Kent & East Sussex Railway (Enjoy a Fun Day Out this summer with Thomas)
Saturday 21st to Monday 23rd July 2012
There’s always a lot to do at Kent and East Sussex Railway. Families are invited to pop down to see Thomas the Tank Engine. See the Punch and Judy shows, Uncle Myles and Billy the Magic Rabbit show.
Families are invited to come along to The Kent & East Sussex Railway in Tenterden between Saturday 21 July and Monday 23 July 2012 to meet everyone’s favourite steam locomotive Thomas the Tank Engine. Thomas will be making exclusive appearances at Tenterden station with some of his friends including Sir Topham Hatt, The Fat Controller.
Include in the ticket price is:
- One hour ten minute train ride to Northiam Station behind one of the Railway’s engines
- The chance to enjoy “Thomas & Friends” station scenarios as well as a daily fun packed programme of children’s events with Uncle Myles and Charlie the Clown.
- There will be a giant television screen playing Thomas DVD’s for children to watch
- Families can also enjoy face painting, roundabout rides, skittles, hoopla, face painting and colouring activities.
There will be regular Annie & Clarabel rides at the station behind Thomas, a free sticker for every child and an A5 size Junior Engineer’s Certificate which is available from Mrs Kindley. Children can also help to fill an engine’s boiler with water.
There will be a fun sing-along session and a special coal cake presentation for Thomas each day.
Watch Punch & Judy shows at 11:30, 12:50 and 2:10, and enjoy Uncle Myles and Billy the Magic Rabbit’s magic show and balloon modelling at 3:30 every day.
Other delights not to be missed include the “Thomas Model Railway Layout” and “An Imagination Station” as well as the special “Thomas” souvenir shop, which will be selling gifts to help families remember their special day!
In the Tenterden station refreshment rooms visitors can enjoy a variety of hot and cold meals supplemented by a delicious take away BBQ.
Trains depart promptly so visitors are advised to arrive at least 30 minutes before departure. On each day the Kent & East Sussex Railway opens at 10am to allow visitors to take full advantage of all the activities on offer.
Book early to avoid disappointment. To book tickets contact the Kent & East Sussex Railway booking office on 01580 765155, weekdays between 9am and 5pm, weekends between 9.00am and 1.00pm or visit the website.
Please see our website for details of operating days or telephone our talking timetable on 01580 762943.
Tickets cost £13.50 per adult and £10.50 per child
Those wishing to make their day extra special can upgrade their ticket to a first class seat for an extra £3 per adult and £2 per child.
Babies under 18 months are free of charge, providing they do not occupy a seat.