Journeys onboard the British Pullman

Glamorous and full of joie de vivre, the British Pullman carriages of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express originally ran on legendary 1920s services such as The Brighton Belle and Golden Arrow.

Today, each one has been restored to its former glory, with exquisite Art Deco marquetry and table lamps that shed soft light on polished brass.

Nostalgia, fun and a dash of adventure all come together as the train heads out of London on day trips encircling the British countryside and to destinations including great cities, glittering social events and sporting occasions. Champagne flows and gourmet cuisine is served—a truly elegant experience.


Indulge your mother with traditional afternoon tea, accompanied by English Sparkling Wine, on a round-trip through the beautiful English countryside.

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea on the British Pullman - 15th March 2015

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea on the British Pullman - 15th March 2015

From: £205.00

Enjoy the quintessentially British experience of afternoon tea as the Belmond British Pullman takes you on a round-trip through Britain’s beautiful countryside.

Afternoon Tea on the British Pullman - 22nd February 2015

Afternoon Tea on the British Pullman - 22nd February 2015

From: £205.00

Enjoy a delicious brunch as the Belmond British Pullman takes you on a round-trip through the beautiful British countryside.

Brunch on the British Pullman - 22nd February 2015

Brunch on the British Pullman - 22nd February 2015

From: £205.00

Travel in the British Pullman’s opulent carriages as you make your way to Canterbury. There, you can join a guided walking tour and discover the delights of the medieval city.

Historic Canterbury on the British Pullman - 19th June, 10th July, 9th Oct, 16th Oct, 30th Oct, 6th Nov 2014

Historic Canterbury on the British Pullman - 19th June, 10th July, 9th Oct, 16th Oct, 30th Oct, 6th Nov 2014

From: £250.00

Enjoy brunch as you travel along the scenic Kent coast, arriving at the pretty seaside town of Folkestone.

Discover Folkestone on the British Pullman - 17th July 2014

Discover Folkestone on the British Pullman - 17th July 2014

From: £250.00

Treat your mother to a special lunch aboard the Belmond British Pullman, accompanied by a glass of Champagne, on a round-trip through Britain’s beautiful countryside.

Mother's Day Lunch on the British Pullman - 15th March 2015

Mother's Day Lunch on the British Pullman - 15th March 2015

From: £265.00

Our Signature Journey - step back into a Golden Age of Travel aboard the Belmond British Pullman. Enjoy fine food and wine as you set off on a round-trip through Britain’s glorious countryside.

The Golden Age of Travel on the British Pullman - 13th June, 5th Jul, 2nd Aug 2014 & various other dates

The Golden Age of Travel on the British Pullman - 13th June, 5th Jul, 2nd Aug 2014 & various other dates

From: £310.00

There’s been a murder in our midst! Agatha Christie would approve of this fun day out, which includes a sumptuous lunch – and plenty of head scratching.

Murder Mystery Lunch on the British Pullman - 27th June, 25th July, 29th August 2014 & various dates

Murder Mystery Lunch on the British Pullman - 27th June, 25th July, 29th August 2014 & various dates

From: £310.00

Enjoy lunch aboard the British Pullman as you head to Deal, once infamous for its smuggling activities and shipwrecks, now a delightful seaside resort. The choice is yours when you arrive - visit the castle, follow the Historic Trail or stroll along the seafront.

Discover Deal on the British Pullman - 19th July, 20th Sept 2014

Discover Deal on the British Pullman - 19th July, 20th Sept 2014

From: £310.00

Step back in time to the days of vintage rail travel on British Pullman carriages including the beautifully restored Audrey, Gwen and Vera cars of the iconic Brighton Belle service.

Brighton Belle Experience on the British Pullman - 4th Jul, 8th Aug, 26th Sept, 14th Nov 2014

Brighton Belle Experience on the British Pullman - 4th Jul, 8th Aug, 26th Sept, 14th Nov 2014

From: £310.00

Entertainment, bedecked carriages and a delicious meal as the beautiful winter countryside passes you by – a festive lunch with all the trimmings aboard the British Pullman is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas.

Christmas Lunch on the British Pullman - 6th, 17th, 18th, 19th Dec 2014

Christmas Lunch on the British Pullman - 6th, 17th, 18th, 19th Dec 2014

From: £370.00

Join the British Pullman as it travels to the ancient city of Canterbury, home to England’s most famous place of worship.

Canterbury Christmas Carols on the British Pullman - 3rd & 16th Dec 2014

Canterbury Christmas Carols on the British Pullman - 3rd & 16th Dec 2014

From: £395.00

Travel with the Belmond British Pullman to Fishbourne before heading to Petworth House.

Petworth House on the British Pullman - 13th September 2014

Petworth House on the British Pullman - 13th September 2014

From: £395.00

With its rich history and world-famous university, there is much to admire on our guided walking tour of Cambridge. Follow it with a trip to the magnificent Norman Ely Cathedral nearby.

Cambridge & Ely on the British Pullman - 16th July, 15th Oct 2014

Cambridge & Ely on the British Pullman - 16th July, 15th Oct 2014

From: £395.00

Combine a trip on the Belmond British Pullman with sightseeing in York, one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe. 

