Free Gift

A free Spills and Thrills story booklet will be sent out with each booking!*

Each booklet contains a collection of short stories based on Spills and Thrills television episodes, featuring a range of characters.

It also comes complete with a passport page for your little engineer to fill out at your Day Out With Thomas visit!

Book your tickets online now to make use of this fantastic offer!

*Please see terms and conditions for further details.

Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line

All aboard for a Day Out With Thomas!

Meet Thomas & Friends™ who are waiting to meet you at Mid Hants Railway Watercress Line

  • Experience a ride on a real steam engine
  • Shake hands with The Fat Controller
  • Take part in Thomas themed activities in the Imagination Station
Make their day a Day Out With Thomas and book your tickets below now!

The travel ticket includes all the above and so much more! 
  • An entire day's travel on the big steam trains that run up and down the whole line. 
    (These trains run approximately every 30-40 minutes from 9:35am to 4:30pm).
  • A free Thomas sticker and Day Out With Thomas certificate.
  • Unlimited rides behind Thomas in his carriages or in Toad the Brake Van
  • Unlimited rides with Iron 'Arry and a friend of Diesel's - you can even get in the cab with the driver!

LOTS of FREE activities!

  • Thomas themed children's entertainer
  • Rides on the Minature railway 
  • Bouncy Slide (age 3+)
  • Tea Cup ride
  • Story corner and daily story time 
  • 'Thomas & Friends' Transfers
  • Imagination Stations with Thomas playsets, colouring and DVD shows
See more of Thomas' friends! 
  • Meet a friend of Bulgy the Bus and George the Steam Roller or Trevor the Traction Engine
  • See a friend of Rocky the Breakdown Crane

Easy to find!

  • Just 7 miles from Winchester on the A31 - simply follow the yellow AA signs for Day Out With Thomas to the FREE parking at Ropley Station in the field!
  • Or catch the regular South West Trains service to Alton from London Waterloo.
  • Pay and display parking is also available at Alresford and Alton Stations.

There's so much to see and do we recommend arriving before lunch to ensure you fit everything in! Book your tickets now or simply pay on the day!

Important Information
Children of 14 years of age and under must be supervised by an adult at all times.
Trains run between 9.35am and 4.30pm.
The Imagination Station is open at Alresford from 10.30am - 4.30pm, entry is strictly by travel ticket only.
'Thomas' gives short rides at Ropley station, he does not pull any passenger trains.


Adult £18.00*
Child (2-15 yrs) £12.00*
Family (2 adults and 2 children) £54.00*
Children of 14 years of age and under must be supervised by an adult at all times

*Booking Fees: The above prices are subject to a booking fee when purchased through this website. Click here for more details.
If tickets are being posted to you, a delivery charge will also apply. Click here for more details.

Please call the Railway for disabled concessions.


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