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 Promotions

Northern Belle offer regular promotions, contact us to find out more

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:

The Northern Belle Bath
The Northern Belle Scarborough
Glamis Castle
The Northern Belle Glamis Castle
The Northern Belle Bristol
The Northern Belle Edinburgh
The Northern Belle Chatsworth
The Northern Belle Dumfries
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.
Northern Belle Charters

The Northern Belle Prices

Special offers exclusive to
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.
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