Army&You has sourced some fantastic prizes for British Army families to win. Entries have now closed.

Terms and Conditions
One entry per household per giveaway. Closing date for entries is 3 July unless stated otherwise. Your details will not be used for marketing purposes. Winners’ names will be published here. These prizes are open to anyone with a soldier on their life – please read our full terms and conditions here.

CANALMessing about on boats

Discover the joys of a holiday spent winding around the UK’s canals by entering our competition with Anglo Welsh, the narrowboat holiday company. You could win a short break on a boat for four people, worth up to £785.

From rural retreats to waterside city centres, Anglo Welsh offers a choice of more than 160 boats from 11 bases across England and Wales. Visit iconic sites like the Anderton Boat Lift in Cheshire or the World Heritage Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in North Wales for a magical experience afloat.

You don’t need to be an expert – tuition is provided as part of the package, and Anglo Welsh offers all British Service personnel up to 15 per cent off. Visit or call 0117 304 1122.

Terms and Conditions
Competition open to serving Regular or Reserve personnel and their immediate families. Short breaks can be weekend (3 nights) or midweek (4 nights). The boat can be booked from Trevor, Great Haywood, Bunbury, Oxford, Wootton Wawen or Tardebigge bases only, and must be from price band A. The holiday can be taken any time in 2016, subject to availability. Anglo Welsh’s terms and conditions for hirers can be found at No other discounts or offers can run in conjunction. A winner wishing to book an upgraded boat can top up at their own expense. Fuel is included but no other expenses are included, including travel insurance. Prizes are not transferable and cannot be exchanged for cash.

ARTThe art of a great day out

For a great family outing this summer, why not head to Warwickshire’s Compton Verney art gallery and park?

Enjoy playing games in the wide open spaces, walking around the lake, trying out the dipping platform to see what’s hidden in the lake’s watery depths and spotting animals from the bird hide.

In the gallery, backpack guides will take you on a journey around the permanent collections and you’ll love the world-class exhibitions. There are also fabulous arty activities during every school holiday and for under-fives during term time.

Go to to see what’s on.

We are offering up two family day tickets (two adults and up to four children), worth £30 each.

DOGMATCreature comforts

Your dog will love to get comfy on the new super-absorbent Scruffs Noodle Dry mat. Soaking up excess moisture, it enables your canine’s coat to dry quickly.

Micro-fibre chenille is used to produce the “noodles”, made from millions of textured, ultrafine strands.

Measuring 90x60cm and machine washable, the mat soaks up water like a sponge and provides a comfortable surface for your four-legged friend to rest on. Available from

You could win one of three Noodle Dry mats, worth £24.99 each.

EUREKAGet hands on at Eureka!

At Eureka! The National Children’s Museum, nothing is behind a glass cabinet. It’s the only fully interactive museum totally dedicated to children aged 0-11 in the UK.

Situated in Halifax, Eureka! has more than 400 hands-on exhibits designed to inspire enquiring minds to find out about themselves and the world around them.

There are six zones to discover, each with a different theme. Go to to find out more.

Army&You has three annual family passes (up to five people), worth £64.75 each, to give away.

WINGSWHEELSWings & Wheels 2016

Rev up for a fantastic event this summer when Wings & Wheels returns to Dunsfold Aerodrome, Surrey, on 27 and 28 August to celebrate its 12th show.

Five-hour air displays showcase jets and helicopters, while on the ground, the Wheel Zone features a crowd line parade and hair-raising stunts.

As the last plane touches down the party starts across the arena with a mix of musical entertainment. To book tickets, visit

We’re offering one weekend family ticket with camping, worth £165, plus two runner-up prizes of a family ticket, worth £60, for either the Saturday or Sunday.

Weekend family ticket includes admission for two adults and up to 3 children age 5-15 (under 5s are free) on both days plus a weekend camping pitch for up to five people on a 9m x 9m standard pitch (no electricity) from Friday 26 Aug to Monday 29 August 2016. Open to serving Regular or Reserve personnel and their immediate family.

PHONECASESSmart covers

Customise your mobile with a stylish wooden phone cover engraved with your soldier’s regiment or corps.

Military Covers is a family business run by Army wife Hayley Rowley from a quarter in Colchester. It’s licensed by the MOD to use current and disbanded military insignia on its products.

Cases are available for all iPhones from the iPhone 5 onwards, and for Samsung S5, S6, S6 Edge, S7 and S7 Edge models. Order yours at

You could win one of three personalised covers, worth £24.99 each.

SILVERSTONESummer speed at Silverstone

Silverstone Classic – 29 to 31 July – is the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival, featuring more than 1,000 cars taking part in 20+ races and in excess of 10,000 privately owned classic vehicles displayed on the infield.

Enjoy the race paddocks, covered grandstand seating, live action on the big screens, interactive driving activities and a free funfair. At sundown, acts including The Boomtown Rats take to the stage.

One lucky reader will win tickets for four (two adults, two kids) for either the Friday or Sunday.

A Soldier’s Tale

What if social media had existed in 1914? What would a young soldier in the Territorial Force post on Facebook and Twitter?

The idea behind A Soldier’s Tale was to paint a realistic picture of the First World War that would engage all ages, particularly younger people. This unique project tells the story of Walter and covers the entire war, providing not only his own experiences but those of his family and girlfriend, Lily, back in England.

We have two copies, priced £7.99 each, to give away.

KNITSKRIEGCOMPKnitskrieg: A Call to Yarns

For all the hi-tech kit which has made soldiers’ lives easier over the centuries, wool has enjoyed an enduring relationship with the Services. In our summer edition, we catch up with Joyce Meader, author of Knitskrieg: A Call to Yarns and wife of a Territorial Army veteran, to find out more about the role knitting has played – and continues to play – in the military.

Knitskrieg takes a look at woollens and warfare from the Crimea and Waterloo to the American Civil War and on into the conflicts of the 20th century.  

Army&You readers can buy a copy of Knitskrieg, published by Uniform, at a discounted price of £15.99 – see our summer edition for details.

We’re offering three readers the chance to win a copy. Just answer the question on page 59 and enter on the form below.

Entries have now closed. Thanks for your interest.

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