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The Belmond Royal Scotsman: Majestic England


Journey across Great Britain and experience the history, beauty, and culture of this island aboard Belmond Royal Scotsman. Spend three nights onboard, complete with world-class cuisine and private en-suite cabins. Visit ancient castles, royal palaces, and scholarly institutions on this uniquely British tour. Finish the tour feeling satisfied with a new wealth of knowledge and experience of the magnificence of England.

Itinerary


Cities Covered : Edinburgh ,  Berwick-upon-Tweed

Begin your journey about Belmond Royal Scotsman in the Scottish city of Edinburgh. Enjoy beautiful coastal scenery as you travel towards Berwick-Upon-Tweed, the northernmost city in England. You will disembark for a tour of the medieval Alnwick Castle, dating back to 1098. This medieval castle is where Sir Henry Harry Hotspur was born but recently it is more famous as the castle that stood in for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Passing through the halls and rooms of this castle you will be able to enjoy the beautiful interiors and furniture. At the end of this day, enjoy an informal dinner and cocktails on board the Observation Car.


Cities Covered : York

Today begins with a visit to historic York. Explore the city your own way with a leisurely stroll, a visit to York Minister or the National Railway Museum, or opt for shopping in the Shambles, a street dating back to the fourteenth century that is now lined with eateries and shops. We return to the train for lunch onboard and have time to relax and enjoy the scenery as we travel south, then west into Norfolk. In the early evening we arrive to King's Lynn for a private tour of Sandringham House. This house is a retreat for Her Majesty the Queen, and lies on 20,000 acres of lush English countryside. Following a drinks receptions, we return to Belmond Royal Scotsman for a late dinner. 


Cities Covered : Cambridge

Enjoy breakfast onboard as the train approaches the scholarly town of Cambridge. Here you will have the chance to explore the equally historic and prestigious Cambridge University. Tour King's College and see the ancient tomes in Parker Library. Return to the train late afternoon and prepare yourself for a dazzling last night onboard Belmond Royal Scotsman, including a formal dinner and exceptional entertainment.


Cities Covered : London

View the beautiful countryside of Hertfordshire and North London from the comfort of your cabin or in the Observation Car. Arrive at London Victoria Station mid-morning. Here your time on board the Belmond Royal Scotsman comes to a close, leaving you with a deep understanding of the history, culture, and beauty of England.



Departure Dates and Rates

INCLUSIONS:

  • 3 Nights accommodation on board the Belmond Royal Scotsman as per the itinerary in a State Cabin with private ensuite toilet and shower
  • Table d'hôte meals daily, including all alcoholic and other beverages
  • All entertainment and sightseeing excursions as specified in the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes

 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Travel insurance
  • Domestic or international airfare
  • Transfers before or after your train journey
  • Gratuities for crew members
  • Items of a personal nature, souvenirs and any other items not specifically mentioned as included?

Terms and Conditions

PAYMENT TERMS:
(i) 15% of total tour cost due at the time of booking
(ii) 85% or balance no later than 65 days prior to date of the first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

CHANGE FEES:

(i) one free, then 10% of total tour value for 56 days or more to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(ii) 20% of total tour value for 55-21 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iii) 60% of total tour value for 20-3 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iv) 100% of total tour values for 2 days or less of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

CANCELLATION FEES:

(i) 15% of the total tour value if cancelled 56 days or more to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(ii) 30% of the total tour value if cancelled 55-21 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iii) 70% of the total tour value if cancelled 20-3 days prior to date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS
(iv) 100% of the total tour value if cancelled 2 or less days prior to the date of first service sold by TRAVBUZZ / PALACE TOURS

 

 

Cancellations should be intimated by FAX to the corporate office in Princeton NJ.

The above times are based on European time. In order to provide enough time for processing cancellation, guests  need to add 3 business days to the above timeframes. An administration fees of 15% on any monies paid by the client will be charged prior to refund.

 

We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance to cover the losses incurred in case of cancellation. For information on available plans or to purchase travel insurance, please visit www.palacetours.com/insurance.






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Please note : A visa or visas may be required for some or all of the countries visited on the tour selected. Please check with the respective consulates in your country for visa requirements and they may vary depending on visitor's nationality, origin and/or destination.