Historic York on the British Pullman - 3rd Sept 2014, 27th Feb 2015

Historic York on the British Pullman - 3rd Sept 2014, 27th Feb 2015

From: £395.00

Follow a delicious brunch on board with a tour of one of Britain’s finest country houses. Roam from room to room discovering famous artworks by old masters, sculptures and tapestries, and walk the ‘Capability’ Brown-designed gardens, with their spectacular fountains. 

Chatsworth House on the British Pullman - 2nd Jul, 1st Oct 2014

Chatsworth House on the British Pullman - 2nd Jul, 1st Oct 2014

From: £395.00

Travel to Winchester’s famous Christmas market, held in the surrounds of the cathedral, for some festive cheer and shopping. 

Winchester at Christmas on the British Pullman - 10th December 2014

Winchester at Christmas on the British Pullman - 10th December 2014

From: £395.00

Our Signature Journey—step back into a Golden Age of Travel on our steam-hauled excursion on the Belmond British Pullman.

Golden Age of Travel (Steam) on the British Pullman - 28th June, 11th July 2014 & various dates

Golden Age of Travel (Steam) on the British Pullman - 28th June, 11th July 2014 & various dates

From: £395.00

Join the British Pullman as you journey to Britain’s best-preserved Georgian city.

Historic Bath on the British Pullman - 22nd Oct, 2nd Dec 2014, 17th Jan, 28th Mar 2015

Historic Bath on the British Pullman - 22nd Oct, 2nd Dec 2014, 17th Jan, 28th Mar 2015

From: £395.00

Board the British Pullman for an adventure to Longleat House and the world-famous Safari Park.

Longleat on the British Pullman - 22nd October 2014

Longleat on the British Pullman - 22nd October 2014

From: £395.00

Shop for unique gifts and festive treats at Europe’s largest traditional Christmas market.

Lincoln Christmas Market on the British Pullman - 5th Dec 2014

Lincoln Christmas Market on the British Pullman - 5th Dec 2014

From: £395.00

Official country retreat of HRH The Queen in Norfolk, Sandringham House is nestled in 24 hectares of stunning grounds. Explore the house, formal gardens and museum, enjoying brunch and dinner on your return journey.

Sandringham on the British Pullman - 15th October 2014

Sandringham on the British Pullman - 15th October 2014

From: £395.00

Entertainment, bedecked carriages and a delicious meal as the beautiful winter countryside passes you by – a festive lunch aboard the steam-hauled British Pullman is the perfect way to celebrate Christmas. 

Christmas Lunch (Steam) on the British Pullman - 4th, 9th, 13th, 20th Dec 2014

Christmas Lunch (Steam) on the British Pullman - 4th, 9th, 13th, 20th Dec 2014

From: £415.00

Celebrate in style with a festive dinner, including Champagne and fine wine, aboard the British Pullman.

New Year's Eve on the British Pullman - 31st Dec 2014

New Year's Eve on the British Pullman - 31st Dec 2014

From: £415.00

Join the Belmond British Pullman for “The Dinner”, a magical evening of fine wining and dining. 

The Dinner on the British Pullman - 11th Sept 2014, 24th Jan, 14th Feb, 12th Mar 2015

The Dinner on the British Pullman - 11th Sept 2014, 24th Jan, 14th Feb, 12th Mar 2015

From: £420.00

Join the British Pullman for “The Dinner”, a decadent night of fine wining and dining.

The Dinner in Association with Laurent-Perrier on the British Pullman - 12th December 2014

The Dinner in Association with Laurent-Perrier on the British Pullman - 12th December 2014

From: £420.00

Join Chef Tom Kerridge for a pop-up dinner on board the Belmond British Pullman. 

The Dinner hosted by Tom Kerridge on the British Pullman - 12th July 2014

The Dinner hosted by Tom Kerridge on the British Pullman - 12th July 2014

From: £495.00

Tom Sellers, Executive Chef at his restaurant The Story, will join the British Pullman for an exclusive pop-up dinner. 

The Dinner hosted by Tom Sellers on the British Pullman - 10th October 2014

The Dinner hosted by Tom Sellers on the British Pullman - 10th October 2014

From: £495.00

Join the British Pullman as you journey to Britain’s best-preserved Georgian city.

Bath on the British Pullman (Steam Hauled Excursion) - 24th Sept 2014

Bath on the British Pullman (Steam Hauled Excursion) - 24th Sept 2014

From: £495.00

James Martin, who is well known for his cookery shows on the BBC and Channel 4, will join the British Pullman for an exclusive pop-up dinner. 

The Dinner hosted by James Martin on the British Pullman - 23rd October 2014

The Dinner hosted by James Martin on the British Pullman - 23rd October 2014

From: £495.00

Enjoy a steam-hauled journey on the British Pullman to see one of the great wonders of the industrial revolution. Experience the sights, sounds and smells that would have greeted passengers on board the first iron-hulled, propeller-driven ship to cross the Atlantic.

Bristol & Brunel's ss Great Britain (Steam) on the British Pullman - 24th Sept 2014

Bristol & Brunel's ss Great Britain (Steam) on the British Pullman - 24th Sept 2014

From: £495.00

One of Britain’s finest dining experiences awaits you at chef Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. Enjoy a two-Michelin-starred lunch, incorporating ingredients from Le Manoir’s own two-acre garden, with dessert served on your homeward journey.

Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons on the British Pullman - 11th Jun, 10th Sept, 11th Dec 2014

Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons on the British Pullman - 11th Jun, 10th Sept, 11th Dec 2014

From: £550.00




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