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Day Out With Thomas

Join us for a special 75th anniversary party with Thomas the Tank Engine on 3 & 4 October


Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun. Make tracks to a Day Out With Thomas™, the ultimate Thomas & Friends experience, for a special 75th anniversary party with Thomas the Tank Engine.

Thomas and The Fat Controller are coming all the way from the Island of Sodor for a day of family fun as we celebrate 75 years of discovery, adventure and friendship with Thomas & Friends.

Meet Thomas and his friends the Great Western engines, along with The Fat Controller who will be keeping an eye on things throughout the day.  Enjoy unlimited rides behind Thomas and one of his Great Western friends.

Marvel at Rusty and Dusty performing their magic shows and see classic Thomas stories brought to life with The Fat Controller.  

Elsewhere, the colourful ‘Professor Crump’ will be clowning around the Centre, while ‘Twistina and Twistopher’ will make a balloon model specially for you. There are lots of other activities too; and don't forget to collect your souvenir ‘Day Out With Thomas’ Certificate signed by The Fat Controller himself.

Pick up a souvenir from the ‘Thomas’ shop and take lunch or grab a drink and a snack in the Refreshment Rooms.  Let off steam in the children’s play area or sit at our picnic tables and relax as you watch the trains go by. Whilst at Didcot, remember to take a walk round the Engine Shed to see more of Thomas’ friends.

Gates open at 10.00am and the fun continues until 5.00pm.

Visitors with limited mobility and wheelchair users should consult our Accessibility Guide when planning a visit and call 01235 817200 for further information.

Admission prices, which include rides on the trains and other activities are:

  • Adult - £16.50
  • Child aged 2-15 - £12.00
  • 60+ - £15.50
  • Family (Two adults and up to two children) - £49.60

Special offers and discounts are not available at Day Out With Thomas Events

Special entrance arrangements are in place for GWS Members during this event.

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Day Out With Thomas™
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™
Based on The Railway Series by The Reverend W.Awdry.
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Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Thomas & Friends and Day Out With Thomas are trademarks of Gullane (Thomas) Limited.
Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends and Design is Reg. U.S. Pat. & Tm. Off.
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