Competitions

Welcome to the Bradt Guides Competitions page. Here you’ll see updates from our famous competitions such as New Travel Writer of the Year, brought to you in conjunction with the world-leading Edward Stanford Travel Writing Awards, as well as opportunities to win fabulous prizes from our wonderful partners in the travel industry.

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New Travel Writer of the Year

See the latest entries and announcements from the current year’s competition:

New Travel Writer of the Year 2021: Winner announced!

New Travel Writer of the Year 2021: Shortlisted entries

New Travel Writer of the Year 2021: Longlisted entries

New Travel Writer of the Year 2021

Previous competitions

See who was longlisted, shortlisted, and who went on to win the New Travel Writer of the Year competition in years gone by:

New Travel Writer of the Year 2020 – shortlist

New Travel Writer of the Year 2020 – longlist

New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2020

New Travel Writer of the Year winner announced

New Travel Writer of the Year 2019 – shortlist

New Travel Writer of the Year 2019 – longlist

New Travel Writer of the Year 2019 – preliminary comments

Announcing the New Travel Writer of the Year competition 2019

New Travel Writer of the Year 2017 – winner announced

New Travel Writer of the Year 2017 – shortlist

New Travel Writer of the Year 2017 – preliminary comments

New Travel Writer of the Year 2017 – longlist

Old competitions

See who won our annual My Perfect Day and Island Life competitions plus and read about the lucky winners of trips to far-flung destinations:

Win a trip to Uzbekistan

A Summer of British Wildlife terms and conditions

Why enter travel writing competitions?

Win £50 – and be part of the future of guidebooks!

Women in Travel: photography competition

My Perfect Day in Sussex

My Perfect Day in the Cotswolds

Island Life competition – the winners

Travel inspiration from booking.com

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