Champagne Afternoon Tea Aboard the Exquisite “Devon Belle”December 17, 2023
There’s something timeless about train journeys, a sense of nostalgia intertwined with modern luxury. As the world rushes by outside, one can take a moment to reflect, appreciate, and simply exist in a moving frame of serenity. It’s more than just a mode of transport; it’s a cinematic experience, a fleeting moment of reflection, and an adventure waiting to unfold. Get ready for an unparalleled escapade as you step into the rare ‘Devon Belle‘ Pullman observation car.New text. Picture this: sipping champagne, biting into exquisite sandwiches and desserts, all while marvelling at the picturesque Purbeck countryside. Now, isn’t that an image of sheer perfection?
An Observation Like No Other
As the nostalgic hiss and rhythm of the steam locomotive begin its poetic dance from Swanage to Norden, you’ll be transformed from a mere traveller to an enthralled observer. Gaze out from the immaculate glass windows of your carriage and be transported into a bygone era, witnessing firsthand the majestic power and intricacy of the steam engine. Every nuance of the train, from the soft glow of polished brass to the rhythmic chug of its wheels, speaks of a time when travel was an art. Settle into your Pullman seat, where the plush upholstery cradles you in luxury, marrying the timeless charm of yesteryears with the opulence of today. New text
And as your senses are enchanted by the rolling landscapes outside, our attentive attendants, resplendent in their sharp Pullman uniforms, stand ready to elevate your journey. With every graceful gesture and courteous nod, they ensure that your gastronomic adventure onboard is nothing less than regal.
A Journey Through Time and Beauty
Imagine the echoing whispers of ancient tales as you pass through the village of Corfe Castle. As the train glides smoothly on the tracks, you’re offered a front-row seat to the captivating silhouette of castle ruins, standing tall against the backdrop of the azure sky. Each stone and turret tells a tale, echoing the laughter, intrigues, and mysteries of centuries past.New text It’s more than a view; it’s a living tapestry of history unfolding right before your eyesNew text And as you’re lost in the tales of yore, the train continues its voyage, revealing a canvas of the Purbeck countryside. With every twist and turn, behold panoramas of lush meadows, shimmering streams, and undulating hills that stretch for a breathtaking five and a half miles. The return to Swanage is not just the end of a journey, but a promise of memories that will linger long after.
A Unique Culinary Experience
On your plate and palate:New text
– A celebratory Glass of Champagne or a refreshing Orange JuiceNew text
For The Grand Afternoon Tea:
– Smoked Salmon and Watercress delight on brown bread
– Slow-cooked Beef Brisket coupled with Red Onion and Mustard Mayonnaise on white bread
– Coastal Cheddar complemented by Real Ale Chutney on brown bread
– A refreshing Cucumber and Dill sandwich on white bread
– Mini Scone served with the classic duo of Jam and Clotted CreamNew text
– Traditional Dorset Tea Fruit Cake
– A slice of heavenly Carrot Cake
To Wash It Down:
– Your choice of signature ‘Dorset Tea’ or CoffeeNew Text
(Please be advised, specific dietary options including vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free are not available for this event.)
Save the Dates!
Ready to embark on this extraordinary journey? The ‘Devon Belle’ sets off on:
– 2nd Sep 2023
– 9th Sep 2023
– 23rd Sep 2023
For an hour of pure indulgence, the ticket is priced at £69.00 per person.
Don’t Wait! Book your seat today for an afternoon tea that promises to be both delightful and unforgettable.
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