Day Out With Thomas at the Watercress Line
Date(s) - 16/08/2023 - 25/08/2023
9:30 am - 4:45 pm
The Railway Station,
Peep, peep! Join Thomas & Friends™ for a day of family fun at The Watercress Line. Take a train ride with Thomas, meet some of your favourite characters and join Sodor Station Sweepers Rusty & Dusty for a trainload of excitement!
NEW FOR 2023:
- Three NEW Rusty & Dusty outdoor entertainment shows with Sir Topham Hatt, Percy, Diesel and Toad.
- Bubbling fun in the Bubble Zone
- Creative play in the sand pit
- Take a train ride with Thomas! (pre-book a time when purchasing tickets)
- Your ticket gives you access to the railway for the whole day, so come early and enjoy the entertainment and activities on offer at Ropley
- Meet and greet with Sir Topham Hatt, Rusty & Dusty
- Unlimited travel on our big trains from Ropley to Alton
- Experience unlimited rides on the delightful miniature railway – look out for wildlife along the way!
- Enjoy children’s vintage fairground rides
- Play Pod play zones with Thomas & Friends activities at Ropley & Alton
- Thomas & Friends giveaways for every child
- Thomas & Friends story time sessions
- Thomas themed selfie spots available to use
- Hot & cold snacks available from Ropley’s T-Junction; enjoy them in the south facing picnic area overlooking the beautiful South Downs
- Variety of stalls selling tempting food & drinks!
The timetable for the steam trains running between Alton and Ropley will be available closer to the event.
ACTIVITIES RUN FROM 9.30AM TO 4.30PM
TRAINS WILL RUN FROM 10AM TO 4.45PM
ADULTS AGE 17+: Advance Booking: £26.00
CHILDREN AGE 2-16: Advance Booking: £19.00
CHILDREN UNDER 2 YEARS: Advance Booking: FREE
FAMILY (1 ADULT & 2 CHILDREN): Advance Booking: £54.00
FAMILY (2 ADULTS & 2 CHILDREN): Advance Booking: £79.00
DOGS ON A LEAD: FREE
All activities and rides are included in your ticket price. There’s plenty to keep the family entertained for the whole day.
Alresford station: Very limited parking. Disabled parking only.
Pay & display car park, operated by Winchester City Council (SO24 9JG).
Please use alternative parking in Alresford.
Event Contact Information
Website Address: https://watercressline.co.uk/day-out-with-thomas
Contact Telephone Number: 01962 733810