Heritage Writing Competition

        ******    The Heritage Writing Competition closed on October 31st, 2018.    ******
Well over 100 entries were received, almost all of publishable standard. The Judging Panel is now working through the entries and the results will be announced as soon as finalised.


Our exciting, new Writing Competition is Free To Enter and offers £200 in Prizes. The author of the best entry will receive a cash prize of £100. Ten runners-up will each receive £10 Amazon UK Vouchers. The winning entry and runner-up entries will be published on this website.

Brodsworth Hall - English Heritage

Brodsworth Hall, Yorkshire – English Heritage

We are seeking aspiring and established writers to submit original travel articles relating to the competition theme: Heritage. Historical, cultural and natural heritage are all included under this theme.

The Senior Travel Expert website is dedicated to the growing numbers of seniors, 55 years and older, who enjoy travelling both near and far; it’s about staying active and enjoying what the world has to offer. So please send us heritage-related articles that provide interesting and inspiring travel ideas for our readers.

Stark Ruins of the Forum Overlooked by Vesuvius

Ruins of the Forum at Pompeii

Entries should be no more than 750 words in length and should be written in English. We expect most entries will be factual travel writing, however we are happy to accept entertaining fictional articles which fit with the competition theme. Tick the box when submitting to indicate a fictional entry.

Please read the full Terms and Conditions before entering. Entries must be submitted by Wednesday, October 31st, 2018.

If you’d like to get some ideas for your article, take a little journey around our site to read some of the articles which fit the competition theme. Some examples are given below, but we are sure you can do much better!

Grand Canyon in Winter

The Grand Canyon in Winter

You may also be interested in checking out the results of our Heritage Photo Competition to get some ideas for your article.

When you are ready to submit your entry, please fill in the form below, typing or pasting your entry into the My entry box. Confirmation of receipt of your entry will be sent to your email address.


Our previous Travel Writing Competition closed on July 31st, 2017. Please see Travel for Seniors – Results for a list of the winners and runners-up and links to the entries which have been published on this site.


POSTED 17th MAY 2018 by STEVE HANSON.

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