There are no standard passenger services running today - The next service will be on Saturday 23rd March 2019 using the Blue Timetable 2019

Important Information: Due to refurbishment, The Trackside will not be serving food from 15th March - 29th March. - 

The kitchen will re-open on 30th March. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Day Out With Thomas

Calling all little engineers! Join the number one blue engine himself, along with The Fat Controller and all of his friends, for a train ride unlike any other.


There are lots of things to see and do including:

  • Rides behind Thomas
  • Meeting the Fat Controller and Friends
  • Performances by Sodor’s cheeky station sweepers, Rusty and Dusty
  • Unlimited train travel
  • Thomas themed activities in the Imagination Station
  • Magic Shows
  • Circus Workshops
  • Face Painting

The Fat Controller’s opening ceremony takes place at 9:45am each day., Activities finish at 4pm. Tickets cost £19.50 per adult. £12 per child. A family ticket for 2 adults and 2 children cost £55. A family ticket for 2 adults and 3 children costs £65. Under 2s are free.

Book now.

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