Published on March 29th, 2016 | 1237 Views0
3 places to meet Thomas and Friends in the UK
1. Thomas Land at Drayton Manor Park
Thomas and Friends fans will enjoy a visit to Thomas Land in Drayton Manor Park near Birmingham, around two hours to drive from London. The park, which is the only one of its kind in Europe, features 12 themed rides and an indoor play area. Thomas Land was expanded last year, adding new rides and increasing rider capacity by 23%.
2. Day out with Thomas at railway stations across the UK
To meet Thomas the Tank Engine across the UK, book tickets to Day out with Thomas, events organised by Thomas and Friends in partnership with Fisher-Price and taking place at various heritage railway stations. At the events, visitors can ride on a steam engine, meet The Fat Controller and take part in Thomas-themed activities. Day out with Thomas will be in Tunbridge Wells on April 9, 10, 16 and 17.
3. Thomas the Tank Engine experience at Drusillas Park
Drusillas Park in East Sussex, which is a combined animal and amusement park, features a Thomas the Tank Engine experience (see picture above), allowing little ones to take a ride on Thomas the Tank Engine. Visitors board the train at Tidmouth Hall and get to see some of his friends along the route. It is also possible to meet The Fat Controller at Drusillas on some special days. Drusillas is also known for its Hello Kitty Secret Garden with three themed Hello Kitty rides.
For Thomas and Friends toys, there’s a brilliant themed section in The Toy Store on Oxford Street in London