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4th February 2019

Book your Ben Fund discounted break – Ballot for holiday homes now open!

Our ballot has now opened and we are pleased to offer members a second holiday home to choose from.
Court Cottage is our new property offering members and their families a fabulous break in South Devon.
The quaint two-bedroom luxury residence is situated on the Hillfield Village self-catering holiday estate and is just two miles from Dartmouth.

Follow the link to enter the Court Cottage ballot.

Members can also bid for a week to stay at, the ever popular, Peel’s Retreat in Weymouth, Dorset. This seaside property sleeps up to 6 people and dogs are welcome.

To enter this ballot simply click here

If you have been a member of the Fund for at least six months you will be eligible to bid for a week to stay at either of our holiday homes*.

You can register your interest via our website until 25 February 2019 and then a ballot will take place to decide which members have been successful with their bid.

Any remaining weeks (not requested in the ballot) can be booked via our online calendar on a first come first serve basis. Visit to register your interest.
*Members who stayed at Peel’s Retreat last year and in 2017 will not be able to register their interest again for three years but can, however, request a week for 2019 at our second property in Dartmouth, Court Cottage.

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