British Pullman, A Belmond Train, England

United Kingdom

An unforgettable trip through the British countryside.

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Property Overview

The British Pullman, A Belmond Train and its esteemed carriages are known for their elevated journeys through the heart of the United Kingdom. In collaboration with creative leaders like Wes Anderson and Luminary Bakery, each carriage it carries has exciting experiences to discover on the way to your destination. Whether you prefer afternoon tea, flowing champagne, or both – as many guests do – there's a journey for everyone.


SmartFlyer Exclusives

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Fully flexible on board credit: 100 USD equivalent per person per journey and 45 USD equivalent per person for day trips
  • A 500 USD equivalent gift voucher when booking a 5,000 USD equivalent or more holiday with Belmond, redeemable on your next Belmond experience
  • Welcome amenity and letter
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi


Agent Tips

  • The British Pullman carriages form the London-Folkestone-London section of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and were once part of world-famous trains like the “Golden Arrow” and the “Brighton Belle”, dating back to the 1920s and ’30s.
What's Included?

Murder mystery lunches and restaurant tours to Michelin-starred establishments.

The British Pullman, A Belmond Train provides day trips from March to December. The train operates a program of culturally-enriching day excursions throughout Britain, making this a perfect charter for guests looking for a special day out. Journeys range anywhere from city visits to Bath, Cambridge, and Oxford to murder mystery lunches and restaurant tours to Michelin-starred establishments.

Guests aboard the British Pullman, A Belmond Train can embark on non-stop round-trips through the beautiful British countryside. Choose from seasonal lunch, dinner, or afternoon tea journeys. Visit Chatsworth House in Derbyshire, Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, and Highclere Castle in Hampshire. Or, Or, head out of the city to enjoy a relaxing day by the seaside, including Whitstable, Margate, Hastings, or Broadstairs.

Reimagined by American cult filmmaker Wes Anderson.

Each British Pullman carriage is unique, bearing its own name and colorful history. Guests can choose to upgrade to the Cygnus carriage, reimagined by American cult filmmaker Wes Anderson. Within the carriage, two private coupes offer a new level of luxury. Each intimate space can be booked exclusively by up to four guests, who enjoy a bespoke menu, free-flowing champagne, and highly personalized service. Guests can also travel in the open carriage as part of the regular Pullman experience.
Restaurant + Bar

Each dish is accompanied by the finest wines and champagnes.

Dining on British Pullman, A Belmond Train is pure indulgence. Each menu is conceived by the onboard chef using fresh seasonal ingredients found across Great Britain. Each dish is accompanied by the finest wines and champagnes, expertly selected by our sommelier. All trips include fine dining, however guests also have the option to book onto one of the exclusive chef dinners that take place throughout the year.
  • Who's it for?
    If you're looking for exciting personalized day trips across the United Kingdom, accompanied by exquisite fine dining, then look no further than journeys on the British Pullman, A Belmond Train. Their day trips are ideal for anyone looking to privately charter a train ride cross-country to exciting, unexpected destinations ranging from castles to shorelines.
  • Location
    Departing from London Victoria Station, the British Pullman is the perfect way to celebrate the very best of Great Britain. Discover the historic gems of Bath and Oxford.

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