Foxton is located south from Cambridge, around a 10-minute train journey away. Take a stroll from the station to marvel at the Grade I listed Church of St Laurence, dating back to the 13th century.

Continue your exploration with a visit to the village War Memorial and the company memorial at The Burlington Press, a common sight after the First World War.

Foxton Church
Photo: Church of St Laurence
Rhee Valley train in the sunshine

From Foxton you can pick up the Rhee Valley Listed Church Trail or the Memorial Trail (as featured in our awe-inspiring architecture itinerary) but before heading back to the station and re-joining the picturesque Rhee Valley Line. Stop off at one of the charming traditional pubs offering a tasty, homemade meal.

Extend your visit and explore Foxton as part of our awe-inspiring architecture itinerary.

Getting to Foxton by train
Catch a direct Thameslink train from London Kings Cross (1hr 15), Cambridge (9 mins) and Stevenage (35 mins).

Accessibility at Foxton Railway Station

Step-free access is available to both platforms via short ramps. Change between platforms via the level crossing. This station is not staffed, and no ramp is available to provide level access between train and platform.

For more station facilities please see Foxton Station website.

Accessibility assitance at the station. Photo: GTR
Photo: GTR

Ways to save

You can often save money on your train tickets by booking them in advance. Look out for Super Off Peak and Off Peak tickets, offering great value for money when traveling outside peak times. Tickets can be purchased online from Thameslink or at the station. Consider buying a railcard (Senior, 16-25, Family & Friends, Disabled Persons, Two Together), to save 34% for most journeys.

Save money with 2 for 1 Days Out Guide. Download and print your vouchers from the Days Out Guide website, travel by train and show your voucher and train tickets when you arrive to get 2 for 1 entry into some of Britain's most favoured attractions.

To make your days out as enjoyable as possible, we encourage you to plan your trip in advance and check for disruptions before you start your journey. Visit our travel safe page to see what you can do to make planning easy.

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Kings College Cambridge. Photo: alexxxis from Pixabay
The iconic city of Cambridge, known for its history and architecture, is ideal for some sightseeing before exploring the surrounding area by train.