Come and ride on the East Somerset Railway with Thomas the tank engine. This railway located in Shepton Mallet, Somerset England offers a journey of relaxation and fun on a majestic steam engine which has been around for nearly 200 years. This experience is incredible and sure to be enjoyed by all with the history and glory of their railway. Families are can visit throughout the year to journey on a classic steam engine.
In particular thousands attend the Day Out with Thomas tour at the East Somerset Railway which hosts this event annually. The best value is in being able to ride more than once because your tickets are for all day. Yes you can ride as many times as you like during your initial visit.
Enjoy a relaxed, unhurried and civilized journey on a steam train here at the East Somerset Railway. The majestic steam engine has been around for over 200 years. Seeing the trains in all their glory brings a real sense of history to your visit and there is always plenty to see, it's an experience for everyone.
There is plenty to do here all year round including other special events like Santa Trains and more. Enjoy a three course meal on the Mendip Belle dining train or afternoon Cream Tea during the summer time. Have fun learning all about how to drive a steam engine on one of the Footplate Experience courses and pick up some nice railway memento from their fully stocked shop.
Here is a list of activities the children will enjoy during this event:
- Unlimited travel on all trains during the entire day
- Free onsite parking
- Junior Engineers Certificate provided to all children riding with Thomas
- Help the Fat Controller give Thomas a drink
- Rides on the miniature Railway
- Punch and Judy
- Bouncy Castle Roundabout and grass games
- Face Painting and Thomas Tattoos
- Thomas Sticker
- Brake van rides in Toad
- Imagination Station - Colouring pages and table top toys
- Join in Thomas's Tea Party