The village has retail, medical, dental and veterinary services. There are two horticultural nurseries. Brampton Garden Centre, run by East Anglian company Frosts, also has a restaurant which recently won an award in 2008 for the best Garden Centre Restaurant in the North Thames area.
The town was founded in the 7th century as an Anglian settlement.
During the Jacobite rising of 1745, Charles Edward Stuart stayed in the town for one night, marked by a plaque on the wall of the building (a shoe shop) currently occupying the location; here he received the Mayor of Carlisle who had been summoned to Brampton to surrender the city to the Young Pretender. The Capon Tree Monument, to the south of the town centre, commemorates the 1746 hanging of six Jacobites from the branches of the Capon Tree, Brampton's hitherto traditional trysting place.
St Martin's Church is famous as the only church designed by the Pre-Raphaelite architect Philip Webb, and contains one of the most exquisite sets of stained glass windows designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, and executed in the William Morris studio.
Do you have a big event coming up , say a landmark Birthday , Anniversary or Wedding .... how about some personalised Brampton Brewery bottled beers. You provide us with a picture & a beer name and we'll do the rest. Minimum Order is just one case of 12 bottles. Contact the Brewery for further details
The College provides the highest academic standards and individual care in a friendly, encouraging and supportive environment. We are currently enrolling for September 2016 so please do contact our Admissions Department for further information.
Brampton Golf Club Limited Invite you to come along to our themed food evenings. Booking is essential and
August datay 2016 data now online. Average month overall, slight below average rainfall. temperatures very slightly above normal by 0.1c.
The Anglican church of St Mary Magdalene shares its clergy with the parishes of Ellington and Grafham. There is a Methodist church belonging to the St Neots and Huntingdon circuit on The Green.
Brampton Park is an 18-hole golf course featuring the par-3 4th, a signature hole with a green almost completely surrounded by water, often referred to as England's hardest par-3. The village has a large skate park on the Memorial Playing Fields, alongside the Memorial Hall, and in 2013 a Multi Users Games Area (MUGA) was opened. There are also pitches for Association Football and cricket. Huntingdon Racecourse lies within the parish.
At Westminster, Brampton is in the parliamentary constituency of Huntingdon, represented in the House of Commons by Jonathan Djanogly (Conservative) since 2001. The previous member was John Major (Conservative, 1983–2001). The village is part of the East of England constituency, which elects seven MEPs using the d'Hondt method of party-list proportional representation.
In 1817 the Earl of Carlisle built the octagonal Moot Hall, which is in the centre of Brampton and houses the Tourist Information Centre. It replaced a 1648 building which was once used by Oliver Cromwell to house prisoners.
Brampton was granted a Market Charter in 1252 by King Henry III, and became a market town as a result.
The earliest census data, from 1801, gives the lowest population figure for Brampton: 1801. The highest 19th-century count, 1281, came in 1851.
29 September 2016 tours at 5pm - 7pm. Principal's address at 6pm and 7pm.
Friday, 29 July 2016 Seniors, Ladies and Juniors All entry sheets are on the relevant Notice Boards. Competition Entries
You can now enjoy your favourite Brampton Ale before or after opening time. The Beer Cellar is open Monday to Saturday and features all our award-winning real ales and beers. We also have a portfolio collection of specialist spirits, wines and whiskies. New items in-stock include some guest bottled ales from Thornbridge, Nutbrook & Raw Brewery as well as some bottled Ciders from Thistly Cross.
At one time the higher part of Brampton parish was forested, but it now has less than 300 acres (1.2 km2) of woodland. (See Brampton Wood.) It is generally low-lying, mostly about 33 feet (10 m) above sea level, although the ground rises to 164 feet (50 m) towards the south-west boundary.
Gentle early hopping balances the beer, whilst the late hops add a refreshing citrus nose. "1302" is an ideal summer ale, and a permanent member of our bottle range.
Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here
We offer both GCSE and A level courses, in a wide range of subjects, with flexible programmes to accommodate individuals’ specific needs. Our aim is to help each student succeed in their aspirations and achieve the best possible exam results. To this end, the College places an emphasis on one-on-one support and mentoring. Our small class sizes, with an average of seven, are critical for ensuring this individual attention.
Brampton and Beyond Energy (BABE) wants to construct an anaerobic digester on the Townfoot Industrial Estate in Brampton. The project would cost about £1m and it would be expected to make £60,000 profit each year, turning silage and slurry into electricity.  Opponents of the proposal cite concerns over odour, noise and the location. The Parish Council discussed the proposal at an emergency meeting at the end of February 2014. 
Brampton has given me more than a second chance. They’ve set me up for my future. The teachers here turned things around for me. They are so passionate and make the topics so interesting. I never experienced this elsewhere and I didn’t want to let them down.” Georgie Done obtained A*A A and a place at UCL.
Three beer orderers are sourcing beer from all four points of the compass - across the UK, having made a pledge to Colin Valentine (CAMRAs National Chairman) that this will be a truly National Festival.
Brampton has associations with the diarist Samuel Pepys. Legend has it that his fortune is buried somewhere in the village. Brampton was the home of his uncle, Robert Pepys, elder brother of the diarist's father, whose house still stands. Samuel Pepys is known to have stayed there and at the Black Bull Inn in the village.
We are OPEN for bookings for evening dinner from Friday, 28 August 2015. Service will be for Friday and Saturday
As a civil parish, Brampton has an elected parish council. It has 15 members and normally meets on the third Wednesday of every month. Its second tier of local government is Huntingdonshire District Council which is based in Huntingdon. Brampton is a district ward with two district councillors.
The Beer Cellar is currently fully stocked with a range of beers , wines , whiskys, hampers , chutneys & Brampton Brewery merchandise. We also have the Spirit Of Brampton Mild available in various sizes - so plenty of ideas for that extra special Gift
You may find it on at your local pub at the minute , and the good news is that some of the beer will soon be getting bottled , so watch this space.
Rich malty flavour and sufficient Fuggles and Goldings hops to balance the ale to a Premium Bitter.
Don’t forget our fabulous Sunday lunches! Book now you deserve a treat…
Since 1901, a census has been taken every ten years with the exception of 1941 (due to the Second World War).
Brampton was granted Fairtrade status on 6 January 2005, becoming one of the first hundred towns in the UK to be recognised in this way. Brampton Primary School was awarded Fairtrade status in Spring 2007 and RAF Spadeadam became Britain’s first military base to sign up to Fairtrade.
The College is highly successful in achieving its aims of fostering high academic outcomes and at the same time boosting students’ capacity for vigorous independent academic effort and personal organisation’. The report also said ‘Teaching is excellent… The contribution of the teaching drives the students’ excellent achievement and exceptional academic progress.” Our latest ISI inspection, January 2012
Recording the local weather conditions everyday and forwarding to the Met Office via the W.O.W system. Using Met Office equipment, backed up with a Davis Vantage Pro 2 automatic weather station.Data is available 24hrs and updated on a regular basis to provide both live data and twitter feeds.
We are a leading independent sixth form college, located in North West London. We have a record of outstanding academic success, consistently maintaining our position as the best sixth form college in London, coming top of the Department for Education league tables for the past 15 years.
The legendary Golden Bud won Peoples Choice at Chesterfield BF 2008 and SIBA Midlands Region Silver Medal 2011
Brampton Manor Academy Roman Road, East Ham London, E6 3SQ
Brampton is on a regular bus route to St Neots, Hinchingbrooke, Huntingdon and Tesco – routes 65 and 66, are operated by Stagecoach in Huntingdonshire. The nearest rail services are from Huntingdon railway station, 1.6 miles (2.6 km) to the east.