Journeys onboard the Northern Belle

Exuding all the opulence of the great “Belle” trains of the 1930s, this delightful train travels through Britain’s most beautiful landscapes.

Guests are cocooned in carriages that celebrate the country’s heritage and craftsmanship, with decoration by marquetry experts, muralists and mosaic artists.

Champagne sets the scene as the whistle blows, to be followed by exceptional dining based on locally-sourced ingredients. With departures from over 60 regional stations to destinations country-wide, this is the ultimate 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.


Enjoy an Alice in Wonderland-themed tea party in a Mad Hatters’ decorated carriage as the Northern Belle takes you on a round trip through Britain’s beautiful countryside.

Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party on the Northern Belle - 12th October 2014

Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party on the Northern Belle - 12th October 2014

From: £185.00

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

Afternoon Tea on the Northern Belle - 12th Oct 2014

Afternoon Tea on the Northern Belle - 12th Oct 2014

From: £185.00

Enjoy traditional afternoon tea accompanied by a selection of Laurent-Perrier champagnes as the Northern Belle takes you on a round trip through Britain’s beautiful countryside.

Laurent-Perrier Afternoon Tea on the Northern Belle - 12th Oct 2014

Laurent-Perrier Afternoon Tea on the Northern Belle - 12th Oct 2014

From: £225.00

Hone your sleuthing skills on this fun-filled circular tour, which begins with a sumptuous five-course lunch.

Murder Mystery Lunch on the Northern Belle - 26th July 2014

Murder Mystery Lunch on the Northern Belle - 26th July 2014

From: £235.00

Celebrate the spookiest night of the year in style aboard the Northern Belle.

Halloween Dinner on the Northern Belle - 31st October 2014

Halloween Dinner on the Northern Belle - 31st October 2014

From: £235.00

Enjoy an evening of fine food and wine as themed entertainment lights up the night. 

Guy Fawkes Dinner on the Northern Belle - 7th November 2014

Guy Fawkes Dinner on the Northern Belle - 7th November 2014

From: £235.00

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

The Spirit of Travel with Dinner on the Northern Belle -  29th Aug, 31st Oct, 7th Nov 2014

The Spirit of Travel with Dinner on the Northern Belle - 29th Aug, 31st Oct, 7th Nov 2014

From: £235.00

Join friends and family for a quintessentially British experience: Sunday lunch. 

Sunday Lunch on the Northern Belle - 20th Jul, 3rd Aug, 17th Aug, 26th Oct, 9th Nov 2014

Sunday Lunch on the Northern Belle - 20th Jul, 3rd Aug, 17th Aug, 26th Oct, 9th Nov 2014

From: £235.00

Enjoy an evening of fine food and wine as musicians stroll through your carriage, playing songs synonymous with Sinatra, Martin and the rest of the Rat Pack gang.

Rat Pack on the Tracks Dinner on the Northern Belle - 9th May 2014

Rat Pack on the Tracks Dinner on the Northern Belle - 9th May 2014

From: £235.00

Our Signature Journey - step back into a golden age of travel aboard the Northern Belle. Enjoy fine food and wine as you set off on a round-trip through Britain’s glorious countryside. 

The Spirit of Travel with Lunch on the Northern Belle - 25th October 2014

The Spirit of Travel with Lunch on the Northern Belle - 25th October 2014

From: £235.00

Step back into a golden age of travel aboard the Northern Belle.  Enjoy fine food and wine as you set off on a round-trip through Britain's glorious countryside. 

"Brief Encounter" Dinner on the Northern Belle - 8th Aug 2014

"Brief Encounter" Dinner on the Northern Belle - 8th Aug 2014

From: £235.00

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

Christmas Lunch on the Northern Belle - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 9th Dec 2014 & various other dates

Christmas Lunch on the Northern Belle - 3rd, 4th, 5th, 9th Dec 2014 & various other dates

From: £250.00

Enjoy a fabulous wine-tasting experience aboard the Northern Belle. 

Wine Tasting Dinner on the Northern Belle - 9th May, 8th Aug, 29th Aug, 7th Nov 2014

Wine Tasting Dinner on the Northern Belle - 9th May, 8th Aug, 29th Aug, 7th Nov 2014

From: £275.00

Enjoy a fabulous wine-tasting experience aboard the Northern Belle.

Wine Tasting Lunch on the Northern Belle - 5th October, 9th November 2014

Wine Tasting Lunch on the Northern Belle - 5th October, 9th November 2014

From: £275.00

Museums, galleries, world-class shopping, the Tower of London—you decide which to explore.

London at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 17th May, 1st Jul, 12th Jul 2014 and various other dates

London at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 17th May, 1st Jul, 12th Jul 2014 and various other dates

From: £295.00

Enjoy a leisurely afternoon in this picturesque spa town, famous for its healing waters and stunning floral displays.

Harrogate at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 25th April 2014

Harrogate at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 25th April 2014

From: £295.00

Rich in archaeological and architectural treasures, perfectly preserved Chester is a stunning city to explore at your own pace.

Historic Chester at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 7th Jun, 3rd Oct, 17th Oct 2014

Historic Chester at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 7th Jun, 3rd Oct, 17th Oct 2014

From: £295.00

Explore the thriving city of Dundee at your leisure, including the RRS Discovery, the ship that transported Captain Scott on his remarkable Antarctic expedition.

