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Brampton Valley Way

23 km / 14 miles

Northamptonshire
A linear trail using the original track-bed of the former London & North Western Railway that ran between Northampton and Market Harborough. The railway, designed by George Bidder and George R. Stephenson (nephew of Robert Stephenson), was officially opened to traffic in 1859 and closed in 1981.

The Brampton Valley Way is now part of Sustrans National Cycle Route 6.


Details:

Path Type
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Attributes
Easy; Former Railway
Start
SP737653 - Broughton Crossing, Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Finish
SP739864 - Little Bowden Crossing, Market Harborough, Northamptonshire
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Open Date
1993

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

External PDF
Brampton Valley Way - North (Northamptonshire County Council)
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External PDF
Brampton Valley Way - Central (Northamptonshire County Council)
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External PDF
Brampton Valley Way - South (Northamptonshire County Council)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
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Accommodation within 5 Km of this Path:

 
 
From Path
Along Path
Hotels
Travel Plaza Hotel  (bookable online)
5 Km
22 Km
Hotels
The Three Swans  (bookable online)
1 Km
23 Km
Hotels
The Angel Hotel  (bookable online)
1 Km
23 Km

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Route Profile:

22.5 Km (14.0 miles)
180 m (591 ft) ascent
154 m (505 ft)  maximum height