and taken by December 2006.

Limited dates available. Transport to and from Center Parcs, meals and leisure activities are not included. The prize is not transferable.

Ten runners-up win a DVD of the film Bee Season, a family drama starring Richard Gere and Juliette Binoche. Based on Myla Goldberg's critically acclaimed novel, the film takes us into the intimate workings of the Naumann family and the delicate threads that keep it together.

Eliza has a gift for spelling difficult words. When she wins her local spelling bee her father Saul (Gere), a professor of religious studies, sees something supernatural in her amazing ability and begins to coach her. But while his fascination grows into an obsession, he is unaware that the rest of his family is beginning to fall apart.

Bee Season is available to buy on DVD from March 27 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, price pound;19.99.

For your chance to win, just answer this question: "All happy families resemble one another, but every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way"

is the first line of which novel? a) Anna Karenina b) Swiss Family Robinson?

Mark your answer Family holiday and send it on a postcard to the TES address or by email to Remember to include your contact details. Entries close March 30.

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