Royal Ascot Horse Race Aboard the Belmond British PullmanDeparts at 10:00 from London Victoria & Returns at 21:00 to London Victoria Embark on a journey that combines elite flat racing and timeless rail travel in a spectacular celebration of British heritage. Your experience begins at London Victoria Station. Board the vintage train and settle into your plush armchair. Enjoy a delicious brunch as the train makes its way to Berkshire and absorb the passing views of the countryside through your picture window. Spend an exhilarating afternoon enjoying the world-class racing, cheering on your favourite horses and jockeys from around the world and perhaps placing a few bets – all the while soaking up the eye-catching millinery and fashions of your fellow racegoers. On your return journey to London, sip champagne and enjoy more delicious cuisine as one dish follows another.
- Round trip train travel
- Brunch with Bellini on the outward journey
- Entrance to the Queen Anne Enclosure at Ascot Racecourse
- Welcome drink and buffet lunch in the garden club
- Light two course supper with champagne and wine on return journey
Guide Price from £563 per person
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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