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Northern Belle

London SE1 2HP, England
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Bad start then perfection

We went on a five hour 7 course luncheon trip from Cheltenham Spa to Taunton and back. At... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NicandSue
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Malvern
Second time

We had a fabulous day out with you yesterday in holy island great to see some familiar staff jan... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janicefaulkner123
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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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 wide variety of day trips includes visits to destinations such as Edinburgh, Bath and the Lake District, and events including Ladies' Day at Ascot and the Chelsea Flower Show. Departures from more than 65 stations around the UK.
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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London SE1 2HP, England
Southwark
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a five hour 7 course luncheon trip from Cheltenham Spa to Taunton and back. At Cheltenham the departures board showed a 70 min delay due to overrunning maintenance works. No offer of free refreshments and a hint of panic. Luckily we did...More

Thank NicandSue
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fabulous day out with you yesterday in holy island great to see some familiar staff jan always happy and time for a chat so keen to keep us all happy Thankyou -Sandra Thankyou for our seats very much appreciated mike our waiter...More

Thank janicefaulkner123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I purchased a day out to Epsom derby day on the northern belle train for my partners birthday. Never been on a train like this before so I didn't know what to expect. From start (7 am) to finish (11 pm) everything about the day...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner booked the Northern Belle as a birthday gift. The train was traveling from Crewe to Epsom and then we were going onto Derby Day at Epsom racecourse. From the moment we got on board at Crewe Station we were treated to a magnificent...More

1  Thank louby41
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I traveled on the Northern Belle as a 30th anniversary gift. We had a superb day, one we will always remember. The service and food were excellent. An expensive day but worth it for something special.

2  Thank melonyfoy
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and myself travelled on May 10th to bodnant gardens from Watford junction. What an amazing day it was right from the start. We were in the Warwick carriage and the staff were amazing. The food was as good as any we have had...More

Thank Trisha138
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we have been on the northern belle. With an upcoming significant birthday I decided that we will join this again. Hubby and I travelled from Glasgow to balmoral castle. We were in chatsworth this time round and Emma, our lead...More

1  Thank Monkey168
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous day out. New recruit Ally (Alastair) was simply fantastic, looked after us with magnificent precision attention to detail and courtesy Food was plentiful and sublime Truly wonderful day

Thank les G
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

Last weekend I was treated to a very special birthday treat - a trip on the fantastic Pullman train decorated in the bygone era of the 1930s. We selected the Spirit of Travel Lunch. A round trip onboard the train departing from Birmingham International Train...More

1  Thank CelestePienaar
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

My husband and I did a trip on the Northern Belle to the Grand National. We joined the train at Euston where we were looked after by extremely helpful staff. We were served a wonderful 3 course breakfast,all served on beutiful China. After a fabulous...More

Thank katherineTurkey
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Catriona D
15 June 2018|
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Response from Monkey168 | Reviewed this property |
You should receive the tickets ten days beforehand. Head for the station at the allocated time and you should see something dressed appropriately, aka to a wedding and with the folder! Do enjoy. We travelled from Glasgow... More
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louby41
22 May 2018|
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Response from Trisha138 | Reviewed this property |
Everything is perfectly safe left on the train
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