Day out with Thomas™

Days out with Thomas™

Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun on the South Devon Railway. Take a ride behind Thomas, meet The Fat Controller and say hello to Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty and Dusty.

There’s lots more to enjoy too including:

• Visit the Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary
• Explore the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm
• Re-enactments of classic Thomas stories with Thomas and The Fat Controller
• Vintage Bus Rides
• Vintage fairground rides
• Miniature railway
• Other Thomas & Friends-themed activities

There’s so much to see and do at the South Devon Railway’s brilliant Day Out With Thomas!

Thomas Re-enactments

Join Thomas, the Fat Controller and Rusty & Dusty for re-enactments of classic interactive Thomas stories in the grandstand in our gardens at Buckfastleigh Station.

Thomas re-enactments take place at various times through-out the day.

2020 Dates

Unfortunately, Thomas’s visits this year have been cancelled as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

Tickets & Prices

Day Out With Thomas is a very popular event; we recommend, that to avoid disappointment, you purchase your tickets in advance using the link below.

Depending on demand tickets may be available to purchase on the day but, to avoid disappointment, please contact us before you make a special journey.

2020 Ticket prices:
Adults £23.75
Children (age 2-15) £18.25
Seniors £22.75
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £75.40
Children (Age 0-2) Free.


Please start your day at Buckfastleigh station, TQ11 0DZ, just off the A38, midway between Exeter and Plymouth. There’s free car parking at the station.

You will be able to check in and receive your Day Out With Thomas™ wristband before entering the site or riding on the trains. It’s fantastic value! One ticket covers everything, including all trains, entry to the Rare Breeds Farm at Totnes, and entry to Buckfast Butterflies & Dartmoor Otters at Buckfastleigh!

(Please note you must have a ticket to gain entry to the station site and museum)

Event licensed by Thomas (Gullane) Ltd and © 2020 Gullane (Thomas) Limited

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