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Northampton & Lamport Railway

Pitsford & Brampton Station Pitsford Road | Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, Northampton NN6 8BA, England
+44 1604 820327
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It was ok. No steam only deisel, needs a lot more funding. needs to advse customers what stock is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
977harry
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Chichester, United Kingdom
Paw Patrol Day

We took our 4 year old grandson today. We arrived around 11 o'clock and after meeting Marshall we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mazdamamma
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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.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“brampton halt” (10 reviews)
“steam train” (9 reviews)
“mince pies” (6 reviews)
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Pitsford & Brampton Station Pitsford Road | Pitsford Road, Chapel Brampton, Northamptonshire, Northampton NN6 8BA, England
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+44 1604 820327
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"station platform"
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"market harborough"
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"run by volunteers"
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"cream tea"
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"worth a visit"
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"ride"
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"diesel"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It was ok. No steam only deisel, needs a lot more funding. needs to advse customers what stock is running.

Thank 977harry
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 4 year old grandson today. We arrived around 11 o'clock and after meeting Marshall we had our first train ride. We then returned to the car for a picnic before going back to meet Sky and our second ride. Finishing off with...More

Thank mazdamamma
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for the advertised Paw Patrol event. Thought we’d wait till mid afternoon when it would be a bit quieter so arrived just before 3pm when there were still a couple of hours left. Slightly disappointed that the train was a diesel not a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don’t really think that it’s fair to give this place one star. At the end of the day it’s run by a charity, their prices are quite reasonable and they have some enormous financial goals to hit in order to achieve what they want...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We went there to see Santa and have a steam train ride; The carriages were extremely smelly and the overall diesel train trip was not more than half a mile each way ( needless to say that it was advertised as a steam train experience)...More

1  Thank Marek M
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Whatever you do - do not book yourself onto the Santa’s grotto and train ride!! This is the worst experience we have ever had!! My 3 year old was really looking forward to seeing Santa. We saw Santa for about 2 minutes and he interacted...More

1  Thank Danjiella
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

A great little railway to visit if you are in the area. Very welcoming members to young and old alike a very family friendly railway as some larger railways seem to only want rail enthusiasts. Popped in for a quick visit and ended up spending...More

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem as it's tranquil with a Pub set in the country side. The train ride is nice for little ones but its just forward, backwards and forward again. So you probably wouldn't do it more than once especially in this heat...More

Thank Samantha K
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

The journey lasts for about 8 or 9 minutes, travelling in one direction for about 2 minutes, then waiting, travelling in the opposite direction for about 3 minutes, wait and return to the station. Actual travel times is probably less than 4 minutes with a...More

1  Thank Slobba
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this delightful little cage at the station after cycling from Market Harborough. Food was lovely and the staff very accomodating.

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Sandie A
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I am sorry but we only open on Sundays and Bank Holidays. Thanks you for your interest. Brian
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Gareth R
28 August 2017|
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Response from Marek M | Reviewed this property |
No longer than 5 mins from end to end
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JanHNorthamptonshire
20 August 2016|
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Response from grana1963 | Reviewed this property |
Hi think it is only open Sunday 11am-4pm they have a website thank you
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