Northampton and Lamport Railway

LOCATION

Chapel Brampton (Northampton), NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

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Opening status: Open
Our COVID-19 measures:
All trains will bee cleaned after every train ride and a reduced timetable has been implemented. We are looking at running a buffet although we have no confirmed timescale as of yet and this document will be updated accordingly.

FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT

Northampton and Lamport Railway is a heritage railway located near Northampton just outside Chapel Brampton. You can ride our steam & diesel trains whilst enjoying some of our delicious food. Whilst you wait, take a look around our site & shop for some NLR souvenirs.

Northampton and Lamport Railway
Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton (Northampton), NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN6 8BA
Phone : 01604 820327

About The area

Discover Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire is a mainly rural county of gentle beauty, with farmland, forest and great country estates. Rivers, canals and meadows are all part of the tranquil scene, providing a haven for wildlife. 

This is a great area for walking, touring and exploring villages of stone and thatch. There are also some impressive Saxon churches at Brixworth and Earls Barton. Northampton is the county town, and along with Kettering, has long been associated with the production of footwear. Kettering was the second largest town until it was overtaken by the rapid development of Corby as a major centre of the steel industry.

Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park is set in Northamptonshire, although it seems that Austen never actually visited the county. Other famous connections include the poet John Dryden (1631-1700) who was born in the tiny village of Aldwincle; King Richard III (1452-1485) born at Fotheringhay Castle; and American revolutionaries George Washington (1732-1799), whose family came from Sulgrave Manor, and Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) whose father was born in another tiny Northamptonshire village called Ecton.

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