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Edinburgh & Royal Yacht Britannia

Saturday 26th November 2022

Manchester, Bolton, Preston

Join the Northern Belle luxury train for a fascinating excursion to Scotland’s capital, including the magnificent Royal Yacht Britannia.

Your Journey

Take your seat ready for a fine dining experience on the outward journey to Edinburgh. Liveried stewards serve a delicious brunch at your table, which is set with immaculate white linen and sparkling glassware. 

Relax and enjoy the journey to the Scottish capital, gazing at the changing scenery through your large picture window. 

On arrival at Waverley Station there will be a coach transfer to Ocean Terminal, Leith, where Royal Yacht Britannia is berthed. Berthed at Leith ever since it was decommissioned in 1997, the Royal Family’s beloved yacht was a place where they enjoyed many happy holidays. 

Today it is one of Scotland’s most popular attractions. Start the tour at the Visitor Centre, learning about the yacht’s rich history. Then tour the five main decks with the help of an audio guide. Highlights include the luxurious State Apartments, royal sleeping quarters and personal photographs of the monarch and her family. 

Also make sure to visit the Bridge and the gleaming Engine Room. After touring the magnificent ship if time permits you may have some free time to explore Edinburgh. Later rejoin the train sublime five course dinner, served with our sommeliers’ selection of house wine.

What's included

Round trip travel on the Northern Belle

Welcome drink; sparkling Bellini cocktail

Delicious three course brunch on the outward journey

Morning tea and coffee

Guided coach transfers

Visit to the Royal Yacht with tour and admission

Champagne reception back on board

Five course dinner: British seasonal table d’hôte menu including Great British cheese board, biscuits and chutneys

Bottle of wine per couple

Tea, coffee and petits fours 

Saturday 26th November 2022

Departing from

Manchester, Bolton, Preston

  • Manchester Victoria Station

  • Bolton Station

  • Preston Station

  • Destination
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station

We are currently awaiting provisional timings.
Timings are subject to network rail confirmation 7 days prior to departure.

Please Note

  • Bookings of two attract a surcharge of £90 for a private table for two
  • All timings shown on this website are for your guidance only—a confirmed schedule will be supplied with your travel documents
  • Please ensure you bring your travel documents on the day of your journey
  • If booking up to eight (8) weeks prior to departure, a non-refundable 15% deposit is required to secure your seats
  • Payment is required in full if you are booking within eight (8) weeks of travel
  • Full payment and cancellation details can be found in our Terms and Conditions page >

Our Best Available rate is subject to availability at time of booking, it is not applicable for parties of 12 or more. Please contact [email protected] for group pricing.

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All of the Northern Belle carriages are luxurious First Class style carriages. Each row of seats is a table for two (when available carry a supplement charge) and on the other side of the aisle a table for four. The tables of four can be as a shared table, with a booking on either side of the table.

Northern Belle has limited tables for two. We are happy to take a request, however this is not a guarantee and there is a chance that you may be sharing a table of four with another couple. Subject to availability you may guarantee a table for two by paying a supplement of £90. When booking online if private tables of two are available it will offer them automatically, but you can select a shared table without a supplement subject to availability.

Yes. If notified at the time of booking, we will do our best to comply with any dietary requirements. These include Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free, Pescetarian and the exclusion of certain ingredients such as nuts, onions and dairy. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide meals requiring strict religious observance in preparation. Please order at least 14 days prior to travel to ensure we can order the supplies to the train whilst on tour. Please note that due to the small preparation areas on the train we cannot guarantee cross contamination within the kitchen and if you have severe allergic reactions then please call the reservations team to discuss. When you book on line you will find a section to list your passenger’s dietary needs and other comments.

We are able to accommodate passengers with slight walking difficulties. However, we recommend they are accompanied by a carer. We regret that our carriages cannot be boarded on wheelchair. Staff are able to assist passengers to their seats and folding wheelchairs can be stored during the journey.

Some journeys are not suitable for people with disabilities. Should you have any special requirements please contact your nearest reservations office.

Dress code varies according to the journey. For specific information on your journey please locate it on our Journey Search and refer to the what to wear section. Please note that we ask travellers not to wear jeans or trainers.