The Northern Belle

An authentic 1930’s luxury rail experience
The Northern Belle

The Northern Belle offers luxury train travel across the United Kingdom

Experience authentic opulence of 1930’s rail travel aboard the Northern Belle luxury train. Visiting Britain’s top destinations, the Northern Belle takes passengers back to the Golden Age of Travel where a ride on a train was all about the journey as much as the destination. Climb aboard and be welcomed by restored 1930’s carriages that take you back to a time of glitz and glamour with seven lovingly restored carriages all featuring their own unique designs. Restored by some of the UK’s top craftspeople, the Northern Belle is expertly finished with intricate marquetry, murals and mosaics with every detail restored back to its former glory. A journey aboard the Northern Belle is more than a trip, it’s an experience of the senses with exceptional fine dining featuring the finest seasonal ingredients from Britain, hand-crafted on board by an executive head chef. As the scenery unfolds, sit back in your armchair and experience a truly once-in-a-lifetime journey.

The Northern Belle at a glance

Journeys through the UK
UK journeys
Day Trips
Return day trips
Steward Service
Steward service
Observation Car
7 authentic carriages
Dining & Bar Car
Fine dining
Groups & Charters
Groups & charters available

The Northern Belle discount codes

Save 5% on any Northern Belle journey when you use discount code ‘Orient5’ at the checkout.

Dining Aboard The Northern Belle

A fine feast like no other
Dining aboard the Belmond Hiram Bingham
Beautiful brunches, lavish lunches or delicious dinners, every journey aboard the Northern Belle included sumptuous cuisine. As you take your seat, converse with fellow passengers and watch the glorious British landscape glide by, a feast is brought to you to ignite the senses. Every meal a unique culinary experience, accompanied by champagnes and wines carefully selected to compliment your meal. With stewards available for your every need, a top-up of your favourite beverage is never too much trouble.
The Northern Belle Fine Cuisine

Fine cuisine

As equally impressive as the 1930’s restored carriages is the fine cuisine served on every journey. Featuring fine seasonal ingredients, dishes are hand-crafted on board by exceptionally talented chefs for a combination of classic and innovative dishes. As the scenery unfolds outside your window, your senses are infused by the tastes in front of you. Ideal to celebrate a special occasion, a meal aboard the Northern Belle is comparable to that of a high-end restaurant but with ever-changing scenery outside and a truly authentic 1930’s experience inside.
The Northern Belle Chefs

Talented chefs

Big things happen in the small kitchen car. Exceptionally talented chefs create some of the most sumptuous cuisine you have ever tasted, all from a kitchen the size of a cupboard. As meals are prepared at speeds of up to 100mph by chefs with incredible levels of training, a new meaning is brought to the phrase ‘fast food’. With unique skills that allow chefs to work in confined spaces and yet still create incredible flavours, you can expect cuisine like you have never tasted before. Plus unlike some operators, the Northern Belle chefs can cater for a wide range of dietary needs.

Northern Belle Destinations

Explore Britain in the most luxurious way
The Northern Belle Destinations
The Northern Belle is a luxury train that offers round-trips all across Great Britain. Departing from multiple stations all over the country, finding your ideal journey aboard the Northern Belle is easy, with regular journeys through out most months of the year. Each journey aboard the Northern Belle is unique, which is why some passengers come back multiple times to experience different journeys.

Riding the rails all over the British Isles, the Northern Belle visits most counties, including East Anglia, the Midlands, London, the North East, North West, North Wales, Scotland, South Wales, the South West and Yorkshire. While some journeys focus on the cuisine and don’t make any stops, most journeys take passengers to a British highlight destination and allow guests to disembark and explore on their own or take a pre-arranged tour.

Please note: The Northern Belle does not embark on any journeys during January where it is maintained and cleaned ready for the year ahead.

Just some destinations the Northern Belle visits include:

Bath
The Northern Belle Bath
Scarborough
The Northern Belle Scarborough
Glamis Castle
The Northern Belle Glamis Castle
Bristol
The Northern Belle Bristol
Edinburgh
The Northern Belle Edinburgh
Chatsworth
The Northern Belle Chatsworth
Dumfries
The Northern Belle Dumfries
York
The Northern Belle York

Groups & Charters aboard the Northern Belle

The perfect venue for celebrations & entertaining
The Northern Belle Groups and Charters
There is no other venue quite like the Northern Belle. With its glamorous, lovingly restored carriages and ever-changing scenery, it is the perfect backdrop for any special occasion. Reserve a single carriage, multiple carriages or charter the entire train, the possibilities are endless and our complimentary concierge service is on hand to ensure your event is everything you had hoped for. Charter the Northern Belle and open up a world of possibilities, from bringing your friends and family on board for a special celebration to entertaining clients or rewarding colleagues, no matter the reason for your group or charter, one thing that can be guaranteed is creating memories that will last a lifetime.

