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Afternoon Tea in the 'Devon Belle' Pullman Observation Car

Date: 19th Apr - 27th Sep

Make yourself feel really special by enjoying a refreshing afternoon tea in the rare 'Devon Belle' Pullman observation car as you steam through the spectacular Purbeck countryside.

Watch the fascinating steam locomotive at work through the glass windows of your carriage as your train is hauled from Swanage to Norden while you enjoy the comfort of your upholstered Pullman seat.

Your refreshing and tasty afternoon tea is served by our attentive and helpful attendants dressed in pristine Pullman uniforms.

Your train will pass through the village of Corfe Castle where you will delight in stunning views of the castle ruins.

On the return trip to Swanage, you will be treated to five and a half miles of unrivalled and breath-taking views of the Purbeck countryside.

An afternoon tea with a difference and a most memorable experience.

£45.00 per person.

On Arrival

  • Glass of Champagne or Orange Juice

Afternoon Tea 

  • Smoked Salmon and Lemon Cream Cheese Finger Sandwich on Brown
  • Egg Mayo and Cress Finger Sandwich on White
  • Rare Roast Beef and Horseradish Sandwich on White
  • Mini Scone with Jam and Clotted Cream
  • Mini Pavlova
  • Mini Chocolate Stout Cake


  • 'Dorset Tea' or Coffee 
19th April 2020 1400 & 1520 Bookings Open
7th June 2020 1400 & 1520 Bookings Open
21st June 2020 1400 & 1520 Bookings Open
12th July 2020 1400 & 1520 Bookings Open
6th September 2020 1400 & 1520 Bookings Open
27th September 2020 1400 & 1520 Bookings Open
Dress Code & Notes

We want dining on the Devon Belle to be a memorable occasion for you. 

In keeping with Pullman tradition , gentlemen are requested to wear a tie. Guests are respectfully advised that T-shirts, jeans and trainers are not permitted.

Due to the age and design of the vehicle we regret that Car 14 is not wheelchair accessable.

We regret thats dogs cannot be accommodated on this service.

This product is not suitable for young children.

If you have specific dietary requirements, please notify us at the time of booking and we will do our best to accomodate your requirements.