Cardiff Castle – Marques of Bute’s Gothic Mansion

Northern Belle – Cardiff Castle

A luxury train excursion to Cardiff Castle onboard the Northern Belle

All aboard for a luxury journey on the Northern Belle to Cardiff Castle, a fantasy Gothic Mansion built in the Victorian era. Enjoy a full day out as you travel to Cardiff Castle in style onboard an authentic and beautifully restored 1930s luxury train, spend time at Cardiff Castle as you wish before boarding once more for the return journey and an exquisite dinner.

Expect a day to remember with this full-day excursion with a round-trip onboard the Northern Belle. You are welcomed onboard with a sparking Bellini and shown to your plush arm chair before a delicious three-course brunch is served. Admire the ever-changing landscape as we take a scenic route through the beautiful British countryside.

After a few hours onboard, we reach Cardiff Castle where you have four hours or so to spend as you wish, exploring and admiring this exceptional castle. With over 2,000 years of history, there is plenty to discover with ornate rooms a banqueting hall and library.

Return to the Northern Belle for your return journey and a champagne reception. As we make our way back to our departure point, you are treated to a magnificent five-course dinner. Prepared fresh onboard by our talented chefs, experience some of the finest cuisine you have ever tasted as the train winds it’s way back home.

Included in this Northern Belle journey:

  • Round-trip onboard the Northern Belle 1930s luxury train
  • Welcome sparkling drinks reception
  • Three-course brunch
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Visit to Cardiff Castle with time at leisure
  • Champagne reception
  • Five-course dinner
  • Bottle of wine per couple
  • Tea, coffee and petit fours

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Terms and conditions

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

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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.

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