The Cafes are Open 2020 Campaign

Terms and Conditions

  1. This Campaign is open to legal residents of the United Kingdom aged 16 or over. So, that we are completely fair, this campaign excludes employees of the Brownlee Foundation, trustees, agents or anyone else professionally connected with this Campaign.
  2. Campaign Period: You can enter between 00.01 BST on 1st August 2021 and 23.59 GMT on 31st October 2021.
  3. To be eligible: Visit and make a £30 donation.
    1. You will need to select the option; ‘Please share my contact details with the recipient I’m supporting, for this gift.’
    2. If you are able to, please tick the gift-aid box
  4. The Cafes are Open Challenge: once you have made your donation to the Brownlee Foundation, you will be eligible to enter the competition. To take part, you will need to visit at least 5 different cafes listed below.
    1. Bloomfield Square
    2. The Commute Café
    3. Betty’s Ilkley Café Tea Rooms
    4. Hamiltons Café Bistro
    5. Abbey Tea Rooms
    6. Tea on the Green
    7. The Tea Cottage
    8. The Brownie Barn
    9. Riverbank Burnsall
    10. The Old School Tea Room
    11. Cobblestones Café
    12. Zarina’s Tea Room Café
    13. The Old Barn Tea Room
    14. Town End Farm Shop
    15. The Clubhouse
  5. Completing the challenge: In order to receive the bundle of merchandise from Yorkshire Tea, you will need to submit proof that you have visited 5 different cafes. This should be submitted by email to: and be in the form of 5 different photographs clearly featuring the red teapot plaque of each café you have visited. This should also include the full name and address of the participant. With the QR code entry process, scanning the QR codes and checking in at 5 cafes will count as proof of visits and an email should be sent to: confirming the full name and address of the participant. The items will be sent out by the end of November.
  6. You can only take part once during the Campaign Period.
  7. All entries into the competition are conditional on the donation being made to the Brownlee Foundation and the entrant submitting proof that they have visited 5 different cafes.
  8. Merchandise will only be allocated to each entrant once the Brownlee Foundation has received proof of donation and proof of visits.
  9. The bundle of Yorkshire Tea merchandise consists of 1 x tote bag, 1 x water bottle, 1 x socks and 1 x tea towel.
  10. The first 500 valid entries received by us during the Campaign Period will receive the bundle of Yorkshire Tea merchandise. There will be 500 merchandise bundles available and the merchandise will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. If a donation has been made once all merchandise has been allocated, unfortunately no further merchandise will be sent out.
  11. The first 500 valid entries will be entered into the prize draw to win the main prize: a cycle ride with the Brownlee Brothers and a year’s supply of Yorkshire Tea and the runner up prize: a year’s supply of Yorkshire Tea.
    1. The Brownlee Foundation will conduct the prize draw to select the winners at random.
    2. The cycle ride with the Brownlee Brothers will be subject to training, racing and other commercial commitments and will take place at an agreed date and location suitable for the Brownlee Brothers.
    3. The year’s supply of Yorkshire Tea will be delivered in one go following the close of the campaign.
    4. The Brownlee Foundation will announce the winners within 40 days of the promotion closing date.
    5. The prizes can’t be transferred or exchanged for something else or a cash alternative.
  12. We reserve the right in our absolute discretion to disqualify nominations which we consider do not comply with these terms and conditions, or any participant who we reasonably believe has interfered with the fair running of this Campaign.
  13. We’re sorry but you can’t transfer the merchandise to a different person or exchange it for something else or a cash alternative.
  14. If, for reasons we can’t control, the prize is no longer available, there will not be an alternative offered.
  15. We believe in fair play. If you’re found to be cheating, you will be excluded.
  16. No responsibility is accepted for donations or entries lost, damaged or delayed or as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
  17. It is the responsibility of the participant to check opening times and days for each individual café. The Brownlee Foundation and each individual café cannot be held responsible should a café be closed on the day of the visit.
  18. The Brownlee Foundation will only use the personal details supplied for the administration of the Campaign and for no other purpose, unless we have your consent. Click to see our privacy policy here:
  19. Unfortunately, if you suffer any loss or damage that arises out of or in connection with the Campaign or prize itself (whether in contract, tort (including (without limitation) negligence), statutory duty or otherwise) The Brownlee Foundation or Bettys & Taylors of Harrogate Ltd won’t be liable for this.
  20. If this Campaign can’t run properly because of fraud, tampering, technical errors or anything else that is beyond our control which affects the running, administration, security or fairness of this campaign, we reserve the right to disqualify any person involved. We will also have the right to cancel, modify or suspend the campaign.
  21. If an act, omission, event or circumstance occurs which is beyond the reasonable control of the Brownlee Foundation and which prevents the Brownlee Foundation from complying with these terms and conditions the Brownlee Foundation will not be liable for any failure to perform or delay in performing its obligation.
  22. In the event of any dispute our decision is final.
  23. By making a donation to the Brownlee Foundation, visiting cafes in the Cafes are Open 2020 challenge or making an entry to the competition, all participants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by these terms and conditions.
  24. Donations will not be eligible for a refund. As donations are made using an external provider, The Brownlee Foundation cannot be held responsible for this.
  25. The Brownlee Foundation will use a third party to deliver the merchandise. The Brownlee Foundation cannot be held responsible for any incorrect addresses or any potential loss or damage as a result of this.
  26. This Campaign is governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and participants submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.