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How to Get to Kettering by Train

Kettering station is managed by East Midlands Trains and is easy to reach from both London and the North Midlands. The station is located to the south west of the town centre. Trains from London Pancras to Kettering are frequent and the fastest trains take just under 1 hour to complete their journey. Most trains to Kettering arrive via the Midland Main Line which runs from Leeds or Nottingham via Sheffield through to London. Some services arriving here are via the Corby-London line which originate in Corby and take approximately 10 minutes to get to Kettering. From Nottingham or Sheffield journey time to Kettering is just under an hour and from Leeds it takes just under 1.5 hours to reach the town.


The town of Kettering is located in Northamptonshire in the East Midlands of England. As a village Kettering has been in existence since medieval times, but it was during the industrial revolution and beyond when the town's economy grew thanks to the boot and shoe industry that once boomed here. Kettering is now the home of many large companies that can be credited in part for the town's very high rate of employment. Kettering is home to the oldest theme park in the UK, Wicksteed Park, which also boasts a large free playground at the entrance. Other attractions for families include Bugtopia and the West Lodge Rural Centre. Nearby Broughton House is one of England's most elegant country homes which is often referred to as the 'English Versailles'. Kettering town centre offers a multitude of cafes, pubs, restaurants, independent shops along with high street names at the modern Newlands shopping centre. With direct trains heading to the north and into London, Kettering enjoys excellent transport links to the whole of the UK.


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