Day Out With Thomas
Saturday 11 February 2017, 10:00 - 17:00


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Next stop - Tenterden Town Station!

Thomas the Tank Engine™ is pulling into the Kent & East Sussex Railway and he's bringing some of his friends with him too!

Meet the Fat Controller and make your Day Out With Thomas an enchanting experience, full of entertainment the whole family can enjoy. He opens the gates at 10.00am sharp so make sure you get to the station early to enjoy the whole day

  • Experience a 50 minute return steam train journey behind one of Thomas’ friends
  • Shake hands with The Fat Controller
  • Meet Rusty & Dusty, Sir Topham's mischievous comedy sidekicks
  • Unlimited rides behind Thomas in his carriages at Tenterden
  • Make their day a Day Out With Thomas and book your tickets below now!

The entrance price includes the above and much more including:

  • FREE Face Painting
  • FREE Thomas DVD screening
  • FREE access to the Imagination Station
  • FREE Day Out With Thomas Certificate
  • FREE Balloon Modelling
  • FREE Live Story re-enactments
  • FREE Magic Show
  • FREE Unlimited playtime on the roundabout, bouncy castle and soft play area.
  • FREE goody bag for each child

Please note

  • Dogs, with the exception of assistance dogs are not permitted at this event
  • Thomas will spend the day at Tenterden Town Station so that everyone can meet him, but a real steam engine will pull the special trains to and from Wittersham Road Station (return journey duration approx. 50 minutes)
  • A K&ESR photographer will be taking photographs at Tenterden Station & on the trains for marketing purposes
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How to find us

By car – FREE parking TN30 6HE
We are less than an hour by car from the M25. Tenterden is on the A28 between Ashford and Hastings and has a car park, which is free all day for our passengers. In the event of our car park at Tenterden being full, pay and display car parks are available nearby - click HERE for a map.

By Public Transport
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 48 49 50
Train services from London and the South East connect with bus routes to Tenterden from Rye, Hastings, Maidstone and Ashford. The nearest station to Tenterden is Headcorn.

National Bus Helpline: 0871 200 2233
A number of bus operators run services to Tenterden from Rye, Hastings, Hawkhurst, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Headcorn and Ashford. Please ring the helpline number above or visit their website for detailed help when making travel plans.


Our facilities have been carefully designed for the mobility impaired, elderly or less mobile visitor in mind.
Accessible toilets can be found at Tenterden Station.

We are proud to boast a specially designed coach 'Petros' for visitors with impaired mobility, which is fitted with ramped access, wide aisles, an accessible toilet and moveable seating. There is full wheelchair access to the Gift Shop and Refreshment Roons at Tenterden Town, and the Colonel Stephens Railway Museum has level access with 42” aisles.

The Tenterden ticket office is fitted with an induction loop.

Day Out With Thomas™ Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ Based on The Railway Series by The Reverend W. Awdry ©2016 Gullane (Thomas) Limited. Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends, Thomas & Friends and Day Out With Thomas are trademarks of Gullane (Thomas) Limited. ©2016 HIT Entertainment Limited.