The Belmond British Pullman Experience – 2020

The Belmond British Pullman is as famous today as it was in the heyday of British travel. The train’s carriages have sheltered royalty and starred in films—each has it’s own unique story to tell.

You can choose from a number of journeys, or why not combine with a visit to a top hospitality occasion like the Grand National , Glorious Goodwood or the RHS Flower Show at Chatsworth House.

Join us on one of these thrilling days and experience the magic of vintage travel for yourself.


The Grand National  – Saturday 4th April 2020

Travel to the world’s most famous horse race in unadulterated luxury aboard the Belmond British Pullman train.
This legendary National Hunt race at Aintree Racecourse combines the thrill of human and equine endeavour with exuberant glamour and entertainment. This is where Red Rum enjoyed triple-winning success, as his life-size statue at the course attests.

On the outward journey a delicious three-course brunch is served at your elegant table, set with bespoke china and glassware. Take time to admire the beautiful art deco features of your carriage and the passing vistas through your window. Liveried stewards are on hand to look after your every need.

On arrival in Liverpool you are escorted by coach to the racecourse. Proceed to your reserved seat in a prestigious stand, where you are perfectly placed to absorb the nail-biting action and vibrant social scene.

Everyone’s a winner back on board the train, as a sumptuous five-course dinner is served with the sommelier’s selection of wine. Journey home from your sporting spectacle in lavish vintage style and start planning your next wonderful day out aboard Belmond British Pullman.

Your package includes:

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury train
  • Welcome Sparkling Bellini
  • Fine–dining silver service
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Visit to Aintree Racecourse, including coach transfers and a reserved seat in the Princess Royal Stand
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Sumptuous five-course dinner, British seasonal table d’hote menu including Great British cheeseboard, biscuits and chutneys
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • Coffee, tea and petit fours

Price per person – £665

 

 

 

 

 


Excursion to Longleat – Wednesday 29th  April 2020

Step aboard the gleaming vintage carriages of the Belmond British Pullman train for a wonderful excursion to Longleat, home of the Marquesses of Bath.

Sink into your sumptuous seat and enjoy a delicious brunch—the start of your gastronomic journey. Liveried stewards are on hand to take care of your every need. Relax and admire the changing views through your picture window as you glide through the rolling Wiltshire countryside.

Arriving at your destination around midday, you will be met by coaches for a transfer to Longleat House and Safari Park. Spend the afternoon exploring the Elizabethan country house, maze, parkland and legendary safari park.

After your exciting day, return to the train for an effervescent champagne reception. Soon afterwards a four-course dinner is served with our sommelier’s selection of fine wine.

As the journey home continues, sit back, savour the scenery and reflect on this magical day.

Depart Victoria at 09:30 | Return to Victoria at 19:45

Your package includes:

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury train
  • Welcome Sparkling Bellini
  • Fine dining silver service
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Visit to Longleat, including guided coach transfers and admission to Longleat House and the Safari Park
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Sumptuous four-course dinner, British seasonal table d’hote menu including
  • Great British cheeseboard, biscuits and chutneys
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • Coffee, tea and petit fours

Price per person £445

 

 

 

 

 


Blenheim Palace – Friday 15 May

Join the famous Belmond British Pullman luxury train on a day excursion to leafy Oxfordshire and magnificent Blenheim Palace.

Sit down to a sumptuous brunch on the outward journey, served in a beautiful, vintage carriage. Enjoy immaculate linen, bespoke china and sparkling cut glass, as befits a gastronomic journey of this calibre.

Arriving in Oxfordshire around midday you will be met by coaches for a transfer to the Blenheim estate. Spend the afternoon exploring the house, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Gain a rare insight into the history of its owners, the Dukes of Marlborough.

Return to the train for a champagne reception. Look forward to the culinary delights of a four-course dinner accompanied by our sommelier’s choice of wine.

Sip your champagne, reflect on your day, and enjoy the art deco flourishes that make this luxury train unlike any other.

Depart Victoria at 0945 | Return to Victoria at 2045

Your package includes:

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury train
  • Fine dining silver service
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Visit to Blenheim Palace, including coach transfers, guided tour and free time to explore the grounds
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Sumptuous four-course dinner, British seasonal table d’hote menu including Great British cheeseboard, biscuits and chutneys
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • Coffee, tea and petit fours

Price per person £445

 

 

 

 

 


RHS Chatsworth House Flower Show – Friday 12th June

Take your seat aboard the Belmond British Pullman for a luxurious train journey to the Royal Horticultural Society’s latest flower show at the Chatsworth estate.

A delicious brunch is served on the outward journey. Sit at your elegant table, set with sparkling glassware and starched white linen, as liveried stewards serve each exquisite dish. Relax and take in the ever-changing views through your picture window.

On arrival guides will meet you for a coach transfer to the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show. Set in the Derbyshire Peak District, this stunning house and grounds are the home of the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire.

Enjoy an afternoon in the floral marquees and admire the display gardens. Be inspired by some of the UK’s best garden designers, then visit the expansive shopping areas.

Return to the train for an effervescent champagne reception. Anticipate a gastronomic four-course dinner with a delicious floral theme, served with our sommelier’s choice of wine. Relax and enjoy the views as you begin your journey home. Perhaps stroll through the other carriages, each individually named and designed.

Depart Victoria at 0840 | Return to Victoria at 2130

Your package includes:

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury train
  • Welcome champagne reception on board
  • Fine dining silver service
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Afternoon at the flower show, including coach transfers and admission
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Sumptuous five-course dinner, British seasonal table d’hote menu including Great British cheeseboard, biscuits and chutneys
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • Coffee, tea and petit fours

Price per person £445

 

 

 

 

 


Glorious Goodwood – Friday 31 July 

Combine a trip on the Belmond British Pullman luxury train with a flutter on the horses at one of the most glamorous events in the sporting calendar. Glorious Goodwood is a thrilling highlight of the flat-racing season, taking place in the beautiful Sussex Downs.

Start your day on a winning streak with a delicious brunch. Served at your table by a liveried steward, it sets the scene for the gastronomic journey to come. The table is elegantly set with starched linen and bespoke china. Surrounding you are sumptuous art deco features and intricate marquetry. Sit back, relax and enjoy the changing views through your picture window as you head south into leafy Sussex.

During the outward journey you will be handed your badge, which gives you access to all ground-level public areas and bars at the racecourse. On arrival you are met by coaches and escorted to Goodwood Racecourse. Head to your enclosure and enjoy the action.

After the day’s sporting fun return to the train for an effervescent champagne reception. This is followed by a three-course dinner and our sommelier’s tempting array of wines.

Sip your champagne, soak up the scenery and reflect on your exhilarating day.

Depart Victoria at 0930 | Return to Victoria at 2130

Your package includes:

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury train
  • Welcome sparkling Bellini
  • Fine–dining silver service
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • An afternoon at the races, including coach transfers and admission to the Gordon Enclosure
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Sumptuous five-course dinner, British seasonal table d’hote menu including Great British cheeseboard, biscuits and chutneys
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • Coffee, tea and petit fours

Price per person £445