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Belmond British Pullman Experience to Dunster Castle

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Event Details

Date:
28th April 2018
Event type:
Experience Events
Difficulty:
Easy - no training required
Fees and sponsorship requirements:
£95 deposit. Total ticket price £395
Contact details:
Event information 01726 66868. jwilliams@cornwallhospice.co.uk
Location:
Castle Hill
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Cornwall Hospice Care is pleased to be able to offer a once in a lifetime experience aboard the Belmond British Pullman luxury vintage train on a journey to the stunning country home and subtropical gardens of ancient Dunster Castle.

We invite you to step on board the Belmond British Pullman, sister train to the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, and experience the excitement of luxury train travel. From the moment you join us, you are transported to a world of pure indulgence. Take a seat in the vintage carriages that once ran on legendary 1920s services such as The Brighton Belle and The Golden Arrow. Glide through stunning scenery as champagne flows and gourmet cuisine is served. Expect glamour, fun and a dash of adventure.

Is it for me?

Yes! This day experience captures the wonders of train travel at the height of its success. Brunch is served on the outward journey to Somerset, before guest can choose between visiting Dunster Castle or taking in a steam experience along the West Somerset Railway. Champagne and canapes await your return to the Pullman for the journey home, followed by a sumptuous four course dinner with wine.

What Happens Next?

You can expect an experience like no other when travelling on the British Pullman with Cornwall Hospice Care.

1. Call us today to book your place on 01726 66868 (option 3). A £95 deposit will be taken for each guest booking made.

2. You’ll get a confirmation letter shortly afterwards.

3. We’ll be in touch in late November early December for the outstanding balance on each ticket (£300 for each guest).

4. One week prior to departure you’ll receive your ticket as well as confirmation of departure time.

5. Finally, enjoy the day! We’ll have two representatives on board to ensure your day out is perfect.

Why support Cornwall Hospice Care?

Every year it costs over £5 million to provide the specialist care we offer to our in and out patients. Only 20% of this is funded through a contribution from Cornwall’s NHS Commissioners, in simple terms, the NHS contribution pays for 71 days of care each year. In a calendar year that’s only enough to get to the 12th of March. We rely on the generosity of people like you in Cornwall who leave us legacies, support fundraising events, play our lottery and visit our 32 shops.

For every ticket sold we could pay for four hours of unrivalled specialist care from one of our nurses, helping patients who are terminally ill.

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Frequently Asked Questions

When will I receive my ticket?

You will receive you ticket no later than 5 working days before departure.

Can I book a specific seat or carriage?

Unfortunately not, we are not able to allocate seating nor a preference for carriage.

When will know the departure times from either Penzance or Truro station?

Departure times will be confirmed with your ticket, no later than 5 working days before departure. We are unable to advise specifics earlier than this due to National Rail scheduling. Anticipate an early start.

When in the rest of the ticket price due?

We will be writing to our guests in late November early December for the remaining £300 due per person.

What is the dress code?

This is your time to look fabulous, come dressed in smart casual attire or go over the top with vintage costume. Remember, you can never be overdressed with Belmond. We request that you do not wear jeans or trainers.