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Northern Belle & The Edinburgh Tattoo

(Tour code: BET17)Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of the 1930’s

Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of the 1930's on board the elegant Belmond Northern Belle train to Edinburgh. Enjoy a delicious five-course lunch as you relax in the comfortable carriages. Then explore the bustling city of Edinburgh, including an awe-inspiring evening at the worldfamous Military Tattoo.


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Tour Highlights
  • Belmond Northern Belle Rail Journey
  • Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo
  • Private tour of Royal Yacht Britannia
  • Edinburgh sightseeing tour
  • Two five-course lunches with wine aboard Northern Belle
What’s Included (Full details)
  • 1st & Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursion
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Itinerary & Map

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Departure Times

On many of our UK & Ireland tours, you may check in at the first hotel on your itinerary anytime after 14:00; your Tour Manager will be available between 16:00 and 18:00. However, if you are arriving later, you can meet your Tour Manager before dinner from 19:00.

London Tower Bridge
Day 1

Arriving in London

Meet your Tour Manager this evening and check into the 4-Star Pullman Hotel in Kings Cross. You may like to arrive earlier and spend some time in London.

  • Dinner
Northern Belle
Day 2

Northern Belle & Great Scots Night

This morning we board the historic Belmond Northern Belle, bound for Edinburgh. Belmond Northern Belle is a superbly luxurious 1930s-style vintage experience.

On board we enjoy a sumptuous five course meal, with wine. The cuisine is excellent and uses only the freshest of seasonal British produce, all created by the on board chef and his team. The train provides its own forms of on board entertainment, including live music and a talented magician. We arrive later in the afternoon and walk to our hotel, the Radisson Blu Edinburgh. This evening we enjoy a night of traditional Scottish festivities, the Great Scots Night.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Belmond Northern Bell
Edinburgh Castle
Day 3

Edinburgh & the Edinburgh Tattoo

Today we enjoy a guided walking tour of Edinburgh, taking in the city's main sights, including the Old Town and Royal Mile. This evening we enjoy the spectacle of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. The annual festival incorporates fantastic performers, military bands and brilliant fireworks displays for an inspirational evening.

  • Breakfast
  • Guided Walking Tour of Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Tattoo
Day 4

The Royal Yacht Britannia

Your morning, or evening, is spent enjoying the hospitality of the Royal Yacht Britannia, formerly the sea borne home of the Royal family. HMY Britannia has sailed over 1 million miles across the globe, transporting the Royals in luxurious style from glittering state visits to relaxing family holidays. This afternoon or morning, (departure depending) you are free to explore Edinburgh further.

  • Breakfast
Northern Belle
Days 5-6

Homeward bound

After a morning at leisure in Edinburgh we return to London, aboard the Northern Belle. After breakfast on Day 6 the tour concludes and you are free to depart at your leisure.

  • Day 5 - Breakfast, Lunch
  • Day 6 - Breakfast

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour features the same excursions, they may not necessarily be in the order listed above.


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