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Day Out With Thomas 2024

Join Thomas the Tank Engine for a day of adventure at Whistlestop Valley in 2024! 

Take a train ride with Thomas, meet Sir Topham Hatt and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty for a trainload of excitement!

Day Out with Thomas highlights include:

  • A return steam train ride from Clayton West to Shelley (please note this will NOT be Thomas unless it is the 10am service. All other full line rides will be pulled by a Whistlestop Valley loco)

  • Unlimited platform rides with Thomas, Toby, and Mavis

  • Photo Opportunities throughout the event, including with Thomas himself!

  • Interactive Bubble Zone

  • Live Entertainment and Sing-a-longs with Sodor Station Sweepers, Rusty & Dusty


A Day Out with Thomas returns to Whistlestop Valley in 2024:

🚂20th and 21st July 2024

🚂12th - 13th October 2024

Large white jagged line
White jagged line

Also included:

• Unlimited platform rides with Thomas, Toby and Mavis
• A pre-booked train to Shelley Station
 (please note this will
NOT be Thomas unless it is the 10am service)
• An open return back to Clayton West
• Singalongs and performances from Sir Topham Hatt and Rusty & Dusty
• Play zone with Thomas & Friends toys & activities

• DVD screenings
• Jumping pillow
• Bubble zone
• Face painting
• Two small fairground rides
• Storytelling sessions

Ticket prices


Adult: £18.95 

Child (2-16yrs): £19.95

Infant (under 2yrs): FREE

Family of 4: £69 discount automatically applied at check-out 

Prices listed above exclude booking fees.


All transactions are subject to a non-refundable 0.75p transaction charge and non-refundable 10% booking fee (8% on family discount).

Clicking 'book now' will take you straight to the official ‘Day Out With Thomas’ site.

Please read the terms & conditions carefully before purchasing your tickets.

Our tallest member of the steam team who yellow and large Whistle chracter

Please note:


Seats are allocated for this event, if you wish to be sat with other parties please book as a group. 

Children 16 or under MUST be sat in a carriage with a responsible adult. 

Please note/FAQS

Whistlestop Valley gift vouchers, offers, promotions, complimentary tickets, vouchers & discounts are not valid on Day Out With Thomas events.

All Thomas rides are approximately 5 minutes long except for the 10am train which is 25 minutes long and travels to Shelley station and back.

The event is open to visitors from 09:15 until 17:00.

All ticket holders are entitled to unlimited platform rides behind Thomas between 11:00 and 17:00.

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