Friday 29th May 2020

Dundee at Leisure

Darlington, Durham, Newcastle

The Experience

Northern Belle Crest Logo

Your journey today takes you to Dundee, Scotland's fourth largest city, where you will have a chance to explore its vibrant and regenerated Waterfront.

Board the gleaming carriages of Northern Belle and settle into your plush chair. Take time to admire the décor of your ornate carriage, which evokes the luxury of 1930s "Belle" trains with handcrafted features such as murals and marquetry.


Your table is set for a fine dining experience with starched white linen, sparkling glassware and bespoke china. Your attentive steward will serve you a sparkling Bellini, followed by a sumptuous three-course brunch. As the train makes its way north, relax and admire the dramatic scenery unfolding through your window. On arrival in Dundee you will have free time to explore. The station is close to the Waterfront, which is currently enjoying a £1 billion redevelopment. Opened in 2018, to complement the new hotels, restaurants, shops, gardens and gleaming marina, there is a fabulous new V&A Museum of Design. However, one of the area's most fascinating existing attractions is an easy stroll away: Discovery Point is home to Captain Scott's polar exploration ship RRS Discovery, which completed the remarkable Antarctic expedition in 1901. A visit to the wooden, three-masted ship reveals what life was like at sea for Scott and his crew.

After your fascinating visit, you are welcomed back on board the train with champagne and canapés. Settle back into your chair and anticipate the gastronomic highlight to come-a five-course dinner of seasonal specialties, accompanied by our sommelier's selection of wine. Savour the fine cuisine, the convivial company and the unique ambience of Northern Belle as the train wends its way home.

INCLUDES

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Northern Belle luxury train
  • Welcome sparkling Bellini
  • Three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Free time to explore Dundee
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Five-course dinner: British seasonal table d’hôte menu including Great British cheeseboard, biscuits and chutneys
  • Bottle of wine per couple
  • Coffee, tea and petits fours 
 

£ 315.00 Per Passenger Book with only a 15% deposit

Darlington Station

6:45
Departs
Darlington
12:00
Arrives
Dundee
17:00
Departs
Dundee
22:15
Arrives
Darlington

Durham Station

7:00
Departs
Durham
12:00
Arrives
Dundee
17:00
Departs
Dundee
21:45
Arrives
Durham

Newcastle Station

7:30
Departs
Newcastle
12:00
Arrives
Dundee
17:00
Departs
Dundee
21:30
Arrives
Newcastle
Timings are provisional and subject to Network Rail confirmation 7 days prior to departure.