Andrew Graham-Dixon is a leading art critic, writer, journalist, and broadcaster. Andrew has a long history of public service in the field of the visual arts, having judged the Turner Prize, the BP National Portrait Prize, and the Annual British Animation Awards, among others.
A day aboard the British Pullman, A Belmond Train from London to Bath’s Holburne Museum
Step aboard the luxury British Pullman, A Belmond Train for a return day trip from London to Bath to visit the city's fascinating Holburne Museum with art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon.
You'll be welcomed on board this beautifully restored 1920s train with a chilled Bellini cocktail, then sit back in a decadent art deco carriage at a table set with crisp white linens. A delicious three-course brunch is served as you depart London and head into the English countryside. While the views outside the windows are captivating, the train's stylish decor is equally enchanting. Each carriage is individual with its own name, style, and fascinating history - Audrey and Vera survived bomb damage in WWII.
Onboard, you'll meet Andrew Graham-Dixon, a leading art critic, writer, and broadcaster. Andrew will be available in the carriage to ask questions ahead of your tour of the incredible Holburne Museum with him.
On arrival in Bath, you'll stretch your legs on a walk to the museum, where Andrew will deliver an insightful talk about some of its key pieces of fine and decorative art. Afterwards, there's time to explore the museum's Rodin and Degas Impressionist exhibition or you might choose to spend a bit of time at the Bath Christmas Market instead. You'll be welcomed back on board with a Champagne reception before enjoying a four-course table d'hôte menu, complete with the sommelier's wine selection on a memorable return to London.
Reasons to book
Exclusive day trip for Telegraph subscribers
Experience The British Pullman, A Belmond Train
Meet Andrew Graham-Dixon
Your expert guide
- Visit to Holburne Museum with Andrew Graham-Dixon
- Time to explore the museum further or to visit the Bath Christmas market instead
- Return journey from London to Bath on the British Pullman, A Belmond Train
- Bellini cocktail and three-course brunch on the outward journey
- Champagne reception and four-course menu, including half a bottle of wine per person plus coffee, tea, and petits fours on return journey
Day1Visit the fine and decorative art museum, the Holburne MuseumBath, United Kingdom
A wonderfully festive day begins at London Victoria train station before stepping aboard the ornate carriages of the British Pullman. Liveried stewards will show you to your seat and serve a glass of Bellini to start your journey in style. As you gaze out of the window, a three-course brunch is served en route to Bath.
On arrival in Bath, you'll walk to the Holburn Museum, a little under a mile away from the train station. A tour to explore the museum with art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon gives expert insight into the pieces on display. After the talk, there's time to explore the museum at your own pace before the short walk back to the station for the return journey to London.
Back on board the British Pullman, there's a Champagne reception to welcome you back before a gastronomic four-course dinner is served, accompanied by the sommelier's wine selection.
British Pullman, A Belmond Train
There is no finer way to travel than on the luxurious Belmond train.
Honouring George Mortimer Pullman, the father of luxury trains, the splendidly refurbished British Pullman epitomises a glamorous era of travel. Each carriage is individually named and has a fascinating story. Some were favoured by the British Royal Family, and two were part of Winston Churchill's funeral train. Others, like Audrey and Vera, survived bomb damage during air raids over London's Victoria Station in 1940. Today, the opulent carriages are set out in tables, ready to welcome guests as they dine on their journeys through the British countryside.
Brought to you by
For general information, click here.
What our customers have to say...
"Every one of the team I met yesterday gave a fantastic service and it is really appreciated the efforts you all went to. Not just for Mum and myself but for all your clients."
"We are delighted that every member we met yesterday went above and beyond and gave such great service. What a great team you must be to all work together in this way."
"I had a very enjoyable few days. Suzannah Lipscomb was amazing. I shall be doing more tours with you."
To view TS Tours’ supplier’s terms and conditions click here.