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3 July 2014 – From August to October this year, children travel for free on board luxury UK day train, Belmond Northern Belle. Families are invited to embark on an unforgettable day out from over 60 different regional UK departure points.

A visit to Historic Bath, a Mad Hatter’s Afternoon Tea and London Sightseeing are just a few of the journeys available to choose from on board Belmond Northern Belle.

The Beatrix Potter Guided Tour on 23rd August 2014 visits countryside and villages that inspired Potter’s creation of Peter Rabbit and Tom Kitten. Tours include Beatrix Potter’s Hill Top Garden, the village of Hawkshead and Tarn Hows.

A journey to Chester Zoo on 3rd October 2014 is a perfect day out for aspiring zoo keepers as children name Orangutans and have a private talk with the elephant keepers. A tour of historic Chester is also included on this journey.

On board children are treated to the same liveried steward service as adults and are given special ‘Station Master’ children’s menus, complete with train related puzzles and games. When not watching the passing scenery, children can learn about the different 1930s themed carriages, the castles and stately homes that inspired their names. After an exciting day out, a certificate of travel and a goody bag is given to children as they return home.

Belmond Northern Belle, with its 1930s inspired carriages travels through Britain year-round offering journeys through stunning countryside in the style of the bygone era. With departures from over 60 regional stations to many destinations, guests are treated to delicious cuisine served by liveried stewards as the train travels the length and breadth of the country.

To book or for more information visit Belmond.com.


Notes to Editors
This offer is valid from the beginning of August to the end of October. Children under 16 travel for free on board Belmond Northern Belle with every fully paying adult. On board children will dine from a set children’s menu. Prices for a full paying adult start from £185 per person and include all table d’hote meals. Offer is only valid for only one child, per adult.
Media Contacts: Emma Wylde Senior PR Executive, 020 3117 1379, emma.wylde@belmond.com/ Hannah Layton PR Coordinator, 0203 117 1374.

About Belmond
Owned and operated by Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., Belmond is a global collection of exceptional hotel and luxury travel adventures in some of the world’s most inspiring and enriching destinations. Established almost 40 years ago with the acquisition of Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice, its unique and distinctive portfolio now embraces 45 hotel, rail and river cruise experiences in many of the world’s most celebrated destinations. From city landmarks to intimate resorts, the collection includes Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, St. Petersburg; Belmond Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro; Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa, Riviera Maya; and Belmond El Encanto, Santa Barbara. Belmond also encompasses safaris, six luxury tourist trains, including the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and three river cruises. Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. also operates ‘21’, one of New York’s most storied restaurants. belmond.com

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