A very traditional ride upon the Belmond British Pullman
Imagine the gentle soothing rhythm of a train drifting you along at a relaxed pace, the exquisite attention to detail that envelops your surroundings and the stunning picturesque views that unfold all around you as you travel ever closer to your destination. This is not a story or a dream this is part of the reality if you take a trip to Cornwall on the Belmond British Pullman. A train that is rich in history and style and a train that can take you back in time to the golden age of travel but with the comfort of modern-day luxury.
Cornwall is a county that sits on England’s South West coast with the most beautiful mix of wild moorlands, sandy beaches, pretty harbour villages, dramatic cliffs, attractive architecture, art and tantalising local cuisines. Known as the ‘Cornish Riviera’ with its stylish restaurants, boutiques and traditional afternoon teas a plenty it is easy to see the appeal of this beautiful part of England.
With so much on offer when it comes to sights to see and things to do you really will be spoilt for choice, so step aboard and immerse yourself in the joy of slowing down and fully relaxing while travelling to Cornwall for adventures that will make everlasting memories to share with loved ones.
Described by George Mortimer Pullman as “Palaces on wheels” the Belmond British Pullman really is a train fit for royalty. The attention to details both on the train itself and in the service it provides is both outstanding and luxurious and offers a travel experience like no other.
Each carriage of the train is a unique original from the 1920s and ’30s and has been lovingly restored with care and close attention to detail and authenticity. The moment you step aboard you are transported back in time, you are surrounded by fine marquetry in the most soothing tones, mosaic floors that draw you in and pristine tableware and crystal that sparkles in the soft lighting. Luxurious soft velvets, deep armchairs and bespoke craftsmanship of Art Deco details delight the senses and set the scene for your journey to begin, this really is travelling in style.
As you find your seat you will be waited on by the uppermost professionals and provided with a service of pure luxury and indulgence. Immerse yourself fully in the experience and allow for the modern world of communication to disperse. Switch off your phone, slip it in your bag and engage yourself in the delicate art of communication. Be present in the moment and saviour the experiences and all its tiny details.
Let the gentle motions of the train soothe your mind allowing you to fully escape the routines of daily life. Saviour the sounds, tastes, sights and sensations that travelling upon the Belmond British Pullman provides and treasure the moments experienced with those around you. Absorb all that the experience offers the stunning views of the changing landscape, the luxurious cuisine and fine service, the feel of vintage comfort that encases you and the feelings of relaxation that envelop you as you unwind and travel towards new adventures in Cornwall.