Celebrate Burns night in style at the National Railway Museum with return of the Flying Scotsman

The National Railway Museum in York is celebrating the return of the world famous locomotive, the Flying Scotsman, by offering a special Scottish themed afternoon tea.

To honour the long-awaited return of the locomotive legend, the Countess of York, the museum’s beautifully restored dining carriage will be launching the Scottish influenced menu on Monday 25th January to coincide with Burn’s Night.

The customised afternoon tea will feature some seasonal twists and delectable Scottish-inspired treats such as roast Highland beef finger sandwiches, Scottish smoked salmon oatcakes and Cranachan tarts along with a few of the usual Countess of York favourites, all served winthin the opulent and elegant surroundings.

Neil Ormondroyd, Group Sales Manager, said: “We are thrilled to be able to welcome the iconic Flying Scotsman to the National Railway Museum. The famous locomotive is a national treasure, which we hope visitors will take great pleasure in seeing up close and enjoy the exhibition and Scottish themed dining as well.

The Flying Scotsman’s official return to the tracks will take place in February when it makes its inaugural run from London Kings Cross station to York where it will arrive at the National Railway Museum. The train will be in situ at the museum from 25 March to 8 May, with additional activities taking place including a Flying Scotsman exhibition and photography events. For more information visit www.nrm.org.uk