January 29, 2023

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You could spend the night in Hobbiton

If you’re a fan of Middle-earth, here’s your chance to spend the night in the famous Hobbiton. AirBNB is offering three people a chance to win an overnight stay in The Shire, New Zealand, in March 2023. Although the site has always been open to visitors, this experience is new in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the first Hobbit film.

Tickets for the two-night stay at the two-bedroom house go on sale on December 14th at 10am NZ time (that’s December 13th 5pm EST). Each entry costs $6.

The Shire decor was put together by Brian Massey, designer behind Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. If you’re one of the lucky winners, you can spend those nights in a lovely book corner and walk to the Green Dragon Inn, which serves Southfarthing beer and cider.

In addition to the stay, the three lucky winners will receive premium Hobbit treatment including:

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With your registration you agree to our terms of use. Private access to a personal hobbit hole set up for relaxing moments with Preciousss™ time out and afternoon tea. A nightly banquet at The Green Dragon Inn featuring a feast of beef and ale stew, whole rotisserie chicken, freshly baked bread and lots of ale, with Second Breakfast™ and Elevenses™ served daily. A private behind-the-scenes tour of the Hobbiton Movie Set to explore the ingredients of the trilogies.

Check out the listing on AirBNB for more pictures of this magical place for book nerds, and set your alarm for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Image of the porthole door from airbnb.

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