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Day out with Thomas to visit Father Christmas at Didcot Railway Centre

Didcot Railway Centre, the living museum of the Great Western Railway, is based around the original Great Western Railway Engine Shed.  Visitors can view our collections of locomotives, coaches, wagons and buildings and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits. The Fat Controller supervises Rev.W.Awdry's classic…

Didcot Railway Centre, the living museum of the Great Western Railway, is based around the original Great Western Railway Engine Shed.  Visitors can view our collections of locomotives, coaches, wagons and buildings and enjoy the various facilities and exhibits.

The Fat Controller supervises Rev.W.Awdry's classic children's favourite - Thomas the Tank Engine on his ‘Day Out With Thomas™’ visits.

At Christmas Thomas likes to take all his young friends to visit Father Christmas in his grotto.

A wide range of souvenirs is available in the ‘Thomas’ shop.

There is a Refreshment Room serving lunches, snacks and drinks also a picnic area where you can sit and watch the trains go by.

‘Day Out With Thomas’ and meet Father Christmas in 2019 will be on:

  • Saturday 30 November - Sunday 1 December
  • Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 December
  • Saturday 14 - Sunday 15 December
  • Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 December

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Disabled Access
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Disabled Information
There is a flight of 18 steps to our entrance.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Pat Bosley
Contact Position
Admin Manager
Telephone
01235 817200
E-mail
info@didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk
Website
http://didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk

Where to go

Name
Didcot Railway Centre
Address
Station Road
Didcot
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX11 7NR

Time / Date Details

When is it on
30 November & 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 & 22 December
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

Other Details

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
11 - 16 years (secondary school age)
Children
Young people
Adults

Last checked on 22/08/2019

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