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York at Leisure on the Northern Belle


This excursion takes us to the historic city of York for a day exploring at leisure.

Saturday 16 July 2022 departing from Dumfries & Carlisle

Your day will begin the red carpet treatment at the train door, followed by a Sparkling bellini welcome drink as you take your seats for your journey to Yorkshire.

Marvel at the beautiful carriages, which evokes the opulence and style of 1930s rail travel. Admire the intricate details around you, including handcrafted wooden marquetry, ceiling murals and mosaics floors.

A fine dining experience awaits on the outward journey. Your table is set with pristine white linen, bespoke china and sparkling glassware.

Sit back and relax as your liveried steward serves a delicious brunch. Marvel at the ever-changing views through your picture window.

Arrive refreshed and replete for an afternoon of discovery. With Roman roots and a Viking past there is so much to discover and explore. The city has over thirty museums, an abundance of independent shops and vibrant café’s as well as the magnificent York Minister all contained within the ancient city walls. However you choose to spend your time you are guaranteed a day to remember.

Later return to the train to enjoy a champagne reception followed by a gastronomic five-course dinner, served with our sommelier’s selection of wine.

Exclusive to DC Thomson Travel, book your seats now for the special price of £315pp*

Exclusive price of £315* for our readers (*RRP £325pp); Bookings of one or two attract a surcharge of £90 for a private table for two.

Only 15% deposit required to secure your seats! 

To make a reservation & activate our exclusive price*,
call 01270 899303 quoting DCT10


  • Round-trip travel aboard the Northern Belle luxury train
  • Welcome drink; sparkling Bellini Cocktail
  • Fine-dining
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Free time in York for shopping and sightseeing
  • Champagne reception back on board
  • Sumptuous 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 petit fours


Northern Belle countryside

Celebrating the rather grand era of luxury train travel in the early 1930s, the Northern Belle is a luxurious yet intimate train often celebrated as one of the finest in the country.

Travelling in seven beautifully decorated carriages, each expertly decorated and taking their name from some of the country’s grandest and most iconic castles and stately homes, the train is the perfect setting for your day away.



To make a reservation, call 01270 899303 quoting DCT10

Terms and Conditions

Operated by Northern Belle.  Prices based on discounted offer for DC Thomson readers.  Subject to availability.  Every passenger travelling on board the Northern Belle luxury train does so by accepting the standard terms and conditions of carriage of Northern Belle Ltd. These can be viewed in full on the website –

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