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Northern Belle

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Evoking the opulent "Belles" of the 1930s, this luxurious yet intimate train explores Britain's most beautiful countryside. The superb on-board cuisine is created using locally sourced specialities, all paired with fine wines and Champagnes. The...more
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London SE1 2HP, England
Southwark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been on the Northern Belle a few times now and every experience is as good as the last. I would highly recommend going on any of the trips if you get the opportunity. The train itself is fantastic and all of the staff...More

Thank Janet H
DayTrip67858335753, Administrator at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Janet H Thank you for taking the time to tell us of your recent journey with us. I am so please you enjoyed our Fireworks Dinner and that our staff have made such an impression. Its nice to hear that we will be...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were spoiled from start to finish. What a fantastic excursion. We took the Northern Belle from Manchester for a firework display in Grange over Sands. Dave and Charlotte looked after us with exemplary service in a beautiful Duart carriage. The entertainment was lovely and...More

Thank DINKEtravellers
DayTrip67858335753, Administrator at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon DINKEtravellers Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to share details of your evening. I will pass your comments onto Dave and Charlotte. We hope we may have the pleasure of your company again soon. Best Wishes, Elly

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my third journey aboard The Northern Belle. From the moment you're met on the red carpet by your steward & shown to your table, you are whisked back in time to the golden age of travel. Sit back & sink into possibly the...More

Thank N111GUY
DayTrip67858335753, Administrator at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Guy P Thank you very much for your kind comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your journey and we hope to see you again soon. Best Wishes, Elly

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a super time on the Northern Belle, we can highly recommend! So nostalgic, what a wonderful time we had!!

Thank 15smile
DayTrip67858335753, Administrator at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback, I'm so pleased you enjoyed your day with us and look forward to you joining us again in the future.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This treat was given to us as a gift for our wedding. We did the trip from Chester with a pick up in Liverpool. Afternoon tea consisted of a glass of sparkling rosé, savoury starters, sandwiches, cakes, cream tea and a sweet dessert. Also all...More

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DayTrip67858335753, Administrator at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Amynapier Many congratulations on your wedding! Thank you for your review with regards to your recent excursion on board the Northern Belle. It is a pleasure to receive positive feedback from passengers about our staff, service and food. Your comments will be passed...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth every penny, it does what it says on the tin. The Food was 5 Star and so was the Service. we had a slight delay in the train arriving, however we were welcomed with a glass of champagne and that was soon forgotten. we...More

Thank Timbo5447
DayTrip67858335753, Administrator at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Timbo5447 Thank you for your feedback following your recent trip with us. Apologies for the slight delay in the train arriving, we usually run to time but it seems not so on this occasion. I'm glad you enjoyed the journey and travelling via...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Saturday 14th July 2018 saw us standing on platform 10 at Bristol Temple Meads awaiting the arrival of The Northern Belle for our trip to Padstow. Once the train had pulled in we were warmly greeted by the on-board train manager, James, and shown to...More

Thank 157StephenC
DayTrip67858335753, Administrator at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Stephen C, Thank you for taking the time to contact us following your trip to Cornwall, which is such a lovely part of the country. I'm pleased you enjoyed your day with us and I will pass your comments onto the on-board team....More

Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

What a huge disapointment.total waste of £400 .1st class to London with Virgin is better.Sandwhiches served first.1 hour later cakes.dirty plates not changed.fresh tea poured onto left over cold tea still in cups.no musicians .when asked where they where answer was they didnt turn up....More

Thank maureenells
JeanetteS1745, General Manager at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Dear Maureenells, We always aim to wow our guests and I am sorry that we failed in your case. As you can see from the other reviews posted to this site the vast majority of our guests enjoy their time onboard and leave with happy...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Luxury from the word go. Tickets arrived at home in very nice document holder brought by our children as an Xmas present ( we couldn’t take until now due to health reasons) We travelled from Leeds down to Doncaster and Nottingham then return to Leeds....More

Thank jazlle
JeanetteS1745, General Manager at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Dear Jazelle, Thank you very much for your kind review. A journey aboard the Northern Belle certainly makes a unique and memorable gift. We are delighted you enjoyed your present from your children and hope you may choose to travel with us again in the...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

From entering the station, to boarding the train , then the perfect experience ever pure pure luxury, amazing food, totally attentive staff , truly truly amazing.More

Thank Annette G
JeanetteS1745, General Manager at Northern Belle, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Dear Annette, Thank you for your lovely comments, we are delighted you had an amazing time. I will share your kind words with the onboard team who will be pleased that you enjoyed their service and the experience onboard. We hope to see you again...More

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Michele1106
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Response from SukyH | Reviewed this property |
Hi, some men were wearing suits or jacket and tie but not many. Smart trousers and a shirt and jacket seemed the most popular. Most women wore smart casual but some less so. The trick is to look smart enough on the train but... More
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Katty03
2 August 2018|
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Response from harry B | Reviewed this property |
AS above not sure but would be surprised if this is allowed. You do get free drinks as everyone has stated. It is still a great trip , enjoy.
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Stuart L
2 August 2018|
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Response from JeanetteS1745 | Property representative |
Good Afternoon, The train has tables of two with tables of four across the aisle. We only have a limited number of tables of two and in order to guarantee a private table a £60 supplement per booking is requested. Many... More
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