Mothers Day Lunch aboard the Northern Belle

Treat your mother to a special lunch aboard the Belmond Northern Belle, accompanied by a glass of champagne, on a round-trip through Britain’s inspiring countryside.

Let time, conversation and the breathtaking landscapes fly by, as one sumptuous course follows another.


  • Round-trip aboard the train
  • Lunch with champagne and half a bottle of wine per person
  • small gift for your mother

Guide Price £265 pp

The Belmond Northern Belle

The Train

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Belmond Northern Belle

The Belmond Northern Belle reflects the style of England’s 1930′s ‘Belle’ trains and the Pullman carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
Take a day trip aboard the Belmond Northern Belle and travel through some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery. Experience lovingly prepared cuisine using produce from the landscapes you pass through expertly matched with fine wines from an extensive cellar.
Day trips depart from regional stations throughout the UK. The train and its carriages are themselves a destination as you visit the UK’s cities, castles and major events.
Combining classic British craftsmanship and contemporary engineering, it is a reflection of the magnificent ‘Belle’ trains of the 1930′s.
The seven dining carriages are named after great British stately homes or castles. They display fabrics, marquetry and brass fittings specifically commissioned from British craftsmen.


Belmond Northern Belle entered service in 2000, and has set the standard for stylish day trips and short breaks ever since.
It reflects the style of England’s ‘Belle’ trains and the Pullman carriages of its sister train, the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.
The individually designed carriages have been lovingly restored by some of the country’s top craftspeople, including marquetry experts, muralists and mosaic artists.

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The spectacular wood panelling in the Duart carriage was created by the Dunn family, experts in the rare craft of marquetry. Today, Cheryl Dunn uses the same tools and methods as her father and grandfather, who worked on many of the carriages when they were originally built, to create the rich walnut panel, decorated with pink heather and white fowers representing the
wild isolation of Scotland’s Duart Castle.

Spirit Of Travel


Spirit Of Travel


Belmond Northern Belle recaptures the age of rail travel at its most glamorous. What else would you expect from the sister train of the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express?
A trip aboard the Northern Belle recreates the elegance and comfort of train travel at its finest. Allow yourself to be whisked back to a more gracious age on our Spirit of Travel journey.

Enjoy a five-course lunch or dinner accompanied by champagne. As the train takes you on a tour of Britain’s beautiful countryside, strolling musicians provide a soothing soundtrack to your dining experience and a magician entertains you at your table.

Belmond Northern Belle has regular departures from Manchester, Birmingham, London, Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool and more, visiting destinations country-wide. Belmond Northern Belle is the perfect way to travel to places such as Edinburgh, Bath, Portmeirion and the Lake District and events such as Ladies’ Day at Ascot and the Chelsea Flower Show.Whichever luxury day trip you choose, sit back, relax and admire the view while friendly stewards provide the service for which Belmond Northern Belle is famed.


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Fine Dining

Take a seat in your unique, elegant carriage and await a feast for all the senses.Your table is set with starched white cloth, shining silverware and glittering crystal. It reflects a breathtaking attention to detail.
The cuisine is a delight, accompanied by champagne and wines carefully selected to complement the fine food.
Featuring the finest seasonal ingredients from the British Isles, classic and innovative dishes are crafted by our executive head chef and his team in a cupboard-sized kitchen.
The scenery that unfolds from your window inspires each and every course.

Dining Experiences

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Dining Experiences

From lavish fve-course dinners to effervescent afternoon teas, our dining experience promises heaven for foodies


Brief Encounter Dinner
Taking you to Carnforth railway station, where Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard shared many romantic moments in the famous flm, this journey begins with a delicious dinner before you alight to explore the station and refreshment room, all restored to their former 1940s glory. Live music adds to the occasion.

Brush up on your vintages with our wine-tasting experience. During a fve-course dinner, sample a variety of wines under the guidance of our expert, jotting down your tasting notes. You are presented with two wine glasses as a memento.

On this heavenly round trip, you are treated to four glasses of Laurent-Perrier’s fnest vintages with an afternoon tea of sumptuous sandwiches, pastries and cakes and musical entertainment.

Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea
For the young at heart, or those who just want to let their hair down, this Alice in Wonderland-themed adventure includes purple sandwiches and other surprises that will make you curiouser and curiouser to fnd out what happens next.

Celebrity Chef Dinners
Keep an eye on our website for celebrity events hosted by Britain’s foremost chefs. In the past our trains have welcomed Raymond Blanc to conjure up tantalising tasting menus. A must for connoisseurs.


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Reserve A Carriage Or Charter The Train

Group 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. To complete your event we also offer exclusive mementos for groups, including ticket wallets, photo frames and travel journals.

Call Our Groups Team For A Quotation 0800 122 33 64


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pullman-extras-thumbBOUQUET OF RED ROSES, £65

An elegant bouquet of 12 Red Roses. (Please note there is an additional charge of £20.00 for Valentine’s Day Lunch and Dinner journeys)

pullman-extras-champagneCHAMPAGNE, £62

A boxed bottle of Champagne Brut Reserve NV


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Special Offers

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Mother’s Day:
Departure Date

20th March 2020
21st March 2020


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