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Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway

My First Day Out With Thomas My First Day out with Thomas is a family event that features narrow gauge or light railway engines. You will experience a ride behind a smaller Thomas, meet other smaller engines as well as a variety of Thomas and Friends themed entertainment.

All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!

Join Eastleigh Lakeside Steam Railway as they welcome Thomas for a day of family fun. A ticket for Day Out With Thomas includes the train ride with Thomas as well as a variety of Thomas & Friends™ themed entertainment. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet The Fat Controller from the Island of Sodor.


Unfortunately tickets are not yet available for future scheduled events at this railway. Please check back soon!


Adult £15.00*
Child (2-15 yrs) £12.00*
Child under 2 £FREE

Children of 8 years of age and under must be supervised by an adult at all times

*Booking Fees: 10% of ticket value, maximum £5.50 - Click here for more details.

If tickets are being posted to you, a delivery charge will also apply. Click here for more details.

Railway information


Lakeside Country Park
Wide Lane
SO50 5PE

Tel: 023-8061-2020

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  • Baby feeding and changing facilities Baby feeding and changing facilities
  • Buggy park Buggy park
  • Food & Drink Food & Drink
  • Onsite parking Onsite parking
  • Picnic area(s) Picnic area(s)
  • Wheelchair access Wheelchair access
  • Disabled toilets Disabled toilets


Free onsite parking – subject to availability

How to get here

Eastleigh Lakeside Park is just off the A335 to Eastleigh from Junction 5 of the M27 and about 5 to 10 minutes walk from Southampton Airport (Parkway) railway station and Southampton Airport.

Trains run to Southampton Airport (Parkway) from London Waterloo or Bournemouth / Weymouth. If you are travelling from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) we suggest you get the RailAir Bus from Heathrow to Woking Station and then catch a train to Southampton Airport (Parkway) station.

We strongly advise you to confirm details of trains with your travel agent or the National Rail Enquiry telephone line. For general travel disruption information try one of the websites listed below.