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Join the Salutions Magazine events team for a fabulous day at the races and travel there in style with Britain’s favourite luxury vintage train – the Northern Belle.

The glamour, thrill and excitement begins the second the train glides into the platform at Manchester. The liveried train stewards await with a red-carpet welcome and show you to your plush armchair seats. Marvel at the intricate marquetry, hand-sewn fabrics and mosaic floors that make this beautiful train a moving piece of art.

On the outward journey to Epsom in the home county of Surrey, enjoy a sparkling Bellini brunch whilst studying the form and taking in the views from your picture window.

After an action-packed day, rejoin the majestic Northern Belle for a very special journey home. A delicious seven-course meal paired with specially selected wine awaits. With champagne in hand, sit back, relax and raise a glass to a very memorable day at the races.

Join us for Derby Day

Derby Day at Epsom is a must on the social and racing calendar. High fashion and exhilarating flat racing combine to make this a truly memorable day.

Located on the downs in Surrey, this racecourse is steeped in history. Since the first recorded race meeting in 1661 up until the present day, the winners roll call contains many famous runners and riders.

Queen’s Stand

The Queen’s Stand is the premium enclosure set on the finishing line and above the weighing room with prime viewing of both the Winner’s Circle and the finishing straight. You can access the Parade Ring and follow horses all the way to the track before taking up a spot to watch the race on the steppings or the Queen’s Stand Lawn.  Ticket holders can also access the Duchess’s Stand giving you additional access to bookmakers’ as well as main public betting hall and Champagne lawn.

Dress Code: Either black or grey morning dress with a top hat, service dress or full national costume is obligatory for gentlemen on Investec Derby Day. Ladies must wear formal day dress, or a tailored trouser suit, with a hat or substantial fascinator.


Experience the thrill of the races as the horses gallop down the finishing straight up to the winning post, absorb yourself in the electric atmosphere all from within our Grandstand enclosure and the Duchess’s Stand.

Dress Code: Whilst no formal dress code applies we recommend both gentleman and ladies come dressed to impress, you won’t be out of place in a suit and tie, a dress and hat or fascinator.

Your special day includes:

  • Round-trip travel aboard the Northern Belle luxury train
  • Welcome drink; a sparkling Bellini cocktail
  • Delicious three-course brunch on the outward journey
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Queens Stand admission
  • Jockey host
  • Champagne reception in the evening
  • Sumptuous seven-course dinner: British seasonal table d’hôte menu, including Great British cheese board, biscuits and chutneys
  • A bottle of wine per couple
  • Coffee, tea and petit fours.

CHAMPAGNE OFFER: Join the magazine carriage and receive a free bottle of Laurent-Perrier Champagne (one per couple) to ensure the day gets off to a bubbly start.

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Price: £565 per person

Date: Saturday 2nd June 2018

Approx. departure time: 6:30am from Manchester Victoria and 7.30am from Crewe (returns 11.30pm)

Reservations: 0845 805 08 09 (Mon-Fri 9:30am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm)

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Author : Emily Fitzgibbons

Editor at The Glossy Magazine | Journalist & Office Manager at Salutions Limited

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