Tally ho –bids set to open at Hunt auction

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ONE lucky bidder will get the chance to enjoy a fabulous eight/nine-day safari for two people in South Africa, thanks to the Berwickshire Hunt Auction, being held at Manderston House, Duns, tomorrow.

The prize, being offered for auction by Aardvark, will include transfers from Cape Town airport, two nights stay in Cape Grace hotel in a luxury room on a bed and breakfast basis, transfers to the Kruger National Park, a three-night stay with Singita Lembobo or Sweni on a full board basis, including game viewing, transfer to Ants Nest in the Waterberg for a three-night stay on a fully inclusive basis, and return road transfers to Johannesburg.

Other lots expected to arouse considerable interest in the auction include fishing on the Tweed, Till and Whiteadder as well as at sea and on lochs; partridge and pheasant shooting; dinners; a visit to the House of Lords and a hat-making day. All can be viewed on www.berwickshire-hunt.co.uk

The event is being hosted by TV foodie Clarissa Dickson Wright on behalf of the Berwickshire Hunt. The hunt will make a donation to the Margaret Kerr Palliative Care Unit Appeal from the proceeds of the auction.

Tickets for the auction are £15 and the evening gets under way at 6.30pm.

Bids can be made online via www.berwickshire-hunt.co.uk where you can then link to the auction. You can also bid in person.