Belmond British Pullman train experience & London stay

Elegant London stay & iconic railway trip to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Belmond British Pullman

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

London

The Rubens at the Palace

The Rubens at the Palace

Classic Double room, The Rubens at the Palace

Belmond British Pullman

Belmond British Pullman

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

London

The Rubens at the Palace

Classic Double room, The Rubens at the Palace

The Rubens at the Palace

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Belmond British Pullman

Belmond British Pullman

Belmond British Pullman

Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

Buckingham Palace, London

Belmond British Pullman

Belmond British Pullman

The Rubens at the Palace

Belmond British Pullman

The Rubens at the Palace

Journey aboard the iconic Belmond British Pullman train to discover Britain's maritime history, with brunch and dinner, entry to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, and a stay near Buckingham Palace

Time-travel to the railway's Golden Age with a trip aboard the elegant Belmond British Pullman train - sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, where you'll toast your journey with a welcome cocktail before tucking in to a refined brunch and dinner in their elegant vintage carriages.

You'll begin by checking into The Rubens at the Palace - a luxury base in the upscale heart of London. A crown's throw from Buckingham Palace, the flagship royal residence, this hotel will allow you to experience a location fit for a king. You're also near Victoria station and within walking distance of Big Ben, Green Park, the Houses of Parliament, the London Eye, Downing Street, beautiful parks and upmarket shopping.

The following morning, don your finest glad rags and make the 10-minute walk to Victoria station, where you'll board the elegant and sophisticated Belmond British Pullman. Evoking the Golden Age of travel of the 1920s when these ‘palaces on wheels’ transported royalty and film stars through the English countryside, you’ll find exquisitely appointed vintage carriages in which you can enjoy a delicious fine dining menu alongside a glass of bubbly or two, as you make tracks for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to explore Britain's incredible maritime history.

Good to know

All timings shown on this website are for your guidance only. Confirmed timings will be supplied with your travel documents. Please ensure you bring your travel documents on the day of your journey.

Please note that guests are required to make their own way between the hotel and London Victoria station. Please also be aware that due to limited availability at the time of booking, you will be sharing a table for four with another couple; seat assignments will be provided when you check-in for your trip.

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We like

  • Immersing yourself in the romance of the Golden Age of travel for an experience you'll never forget 
  • Silver service as you travel, with liveried stewards and an ultra-glamorous setting 
  • Discovering Britain's memorable maritime history with a trip to the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard 
  • Enjoying a plush stay at The Rubens at the Palace - a stunning and elegant hotel with a perfect central setting

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