Unforgettable Train Journey On Belmond British Pullman

Experience the luxury and glamour of 1920’s vintage rail travel on the sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Make a unique, unforgettable and truly elegant journey to historic British destinations and enjoy fine dining and excellent wines.
What's Included?
  • Sister Train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
  • Round Trip Departures from London Victoria
  • 3 Course Brunch with Sparkling Bellini Cocktail
  • 4 or 5 Course Dinner with Champagne & Fine Wine
  • Guided Tour or Leisure Time at Destination
  • Vintage Carriages with Exquisite Workmanship

> > Why do it?

“Be transported to another world - a bygone era of luxury, glamour and fine dining where every moment is special”

Experience Details
How Long Will it Last?

Full day for 10 to 15 hours depending on your destination.

When Can I Go?

Departures run all year from London Victoria station with dates to a choice of destinations. (Please book as soon as possible and at least 12 weeks in advance to arrange the date you want).

The Day Includes
  • Round trip journey on this iconic train
  • Heritage rail experience with silver service
  • Delicious three course brunch with sparkling Bellini cocktail on outward journey
  • Afternoon of your choice with destination sightseeing - either a guided tour, entrance fees or transfer to the destination to explore at leisure
  • Sumptious four/five course dinner on return trip with a glass of champagne and half bottle of wine per person, canapes, coffee and petit fours. 
Indulgent Fine Dining

Dining on Belmond British Pullman is pure indulgence, with innovative dishes and excellent wines served by your steward. Each menu is lovingly conceived by our chef using the finest British ingredients and accompanied by fine wines and champagnes expertly selected by our sommelier.

Historic Destinations from London Victoria

Choose your destination when booking your date. Choice of Bath, Blenheim, Cambridge, Chatsworth House, Sandringham and York.

Each journey begins with a delicious bellini brunch on board:

  • Cambridge & Ely - with its rich history and world-famous university, there is much to admire on our guided walking tour of this fascinating city. Follow it with a luxury coach trip to the magnificent Norman Ely Cathedral nearby. A four-course dinner, with champagne and half a bottle of wine per person, is served during your return trip. Includes - coach transfer to Ely (approx 45 minutes) with a cathedral tour.

  • Chatsworth House - enjoy a tour of one of Britain’s finest country houses. Discover famous works of art, before exploring the gardens designed by ‘Capability’ Brown, featuring spectacular fountains. Enjoy a fabulous five-course dinner with champagne and half a bottle of wine per person on your return trip. Includes admission to the house and gardens.

  • Historic Bath - journey to Britain’s best-preserved Georgian city and take a guided coach tour or choose to explore Bath at your leisure. The beautiful city centre includes the historic Roman Baths and Pump Room, museums, antiques shops and chic boutiques. A gastronomic four-course dinner, accompanied by champagne and half a bottle of wine per person will be served during your return trip.

  • Sandringham - official country retreat of HRH The Queen in Norfolk, Sandringham House is nestled in 24 hectares of stunning grounds. Entrance to house, museum and formal grounds is included. A gastronomic four-course dinner, accompanied by champagne and half a bottle of wine per person will be served during your return trip.

  • Historic York - York is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe.  An optional guided walking tour and admission to York Minster is included. Enjoy a fabulous five-course dinner with champagne and half a bottle of wine per person on your return trip.

  • Blenheim Palace - tour the rich history of this 18th-century baroque palace and explore the magnificent gardens and exhibitions at leisure. A guided tour and free time to explore is included. Aside from being the site of Winston Churchill’s birth, the palace has served as a convalescence hospital during WW1 and a base of operations for MI5 during WW2. Enjoy a four-course dinner with champagne and half a bottle of wine per person on your return.
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Essential Information
Who Can Do This?

Adults and children welcome. 

A Luxury Train Experience Aboard Belmond British Pullman

Each one of the vintage 1920’s Pullman carriages is unique and part of famous and luxurious British railways. Lovingly restored and refurbished, their exquisite design and workmanship is legendary. Veneered panels gleam. Art Deco lamps shed soft light on polished brass, bevelled glass and glossy mahogany fittings, while the unique armchairs provide comfortable and intimate dining.

Is There Disabled Access?

Although it isn’t possible to board in a wheelchair, staff will be available to assist passengers to their seats and folding wheelchairs can be stored during the journey. Please explain your individual situation on booking and contact us if you’d like any help. Suitable for:

  • Hard of Hearing/Deaf 
  • Restricted - Arm 
  • Restricted - Leg? (Please see details above)
  • Visually Impaired 
What to Wear & Bring

Dress code is smart day wear. No jeans or trainers.

Voucher Delivery

A printable e-voucher will be emailed to you after checkout for you to give as you wish. You can choose to add gift packaging with a printed voucher sent by First Class post.

How Do I Book?

Your voucher includes a link or code that will take you to your suggested experience and also enable you to browse all experiences.

If ‘Purchasing for Myself’ the booking details will appear in your Bucket List after checkout.

We’d Love to Hear From You

If you have a question or would like us to find an experience or make any arrangements for you just contact us or use our live chat.

Things to Know
  • There is a non-smoking policy aboard the train
  • Please advise of any dietary requirements at time of booking. A table for two cannot be guaranteed.
  • All dates are subject to availability. Once a date is booked it cannot be changed or cancelled.
  • Unless specified all departures are by diesel locomotive.
  • On arrival at your chosen destination you’ll have time to walk around and see the sights before boarding the train again for your journey back. 
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Belmond British Pullman Journey

Experience the luxury and glamour of 1920’s vintage rail travel and celebrate our rail heritage.

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