Rail Holidays with Venice Simplon-Orient- Express
Few experiences can compare to a journey on the British Pullman or Northern Belle, sister trains to the renowned Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. With departures from London Victoria, Birmingham, Manchester and many other cities and towns, these trains give you the chance glide through stunning scenery on your way to exciting destinations all over Britain.
Step on board the British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and you are back in the heyday of great train travel. Seated in vintage carriages that once ran on legendary 1920s services such as the Brighton Belle and Golden Arrow, you are surrounded by a world of pure indulgence. Glide through stunning scenery to destinations all over Britain as champagne flows and gourmet cuisine is served. Glamour, fun and a dash of adventure are all part of day and weekend excursions to cities, country houses and sporting events
The Northern Belle reflects the style of England’s 1930s ‘Belle’ trains and the British Pullman carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Its luxurious interiors celebrate the finest craftsmanship with decorative marquetry, brassware and mosaic floors. Travel through some of Britain’s most beautiful scenery while enjoying wines and cuisine based on produce from the landscapes that you pass. Departing from regional stations throughout the UK, the train is an opulent destination in itself as it visits cities, castles and major events.
Why not take advantage of one of the following special offers?
Complimentary Chauffeur Service
Travel aboard the British Pullman or Northern Belle trains with selected journeys and begin your luxurious journey from the moment you leave the house with a complimentary chauffeur service to and from the station.
Please note: To receive this exclusive offer please quote code ADLE at the time of booking. This offer is valid on British Pullman bookings over £395 per person travelling before the 16th November; and Northern Belle bookings over £340 per person, travelling before the 30th November. This offer is valid on new bookings only and cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion.
Gardens & Flower Shows
Travel with the British Pullman or Northern Belle to drink in the sights and sounds of Britain's colourful gardens and flower shows.
This year guests will receive a complimentary RHS Membership Pack per couple when booking any of our garden or flower show journeys.
The RHS Membership includes:
Free entry to over 140 gardens
The monthly magazine 'The Garden'
Personalised gardening advice
Please note: To receive your free membership pack please quote code RHS1 at the time of booking.
The British Pullman and The Grosvenor Hotel, London
Set off to one of England's most cherished destinations for an inspiring city tour. Book any of the selected journeys below on the British Pullman, indulge in a fabulous lunch and receive an overnight stay at The Grosvenor Hotel, London for a supplement of £40 per person sharing.
1st May - Historic York
3rd May - The Golden Age of Travel by Steam
8th May - Exbury Gardens/ Beaulieu/Winchester
23rd May - Discover Deal
7th June - Corfe Castle/Swanage/Bournemouth
19th June - Brighton Belle Experience
Please note: To receive this exclusive offer please quote code BPGP at the time of booking. Cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion and applies to new bookings only. Hotel stay must be the same date as the excursion. Excludes all other overnight packages. A supplement of £80 will apply for single travellers. Available on bookings made before 30th May 2013.
Other journeys available
Venice Simplon - Orient Express
A work of art in itself and a true Art Deco icon, the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train offers a journey unlike any other. Step aboard and you enter a more gracious, elegant age of travel.
Romance, adventure and style are all intimately bound up in journeys and tours that criss-cross Europe, rolling through sublime scenery to some of the continent’s most alluring cities.
Delightful vintage cabins, gastronomic cuisine and lively on-board entertainment make a journey aboard this iconic train one of the world’s finest travel experiences - a sequence of unforgettable moments