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Carnforth facilities

Designed by the former President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Architect William Tite, Carnforth Station was opened in 1846.

Carnforth was the location for David Lean’s classic British romantic drama film, Brief Encounter (1945), starring Celia Johnson and Trevor Howard, widely considered to be one of the most romantic films ever.Today, it’s the home to the outstanding Heritage Centre and Brief Encounter Refreshment Room, and thus visiting Carnforth Station is on the bucket list of many Brief Encounter film fanatics.

Market Street, with its quaint boutiques and independent retailers, is just outside the station, making gift buying, either for loved ones, or yourself easy, and beyond that all the attractions of Carnforth.

How far is the walk from Carnforth Station to Carnforth city centre?

In only 5 minutes, you can reach the city center from Carnforth station via New Street and North Road.

Does Carnforth Station have car park facilities?

Yes, there are a total number of 64 parking spaces at Carnforth Station, including blue badge spaces

Are there secure bike storage facilities at Carnforth Station?

Yes, there are 17 bicycle storage spaces at the station.

What facilities are available at Carnforth Station?

  • Station Buffet
  • Shops
  • ATM
  • Telephones
  • Disabled Access, including step-free access throughout, ramps, and induction loops systems

What popular destinations are available from Carnforth Station?

What improvements have been made at Carnforth?

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