Highclere Castle Aboard the Belmond British PullmanDeparts London Victoria at 09:45 & Returns London Victoria at 19:20 Take a step back in time to witness the glamour and decadence of the late 19th and early 20th centuries at Highclere Castle. Step into the world of Downton Abbey as you journey through the English countryside on the iconic British Pullman train. On arrival to Highclere Castle you set off on a private guided tour around one of the most impressive English country houses of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It has also served as the location for the much-loved TV series Downton Abbey. On your return journey to London Victoria, you are welcomed with a three course dinner and a choice of sommelier’s wine.
- Round-trip journey aboard the train
- Three course brunch on outward journey
- Private and Exclusive guided tour of Highclere Castle
- Time at Leisure to explore the grounds
- Three course dinner with choice of sommelier’s wine
Guide Price From £540 pp
Useful information whilst you are onboard the Belmond British Pullman.
Essential Onboard Information
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.
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