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Join us for a relaxing and nostalgic day out on our beautiful Pullman train 'The Spirit of the Lakes' for a journey around the North London Line to the riverside destination of Windsor.
Departing Skegness around 0615 our journey today takes us on an interesting route down the East Coast Main Line towards Finsbury Park from where we take an elevated route around our capital to Windsor. From your comfortable reserved seat you will enjoy views across Camden Lock, Gospel Oak, Acton and the River Thames, before arriving in historic Windsor.
Windsor and Eton Riverside Station is well located for Windsor Castle, the shops, the River Thames and Eton High Street. Windsor is a very attractive riverside location and you may wish to take a walk through Windsor Great Park during your visit. Of course there is always the option of taking a stroll along Eton High Street to Eton College, probably the most famous seat of learning in the country, and a beautiful building in its own right.
After a break of around three hours in Windsor our vintage diesel locomotive will haul our beautifully restored train back around London and up the East Coast Main Line to home stations arriving back into Skegness around 2150.
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Pullman Dining: Passengers will be served a full English breakfast with complementary Bucks Fizz plus elevenses or light lunch (depending on finalised timings) on the outward journey. A delicious four course evening meal preceded by canapés and Champagne will be served on the return journey. Dinner will be accompanied with a half bottle of wine per person. We kindly ask that passengers do not consume their own alcoholic drinks in Premier Dining Class.
We are able to offer a vegetarian menu with 7 days advance notification but regretfully we are unable to offer any other special dietary requirements (i.e. nut allergy, vegan, gluten free diets etc).
Pullman First Class: Passengers will be served a breakfast roll on the outward journey and sandwiches and scone on the return run, this will be accompanied by a service of tea or coffee.
First Class: The carriage is traditional First Class seating with more legroom and width than standard class. The seating is six seats across each row set out as a table for two and a table of four. Although food and beverages are not included in this class of travel, First Class passengers will have access to the buffet carriage for the purchase of light refreshments. You are also welcome to bring your own refreshments or indeed a tasty picnic to enjoy as the countryside passes by!
Standard: Our Standard Class carriages offer the same train experience at exceptional value for money. All our standard class passengers travel in refurbished vintage Mark I or Mark II coaches and will have access to the buffet carriage for the purchase of teas, coffees and light snacks.
Supplement for a private table for two in first class and dining £20.00 per passenger. Fares are subject to a £3.75 booking fee.