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Address: Pitsford & Brampton Station Pitsford Road | Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, Northampton NN6 8BA, England
Phone Number: +44 1604 820327
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Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel...

The Northampton & Lamport Railway is a steam and heritage diesel operated tourist railway located in the Northamptonshire countryside just 5 miles from Northampton, within easy reach of the motorway network.

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A lovely little find. Only open on Sundays but they were happy for us to look round and chat on Monday, even saw them shunting trains. A quaint bit of England in the past.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 19, 2016
Kusadasi, Turkey
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of my local Heritage Railways, see they are doing their best to make the line longer, which is a great thing, and good on them. Always worth a visit, even if you just take a walk along the footpath which is to the side of the line.

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A lovely little find. Only open on Sundays but they were happy for us to look round and chat on Monday, even saw them shunting trains. A quaint bit of England in the past.

Thank sandydave2013
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37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I went with little expectation as I knew this was a small volunteer run railway. Unfortunately there just isn't enough here to keep me interested and this was branch line weekend! I know its all volunteers I I commend them for there efforts.The train ride was one of the strangest I have been on (and I have been on many!).... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

the train was great everbody friendly and happy to help as my mum is disabled the shops are good to look round to

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Went on father's day as a bit of a treat. The staff (volunteers) make this all worthwhile. I will never cease to be amazed at their enthusiaism and effort. Loveley guy who works there at the very young age of 71 plays walking football as a goalkeeper. He loves working there and chatting, just a wholesome experience, doesn't cost a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Stayed at Sedgebrook Hall for the weekend and found this place by accident ! We got there just in time to buy a platform ticket and watch the train go off on its journey ! It was a blast from the past. We had a mug of tea in a carriage at the station it was great. There was a... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

We decided to visit the Northampton and Lamport railway. It cost us just over £17 for 4 of us. For a 10 minute mini train drive for this price . 2 mins drive up the track and a 3.5 min drive the other way a few times. This is more like a scrape yard. We made the most of a... More 

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Daventry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Good visit on a steam day. Seemed a bit low on volunteers and full credit to the hard work of those who were doing a great job. Just like the real railway there were delays, this time because of "the wrong sort of coal" which prevented them getting up steam in time. We were in no hurry and visited their... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016

My wife and I were on our way to Lamport Hall and Kelmarsh Hall and stopped off to have a look at NLR and we were impressed by the friendly and helpful volunteers. On this Sunday May 1st they were having a Teddy Bear Special (adults £4.90...Children Free Bringing a Teddy) which appeared to us that all the families were... More 

Thank busterSolihull
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We visited the NLR on a bank holiday. They had a teddy bear special and any child with a teddy got to travel for free. The tickets are reasonably priced as adults are only £4.90 and you can travel as many times as you like (they charge £3.90 for children on normal days). The track is short and you go... More 

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