The Northern Belle, the sister train of the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
has several routes that flower enthusiasts will love in honour of the 2013 Chelsea Flower Show. The Northern Belle, has a vast host of day trips to flower shows, stately homes and their gardens. Travelling aboard its seven carriages, you will be combining an elegant day out with sumptuous culinary creations served along the way as you take in the beautiful scenery of the countryside along the way. It will be a delight for all the senses. Champagne and wine will be served on the return journey.
The Northern Belle departs from a host of regional stations throughout the year taking guests on day trips to cities, stately homes, sporting events and also weekend trips. Prices start from £185.00 per person.
The train will head to several flower shows. The journey will start on April 20th, where the Northern Belle will depart Crewe, Liverpool, Stafford and Warrington for the RHS Cardiff Flower Show. Then The Harrogate Spring Flower Show on the 27th of April will see the train travelling south from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle.
The beautiful surroundings of the National Trust Bodnant Gardens in Wales is not to be missed and the Northern Belle will be taking guests on 18 May from Derby, Nottingham and Sheffield, to the gardens.
This year is very important for the Chelsea Flower Show London
as the event celebrates its centenary year. The displays will be bigger and brighter and will certainly be a wonderful spectacle for visitors. The Northern Belle will be travelling to the world acclaimed event on 21 May from Birmingham, Chester, Crewe and Stafford, and on 22 May from Macclesfield, Manchester, Stockport and Stoke on Trent.
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Book a journey to any flower or gardening show and receive a complimentary Royal Horticultural Society membership per couple. Quote RHS1 when booking
or calling 0845 077 2222.