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Day Out With Thomas - South Devon Railway
Day Out With Thomas - South Devon Railway

All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!


Peep peep! Join Thomas & Friends for a day of family fun at the South Devon Railway. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet The Fat Controller and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty for a trainload of excitement.

Plus lots more to enjoy including:

• Ride behind Thomas between Buckfastleigh and Totnes Riverside stations
• Watch Thomas mini shows and re-enactments
• See the "Magic Show"
• Visit the Imagination Station with balloon modelling and Thomas colouring fun
• Discover otters from around the world at the Otter Sanctuary
• Follow the Thomas Trail
• Ride on the miniature railway
• Watch the real steam trains on the garden railway
• Have your photo taken in the Selfie frame


Length of Thomas ride?
14 mile round trip. Approx one hour.

Are the Thomas rides unlimited?
No. Please pre-book your tickets so seat can be allocated for you on the Train ride with Thomas.

Opening and Closing time of each event:
From 9.30am – 6.00pm. Start times can be found in the details of the timed itineraries below.

How do I book carer concessions and accessible seating?
Carer concessions and accessible seating are only available by phoning 03432081841. If you require Wheelchair accessible seating please email South Devon Railway directly at with your preferred booking details and a contact number.

What is the itinerary of each booking slot?
Click here to view itineraries

Itinerary A

09:30 – Train ride with Thomas
11:00 – Thomas & Friends show
12:00 – Miniature railway / Otters
14:15 – Thomas Trail
15:15 – Magic Show

Itinerary B

09:30 – Miniature railway / Otters
11:00 – Train ride with Thomas
13:00 – Thomas & Friends show
14:15 – Magic Show
15:15 – Thomas Trail

Itinerary C

11:30 – Magic Show
12:30 – Thomas Trail
13:30 – Train ride with Thomas
15:00 – Thomas & Friends show
16:00 – Miniature railway / Otters

Itinerary D

11:30 – Thomas Trail
12:30 – Magic show
13:30 – Miniature railway / Otters
15:30 – Train ride with Thomas
17:00 – Thomas & Friends show

Railway Information

Opening times

9:00am – 6:00pm. Recommended arrival time is up to 30 minutes prior to the first activity on your booked itinerary. If guests choose to arrive later in the day please note, the activity joined will be the activity stated on the itinerary for that time. Unfortunately activities scheduled for earlier in the day will not be available due to social distancing regulations.



Free parking for 400 vehicles


The Station
Dartbridge Road
TQ11 0DZ

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