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British Pullman, A Belmond Train, England

The British Pullman, a Belmond train in England, offers a truly luxurious and nostalgic travel experience. Step aboard this iconic train and be transported back to the golden age of travel. With its beautifully restored carriages, exquisite décor, and attentive service, the British Pullman exudes elegance and sophistication. As you embark on a journey through the picturesque English countryside, you'll indulge in sumptuous cuisine prepared by talented chefs and sip on fine wines in the stylish dining cars. The British Pullman also offers a range of themed journeys, from glamorous day trips to multi-day excursions, allowing you to explore the beauty and charm of England in unparalleled style. Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or simply seeking a unique and memorable adventure, the British Pullman promises an unforgettable experience that captures the essence of luxury train travel.

Train Overview

The classic British Pullman is a luxurious train operated by Belmond, a world-renowned luxury travel company. As one of the most famous luxury trains in the world, the British Pullman offers passengers an unforgettable experience with classic charm and modern amenities. It has been transporting guests since 1930 and offers a variety of routes throughout England as well as journeys to Scotland. Its exquisite vintage carriages are fitted with elegant interiors and feature luxurious armchairs, polished woods, inlays, and gilded fittings. Guests can relax in their cabin or socialize in the bar car while taking in the beautiful scenery outside.


The original Pullman Company was established in London by George Pullman back in 1885. Its high-quality sleeping cars provided comfort for long-distance travelers on Britain's rail network. By the late 1920s, competition from airlines began to threaten profitability due to its high overheads compared to air travel's increased speed and efficiency. In order to survive, the company rebranded itself as "British Railways," that incorporated luxury features such as individually catered meals and professional staff. This strategy proved successful until it was taken over by Belmond Ltd., now known as Belmond Trains & Cruises, which continues to run this service today.

The majestic views from the British Pullman offer a stunning backdrop of rolling countryside and distant towns.
The majestic views from the British Pullman offer a stunning backdrop of rolling countryside and distant towns.


When it comes to dining onboard the British Pullman, there is no shortage of options! The onboard staff prepares every meal with fresh ingredients sourced locally whenever possible. Guests have a choice between traditional British cuisine created by knowledgeable chefs, or they can opt for something more contemporary such as seasonal salads or seafood dishes. All food is presented beautifully on fine china accompanied by crystal glassware for an extra touch of elegance! After dinner, be sure to try one of their signature cocktails which are served at the bar car - enjoy them alongside light jazz music for a truly unique experience.

Dining on the British Pullman is an unforgettable experience, combining delicious food with attentive service and a luxurious atmosphere.
Dining on the British Pullman is an unforgettable experience, combining delicious food with attentive service and a luxurious atmosphere.


In addition to excellent catering services, each cabin also boasts five-star amenities such as comfortable bedding, en suite bathroom facilities, and complimentary toiletries so you can freshen up after a long day exploring England's countryside landscape! Each carriage also offers Wi-Fi services, so you stay connected on your journey!

Train Routes

The British Pullman operates several routes throughout England, including trips from:

  • London to Oxford or Bath & Bristol

  • Glasgow & Edinburgh

  • Birmingham & Leicester

  • Manchester & Liverpool

  • Cardiff & Exeter

  • Leeds & York

  • Cambridge & Norwich & North Wales

Plus many more destinations across Britain's railway network! For those looking for something special – why not take a tour that includes lunch aboard The Northern Belle – providing direct access from London Euston Station before heading north towards Scotland for an unforgettable experience?

The Luxury of LuxRally Travel, a Belmond Benefits Partner

Travel has never been more exciting than with LuxRally, an official travel partner of Belmond Hotels. With their exclusive partnership, you can enjoy a range of benefits and amenities that will make your experience even more luxurious. From free breakfast for two daily to complimentary Wi-Fi in-room and a $100 credit per stay for use at spas or restaurants, LuxRally has it all. The icing on the cake? Early check-in and late check-out when available, as well as a welcome amenity and VIP service. Book your next Belmond Hotel, Train, or cruise experience today with LuxRally - you won't regret it!

Explore the Brand:

Belmond hotels are known for their luxurious accommodations and impeccable service. With a collection of iconic properties around the world and a reputation for excellence, Belmond hotels offer a truly unforgettable travel experience. What sets them apart is their unique offering of luxury train journeys, where guests can embark on an extraordinary voyage while indulging in the finest amenities and breathtaking scenery. From the legendary Venice Simplon-Orient-Express to the British Pullman and Royal Scotsman, Belmond trains provide an unparalleled way to explore the world in style and elegance.

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