Belmond British Pullman
Luxury Rail UK Day trips
Take a UK day trip on the Belmond British Pullman and experience a taste of life aboard the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. There is simply no better way to celebrate a special birthday or anniversary in style.
From the moment you join us, you are transported to a world of pure indulgence. Take a seat in the vintage carriages that once ran on legendary 1920s services such as The Brighton Belle and The Golden Arrow.
Glide through stunning scenery to destinations all over Britain as champagne flows and gourmet cuisine is served. Expect glamour, fun and a dash of adventure on all of our UK day trips and weekend excursions to cities, country houses and sporting events.
- Unique Experiences
- Day Trips
- Steam Hauled Trips
- Fine Dining
- Short Break to Cornwall
Prices From £340 per person
Available Journeys On Board The Belmond British Pullman Luxury Train.All trips depart from and return to London Victoria.
CHAMPAGNE AFTERNOON TEA
THE GARDEN OF ENGLAND
MURDER MYSTERY LUNCH
LE MANOIR AUX QUAT’SAISONS
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE DISTILLERY
MOTHER’S DAY AFTERNOON TEA
STEAM HAULED JOURNEYS
CANTERBURY CHRISTMAS CAROLS
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER
CORNWALL SHORT BREAK
2023 DEPARTURE DATES
2024 DEPARTURE DATES
Belmond British Pullman Train InformationFind out more about the British Pullman Train, including the carriages, history and any special offers.
Explore Belmond British Pullman Carriages
Prepare for a fine dining experience
Dining on board the Belmond British Pullman
Fine Dining ExperiencesPrepare for a luxury fine dining experience to rival the best restaurants in London. Each course inspired by the views from your window. Freshly made each day using the best local produce, the cuisine aboard Belmond British Pullman is an unsurpassable pleasure. As the train takes you on a journey through the beautiful British countryside, the chefs will lead you on an equally exciting gourmet adventure.
British Pullman MenusMenus feature the finest seasonal delicacies from the British Isles, crafted into classic and innovative dishes by our executive head chef and his team. Each course is expertly prepared in a cupboard-sized kitchen and accompanied by the finest wines and indulgent extras.
Dom Pérignon Dinner“The Dinner” is a glamourous soiree on wheels. With only a limited number of journeys throughout the year, make sure not to miss this opportunity to enjoy a gourmet trip on the Belmond British Pullman. As the train glides out of London, experience the explosive harmony of Dom Pérignon Vintage 2012. This is your chance to learn more about the harmonious Dom Pérignon Vintage 2012 or even to ask the Chef how to prepare your next showstopping dinner party dish.
Useful information including what to wear
Useful Information for your trip on board the Belmond British Pullman
ROUTES AND TIMINGSYour travel documentation will be sent to you within 5 days prior to departure. Please note, routes and timings are subject to the constraints of the rail network and may alter. Please arrive 20 minutes prior to departure.
WHAT TO WEARAvoid casual clothing, including denim, trainers, baseball caps, collarless T-shirts and shorts. While jackets and ties are not essential, smart attire and even formal dress is welcomed. You can never be overdressed aboard the Belmond British Pullman.
DININGYour fare includes table d’hôte meals. Let us know of any special dietary requirements at time of booking. We are unable to prepare meals requiring strict religious observance in their preparation.
SMOKINGBelmond operate a strict no-smoking policy on board their trains.
MOBILE PHONES AND HANDHELD DEVICESPlease turn these off while in your carriage as a consideration to other passengers.
INSURANCEWe recommend you purchase adequate travel insurance for your trip. We cannot be held responsible for loss of deposits and/or other costs incurred if you cancel your reservation.
DISABLED PASSENGERSWe regret that our carriages cannot be boarded in wheelchairs. However, our staff will assist any passengers to their seats and folding wheelchairs can be stored in the vestibules.
SEATINGBelmond operate between eight and 11 passenger carriages at any one time. Our four different styles of Pullman carriage seat between 20 and 26 passengers with seating combinations made up of tables for one, two, three and coupés (private compartments for four) – your table type will be confirmed upon booking. Parties of five or more will be seated at a combination of tables.
GRATUITIESThese are entirely at the discretion of the passenger and are not included in your fare. Tips are shared by all members of the on-board crew.
Group Travel or Train Charter
Groups & Train Charter
Reserve A Carriage Or Charter The TrainGroup travel on trains brimming with style and history—Belmond British Pullman is the ultimate iconic venue for any private party or event. From business functions and wedding receptions to retirement parties and anniversaries, celebrate on one of our scheduled trips or charter the train and tailor your exclusive itinerary. Each meal is accompanied by the finest wines and champagnes selected by our sommelier. Additional drinks can also be provided, from traditional cocktails to rare cognacs.
Call Our Groups Team For A Quotation 0800 122 33 64
Travel Back In TimeStep on board the Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and you are back in the heyday of great train travel.From the moment you join us, you are transported to a world of pure indulgence. Take a seat in the vintage carriages that once ran on legendary 1920s services such as the Brighton Belle and Golden Arrow. Glide through stunning scenery to destinations all over Britain as champagne flows and gourmet cuisine is served. Expect glamour, fun and a dash of adventure on all of our day and weekend excursions to cities, country houses and sporting even Honouring George Mortimer Pullman, the father of luxury train travel, our Pullman carriages are the height of train luxury. Each is individually named with a unique story to tell. Some have been used extensively by the British royal family. Others have carried luminaries including President de Gaulle and Nikita Khrushchev. Two were part of Winston Churchill’s funeral train.The oldest carriage, Ibis, dates back to 1925. Others, like Audrey and Vera, survived bomb damage during air-raids over London’s Victoria Station in 1940.