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Win an alpaca plush toy!

Our new Alpaca Toys are almost as fluffy as the real ones!

The Sandy Balls alpacas first arrived at our holiday village in 2014 and they become the children’s absolute favourites since. The little ones love them so much that we often heard: “Daddy, can I take Sandy home? He is soo fluffy! Pleeeaaase!”  

We decided to take our young visitors enquiry seriously and custom made our alpaca plushies. To celebrate the arrival of our soft toys we are giving away a plushie to a lucky customer who sends a photo in with one of the four alpacas. What are you waiting for? Simply upload a photo below and you might be the lucky winner!

 

 
 

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A little boy with an alpaca plush toy

Terms and Conditions:

    1. This competition is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland aged 18 years or over, except for employees of Sandy Balls Estates Ltd, their families or anyone else associated with this competition.
    2. The winner of the competition will win a plush alpaca toy.
    3. To enter you either post your picture (taken at Sandy Balls Holiday Village) to under the facebook posts promoting the competition or submit it on this page.
    4. Opening date is 16/08/2016 and the closing date is 21/08/2016 . All entries must be received by the advertised closing time and date.
    5. The best picture will be chosen by the employees of Sandy Balls Holiday Village
    6. Winner will be announced by: 28/08/2016
    7. This promotion is not sponsored administered or endorsed by Facebook
    8. It is a condition of entry that all rules are accepted as final and that the competitor agrees to abide by these rules. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Submission of an entry will be taken to mean acceptance of these terms and conditions
    9. All images submitted must be the work of the individual submitting them and must not have been published elsewhere or have won a prize in any other photographic competition. It is the responsibility of each entrant to ensure that any images they submit have been taken with the permission of the subject and do not infringe the copyright of any third party or any laws. Entrants must warrant that the photograph they are submitting is their own work and that they own the copyright for it.
    10. These images may appear in our printed publications, in the media, on video, on our or our website or Facebook.
Sandy the alpaca from sandy balls

Meet the Sandy Balls Alpacas

The Sandy Balls alpacas arrived at our Holiday Village in 2014 and they’ve become the kids (as well as the adults) favourites since then. But where did they come from? What do they eat? Where can you meet them?

  • Our alpacas were bred in the New Forest but are native to Peru.
  • Sandy, Inka, Pickle and Archie are all boys, they are really good brothers.
  • Like all animals, alpacas exhibit individual personalities.
  • They prefer the companionship of their friends and their established community and will become stressed if separated from their buddies. At Sandy Balls they can be together all the time and they seem to be very good siblings.
  • Gentle and curious, alpacas respond well to children.
  • The alpacas eat mostly grass, but their diets can also include leaves wood, bark or stems.
  • Humming is the most common sound that alpacas make, which has been described as a kind of musical purring. Alpacas hum when they are curious, content, worried, bored, fearful, distressed or cautious.
  • At Sandy Balls we have two fun activities where you can meet them. The Alpaca introduction where you will have a chance to get up close to them and learn more about these beautiful creatures or the Alpaca walk where you can take them for a little walk.

 If you have great pics of your holiday here we would love to see them!*

You can send them to: photos@sandyballs.co.uk

*Please note that photos submitted may be used for marketing purposes, including on our website, official social media channels, and within other advertisements. For full Ts&Cs visit: http://www.sandyballs.co.uk/photo-consent/

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