Dundee at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 30th August 2014

Dundee at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 30th August 2014

From: £295.00

Explore Llandudno at your leisure. Wander along the longest pier in Wales, marvel at the spectacular limestone headland of Great Orme, or uncover rich local history at Llandudno Museum.

Llandudno at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 6th June 2014

Llandudno at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 6th June 2014

From: £295.00

Scotland’s capital city is a sightseer’s paradise. Explore the fantastic shops, museums, art galleries and historic attractions at your leisure. 

Edinburgh at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 31st May, 9th Aug, 11th Oct 2014

Edinburgh at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 31st May, 9th Aug, 11th Oct 2014

From: £295.00

Explore Liverpool at your leisure. From world class attractions, shopping and sport to legendary music, the city region is bursting with the widest choice of things to do. 

Liverpool at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 5th April 2014

Liverpool at Leisure on the Northern Belle - 5th April 2014

From: £295.00

Theatre, comedy, dance and music - the world’s biggest and most diverse arts festival comes to town for three weeks in August.

Edinburgh Fringe on the Northern Belle - 9th August 2014

Edinburgh Fringe on the Northern Belle - 9th August 2014

From: £295.00

Travel in style on the Northern Belle before boarding Brunel’s ss Great Britain.

Brunel's ss Great Britain on the Northern Belle - 23rd May 2014

Brunel's ss Great Britain on the Northern Belle - 23rd May 2014

From: £340.00

Follow brunch on the Northern Belle with a day out at the spectacular Harrogate Spring Flower Show, the first in the UK’s gardening show season. Grab this opportunity to see incredible exhibitions and pick up invaluable gardening tips.

Harrogate Spring Flower Show on the Northern Belle - 25th April 2014

Harrogate Spring Flower Show on the Northern Belle - 25th April 2014

From: £340.00

Travel to Edinburgh for a guided coach tour of the historic Scottish capital. 

Underground Edinburgh on the Northern Belle - 31st May, 11th Oct 2014

Underground Edinburgh on the Northern Belle - 31st May, 11th Oct 2014

From: £340.00

Travel to RAF Cosford in Shropshire for the thrilling Air Show.

RAF Cosford on the Northern Belle - 8th June 2014

RAF Cosford on the Northern Belle - 8th June 2014

From: £340.00

Enjoy brunch on the Northern Belle before arriving in Harrogate for your transfer to Harewood House.

Harewood House on the Northern Belle - 25th April 2014

Harewood House on the Northern Belle - 25th April 2014

From: £340.00

Follow brunch aboard the Northern Belle with a journey through the wild glens and sparkling waters of The Trossachs National Park, homeland of Rob Roy MacGregor.

Loch Lomond National Park on the Northern Belle - 3rd May, 16th May, 4th Jul, 22nd Aug 2014

Loch Lomond National Park on the Northern Belle - 3rd May, 16th May, 4th Jul, 22nd Aug 2014

From: £340.00

Join the Northern Belle for a magical trip to Chester, one of the most complete Roman walled cities.

Historic Chester & Cathedral on the Northern Belle - 7th Jun, 3rd Oct, 17th Oct 2014

Historic Chester & Cathedral on the Northern Belle - 7th Jun, 3rd Oct, 17th Oct 2014

From: £340.00

Travel to the beautiful Island of Anglesey in Wales.

Beaumaris Castle and Plas Newydd - Angelsey on the Northern Belle - 15th May, 6th June 2014

Beaumaris Castle and Plas Newydd - Angelsey on the Northern Belle - 15th May, 6th June 2014

From: £340.00

Following brunch on board, take the Mountain Railway as it winds its way up Mt Snowdon. After marveling at the spectacular panoramic views at its peak, explore the pretty town of Llanberis.

Snowdon National Park & Mountain Railway on the Northern Belle - 15th May, 6th June 2014

Snowdon National Park & Mountain Railway on the Northern Belle - 15th May, 6th June 2014

From: £340.00

Take the Northern Belle into London for a unique sightseeing trip.

London Sightseeing on the Northern Belle - 17th May, 1st Jul, 12th Jul 2014 and various other dates

London Sightseeing on the Northern Belle - 17th May, 1st Jul, 12th Jul 2014 and various other dates

From: £340.00

Let the opulent Northern Belle transport you to Bath, Britain’s best-preserved Georgian city.

Bath on the Northern Belle - 23rd May 2014

Bath on the Northern Belle - 23rd May 2014

From: £340.00

Uncover the secrets of daily life on board the former floating home of Her Majesty the Queen with an audio tour of this magnificent ship.

Edinburgh & The Royal Yacht Britannia - 31st May, 9th Aug, 11th Oct 2014

Edinburgh & The Royal Yacht Britannia - 31st May, 9th Aug, 11th Oct 2014

From: £340.00

Alight in Dundee for a guided tour of the fairy-tale Glamis Castle, childhood home of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, and the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

Glamis Castle on the Northern Belle - 30th August 2014

Glamis Castle on the Northern Belle - 30th August 2014

From: £340.00

Join the Northern Belle as it journeys to the medieval walled town of Conwy in north Wales.

Conwy & National Trust Bodnant Gardens on the Northern Belle - 15th May, 6th June 2014

Conwy & National Trust Bodnant Gardens on the Northern Belle - 15th May, 6th June 2014

From: £340.00

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