Reserve a carriage

Your very own private space aboard a pre-scheduled charter makes for the ideal venue to delight a smaller number of guests. With all meals included as well as any private tours included at any of the destinations on the journey, booking your own carriage is ideal for treating loved ones, colleagues or impressive clients. With ample space in complete luxury, we can ensure your every need is met as we assist you in booking your very own carriage aboard the Northern Belle.

Charter the train

A bespoke charter allows you to choose everything from the food and wine served to the choice of engine, route and on board entertainment. Once confirmed, the Head Chef will prepare a sample of the food and drink for you ahead of time for you to sample and approve. We are on hand to assist in planning your perfect journey and are always available to make sure everything is as you would expect. When you charter the Northern Belle, the possibilities are truly limitless.

The Northern Belle Prices

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The Northern Belle Offers
A journey aboard the Northern Belle is all about creating memories. From the moment the train pulls up at the station to the moment you leave, you are taken back to a time of luxury and glamour like nothing else you would have experienced. With many journeys available all across the UK taking passengers to Britain’s highlight locations, there is a trip to suite every occasion. One thing is for sure is you will leave with stories to tell.

Passengers choose the Northern Belle for the convenience of travel and the accessibility of luxury. With journeys departing from across the UK, some passengers find it easier to get to a nearby station. Once on board, the luxury experienced is like that of any luxury train from the 1930’s era. But it’s not just about the train, passengers are also treated to the finest cuisine as well as unique tours of some of the UK’s most sought after locations. All journeys are round-trips and return to the station it departed from on the same day.

As a guide, journeys begin at around £200 per ticket and rise depending on the journey location, the length of the journey and any admission to country homes, castles or gardens that may also be included.
Bath Christmas Market

Bath Christmas Market

Enjoy a journey to historic city of Bath visit Christmas market

SOLD OUT

Per Passenger
Brief Encounter Afternoon Tea

Brief Encounter Afternoon Tea

Two Great British traditions align

Per Passenger
Brief Encounter Lunch

Brief Encounter Lunch

A wonderful opportunity to embrace the Golden Age of travel

Per Passenger
Cardiff at Leisure

Cardiff at Leisure

Explore Cardiff via the Northern Belle & experience unrivalled levels of luxury

Per Passenger
Cheltenham Gold Cup

Cheltenham Gold Cup

Arrive to the Cheltenham Gold Cup in style onboard the Northern Belle train

Per Passenger
Chester Christmas Markets

Chester Christmas Markets

What better way to visit Chester Christmas market but by luxury train

Per Passenger
Christmas Lunch

Christmas Lunch

The Northern belle  has a wonderful selection of Christmas lunch journeys

Per Passenger
Edinburgh & Firth of Forth

Edinburgh & Firth of Forth

Visit Scotland's capital for a cruise on the Firth of Forth

Per Passenger
Edinburgh & Royal Yacht Britannia

Edinburgh & Royal Yacht Britannia

Visit the glorious Royal Yacht Britannia & experience fine cuisine en-route

Per Passenger
Edinburgh at Leisure

Edinburgh at Leisure

A memorable day trip to Scotland aboard the luxurious Northern Belle

Per Passenger
Fireworks Dinner

Fireworks Dinner

A spectacular fireworks display, fine cuisine & exquisite luxury

Per Passenger
Great British Sunday Lunch

Great British Sunday Lunch

A truly indulgent lunch in traditional rain travel luxury

Per Passenger
Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Harrogate Spring Flower Show

A day to remember with an exquisite journey & a day at the Harrogate Spring Flower Show

Per Passenger
Hereford at Leisure

Hereford at Leisure

Arrive at Hereford in style aboard the Northern Belle vintage train

Per Passenger
London at Leisure - Christmas

London at Leisure - Christmas

A festive luxury train journey to England's capital

Per Passenger
London Theatre Show

London Theatre Show

Luxurious journeys & incredible theatre performances combine

Per Passenger
RHS Cardiff Flower Show

RHS Cardiff Flower Show

A day guaranteed to remember in 1930's opulent style

Per Passenger
St Andrews Day Dinner

St Andrew's Day Dinner

Celebrate patron saint of Scotland with a St Andrew's Day Dinner

Per Passenger
The Spirit of Travel Lunch

The Spirit of Travel Lunch

Experience the Golden age of Travel aboard the exquisite Northern Belle

Per Passenger
Valentines Day Lunch

Valentine's Day Lunch

A memorable romantic journey in exquisite style & luxury

Per Passenger
Winchester Christmas Markets

Winchester Christmas Markets

The ideal start to your festive season with a luxury train trip to Winchester

Per Passenger
York at Leisure

York at Leisure

Visit the historic town of York in pure unrivalled luxury

Per Passenger

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