Visit the home of Shakespeare on a luxury train trip

You do not have to be a locomotive enthusiast to appreciate the grand entrance of a vintage diesel Locomotive into London’s Victoria Station - an arrival not to be missed. With its beautifully presented carriages, the British Pullman is the only way to travel in style! You will be greeted with a sparkling Bellini and shown to your luxurious seat inside one of the art-deco carriages. Appreciate your surroundings as you await the arrival of your Three-course lunch, served to you at your table. Sip on morning coffee and tea, and enjoy the ever-changing views from your window, as you travel to Stratford-upon-Avon by luxury train.

Over 800 years' worth of history awaits your arrival on Warwick Parkway, where your private guide and coach are waiting to take you to the home of Shakespeare’s mother-Mary Arden. The centre of Stratford is the next destination, to visit Shakespeare’s birthplace, which was also his childhood home. There may also be some time available to explore the town at your own pace. Once you have made the short walk to Stratford-upon-Avon station, you are welcomed back aboard with a glass of champagne. Settle in your seat, your four-course dinner will shortly be served, along with a bottle of wine per couple. Whilst you relax, and remember your day, sip on coffee or tea as you are taken back to London!

As this journey can lead to old properties, this may be unsuitable for passengers with limited mobility, who may find the small rooms, uneven floors and steep staircases a challenge.


Included in this luxury train journey to Stratford-upon-Avon:

  • Round trip travel on the British Pullman
  • Welcome beverage of Sparkling Bellini on the outward journey
  • Tea or coffee in the morning
  • Three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Time to spend in Stratford-upon-Avon at your leisure
  • Champagne welcome reception on the return journey
  • Bottle of wine per couple, to accompany your dinner
  • Four-course dinner, with cheese boards, biscuits & chutneys on the return journey
  • Teas, coffee
  • Petit fours

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Please note: Tables for three and tables for one are quite limited on the British Pullman so please ask us before booking.

Your booking will not be confirmed until you receive official confirmation and an itinerary from our concierge team

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This is a brief overview of our booking terms and conditions. Please note each individual operator has their own terms and conditions and by booking with you are also accepting the operator's terms. For more information regarding operator terms and conditions please contact us or the operator directly.

PLEASE NOTE: Receiving receipt of payment is not confirmation that your booking has been successful. We will contact you one to 10 working days after you have paid to confirm your booking, take further details of those travelling and send your itinerary. In the rare instance your booking cannot be fulfilled for any reason, such as the operator cancelling a journey or anything else beyond our control, we will be in touch with alternative options or will refund your payment.

All prices shown are for one adult ticket. Sleeper journeys are based on two adults sharing accommodation. Single occupancy of cabins may incur additional charge.

Prices are set by the operator and may change at short notice. We endeavour to ensure prices are always accurate and update our own website as soon as possible. All timings and details of included tours and activities are for guidance only and will only be confirmed in your travel documents that will be emailed to you 7 days before departure. For any questions including discounts, offers or group pricing, please contact

As an authorised ticketing agent of luxury train journeys, we may need to pass some of your details (such as your name and dietary requirements) on to the train operators in order to complete your booking. This is done so the operators can add you to their guest list, send you your tickets and ensure the meals served to you onboard meet your dietary requirements. By booking with, you are agreeing that you allow such necessary details to be shared with the operators under the cause of legitimate interest. If you have any questions, please contact us by phone or email

There are a limited number of private tables and cabin types onboard. While we keep our website updated regularly, there may be occasions when private tables or cabin types become fully booked meaning we are unable to fulfil your booking requirements. Should this be the case, we will contact you to discuss alternative options and refund any payments made.

We have the right to refuse the request of a deposit when a journey is scheduled to depart in less than 16 weeks. If you choose to book with a deposit you must pay the remaining balance in full 15 weeks before departure at the latest. Should you fail to pay the remaining balance 15 weeks prior to departure, you will forfeit your deposit and your booking. Deposits are accepted by request. Most journeys require a 25% deposit to secure a booking however some specialist journeys do require a 50% deposit. Please contact us for confirmation.

Tickets are sent electronically around 5 days before departure. You will not receive tickets or any form of 'gift pack' in the post. This is in an attempt to reduce paper use and do our part for the environment.

By booking a journey you agree to these terms, the terms set out by each individual operator and our cancellation policy.

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