Welcome in the New Year on board the luxurious 1920s-style Belmond British Pullman. Enjoy a delicious five-course dinner and wonderful festivities amongst the elegance of the iconic train.… see more
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Partnering with Belmond, Great Rail Journeys is proud to offer a variety of exciting day trips on board the Belmond British Pullman. Perhaps you would like to experience the 'Best of British', and discover history Bath, or beautiful Canterbury with its fantastic and UNESCO-listed Cathedral. Stately homes are also on the agenda, with visits to Sandringham, a favourite escape of the queen, and Longleat which is famed for its extraordinary safari park.
Whatever your wish, the perfect tour in a luxurious train awaits, so why not contact one of our specialists today?
A perfect example of the opulence of rail travel in the 1920s, the magnificent Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, is one of the most marvellous - and stylish - ways to travel throughout England.
Enjoy your journey in one of 11 magnificently restored carriages on board the Belmond British Pullman. Each carriage has it's own unique history - whether it was damaged in an air-raid in World War II, or used to convey the Royal Family around Britain. On top of their histories, these carriages, with their prominent art-deco designs and stunning collection of inlaid wood panels, offer those who travel within them a truly unique and authentic experience: enjoying the truly 'Golden Age' of rail travel.
Explore a plethora of gorgeous locations on board these vintage carriages. Experience the 'Best of British', with day trips visiting historic Bath and Canterbury, elegant Sandringham, and the verdant surrounds of Longleat and its iconic stately home. You might also like to travel in style to glamorous Goodwood, enjoying the races from an enclosure exclusive to Belmond British Pullman guests. Whatever you wish to do, there is always the promise of a splendidly extravagant day.
Your table is set with starched white linen, specially commissioned china and sparkling cut glasses. Sit back and relax as the liveried stewards care for your every need whilst seated in these exquisitely restored carriages. Journeys offer mouth watering seasonal menus prepared by the train's chefs. Its signature lunch journey 'The Golden Age of Travel - Kent and the Garden of England' is perhaps a superb way to enjoy a round trip on-board the train with silver service and a five-course lunch - complete with wine, Champagne including a Great British cheese board, biscuits and chutneys - or even immerse yourself in a Murder Mystery journey, enjoying delicious five-course lunch whilst unravelling an intricate plot.