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Give the Gift of Luxury – Northern Belle Day Trips Departing from Scotland in 2023

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Discover the Northern Belle in 2022.

The perfect gift idea, readers can take advantage of an exclusive discount on a selection of Northern Belle Day Trips departing from Scotland in 2023.

Today, we preview each itinerary, all available at an exclusive price.

But first! Take a look on board the luxurious Northern Belle (video below).

1. Culzean Castle (5 August)

Culzean Castle
Culzean Castle

Departing from: Dundee & Edinburgh

Overlooking the Firth of Clyde, travel to South Ayrshire on board the Northern Belle to see Culzean Castle.

A historic highlight on the western coast, Culzean Castle was designed by Robert Adam in the late 18th century, his famous oval staircase one of many treasures to look out for during your visit.

Including castle admission and a tour with free time to explore the gardens, travellers will also enjoy the luxury experience on board the Northern Belle.

A welcome drink, two-course brunch, and morning tea and coffee are served during the outward journey.

Transferred by coach to Culzean Castle, passengers are greeted by a champagne reception back on board, followed by a seasonal three-course dinner (with a bottle of wine) served during the return journey.

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2. Dumfries House (15 July)

Dumfries House
Dumfries House

Departing from: Edinburgh & Stirling

Scheduled to depart from the North East next summer, join a grand day out to one of Scotland’s most iconic stately homes.

Restored in recent years, Dumfries House oozes Georgian grandeur. A popular Ayrshire attraction, Dumfries House is best known for its collection of beautiful Chippendale furniture and lovely gardens (complete with a maze!).

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3. Dunrobin Castle (4 August)

Dunrobin Castle
Dunrobin Castle

Departing from: Dundee & Aberdeen

Venture to Dunrobin Castle, one of Scotland’s great houses, during this next luxury rail trip departing from Dundee and Aberdeen.

One of the UK’s continuously inhabited houses, Dunrobin Castle resembles a grand French chateau, looking out across the Moray Firth.

An included visit sandwiched between memorable journeys on the Northern Belle, passengers will be served a welcome drink and a three-course brunch.

During the return leg, passengers are welcome back aboard with a champagne reception and five-course seasonal dinner (as well as a bottle of wine per couple).

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4. West Highland Lunch (3 August)

Scottish Highlands
Take in stunning Scottish scenery

Departing from: Dumbarton

Take a seat in one of Northern Belle’s luxury carriages and admire the stunning scenery along one of the UK’s most picturesque railways.

The West Highland Line, often referred to as the “Iron Road to the Isles” is one of the world’s great railway lines, connecting the ports on the Western Coast to Glasgow.

The scenery, served alongside the glamour and a fine dining experience Northern Belle is renowned for, makes for a perfect day adventure escaping the confines of the city into the beautiful Scottish countryside.

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5. Classic Afternoon Tea (14 July)

Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea aboard the Northern Belle.
Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea aboard the Northern Belle

Departing from: Glasgow & Edinburgh

Board the Northern Belle, sampling the delights of travelling in style whilst enjoying a traditional afternoon tea!

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6. The Spirit of Travel Lunch (14 July)

Soak up the scenery whilst tucking into delicious food on board the Northern Belle

Departing from: Glasgow & Edinburgh

Experience the glamour of 1930s luxury travel aboard the beautiful carriages of the Northern Belle.

During the round-trip, you’ll receive a Champagne reception, seven-course lunch, a bottle of wine per couple, and more.

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7. Christmas Lunch on the Northern Belle (3 December)

Save the date! The Christmas lunch departure for 2023 departs 3 December

Departing from: Glasgow & Edinburgh

Closer than you think, picture yourself enjoying a fabulous festive meal as scenery rolls by your carriage window next year (2022 departure places are still available).

This is a great festive day out and treat for yourself or someone special!

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Join the Northern Belle in 2023

Explore our full collection of Northern Belle trips departing from Scotland, all available at an exclusive price, here.