Family Frolics: Fun with Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine himself tours the country and a few times a year he comes in our direction. This Bank Holiday weekend he came to a steam railway called Colne Valley and so we pack up a picnic and set of on a trip to see ‘Sodor’ and Thomas’ team of engines.
Well ‘sizzling cinders’, it was a smashing day. I cannot begin to describe the excitement of the three children from the moment they woke up. I was impressed that each child was given a goodie bag as they went in, which meant we could bypass the souvenir shop, and we took a ride ‘First Class’ as we booked the tickets in advance on Thomas himself and then later had another ride on a little train. We admired the model railway, investigated the post train, had faces painted and enjoyed a picnic.
Here is our day in photo’s for you!
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June 8, 2021 at 8:20 am
oooh looks like lots of fun! We love Thomas. x
June 8, 2021 at 8:46 am
What amazing fun-my toddler would adore this. Super pictures too. Thanks for sharing x
June 8, 2021 at 9:39 am
Wow! What beautiful photos. It looks like you all had a fantastic day.
Molly @ Mother’s Always Right
June 8, 2021 at 9:50 am
My daughter would LOVE this! x
June 8, 2021 at 10:59 am
Aaah I keep seeing pictures of Thomas on peoples’ blogs and I so want to take Leo, we don’t even have actual trains in Cyprus at all 🙁
June 8, 2021 at 11:16 am
I love Thomas days out. We never had face painting at any I’ve been to though. Thanks for hosting.
June 8, 2021 at 12:31 pm
Ohh What fun I love the photos
June 8, 2021 at 2:01 pm
How exciting to meet Thomas the Tank Engine! 🙂
June 8, 2021 at 8:40 pm
thats so funny, we must go to all the same places, I wonder if we have ever crossed paths. Goblin loves Colne Valley railway, but we haven’t been to the Thomas ones – we tend to go on wet weekends when no one else is there.
June 8, 2021 at 9:23 pm
Looks such a fun day! Something so fun about a proper steam train ride.
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June 8, 2021 at 9:43 pm
June 8, 2021 at 11:12 pm
awww how cool is this! I HAVE to find out if they are coming near us! x
June 9, 2021 at 7:08 pm
You all look like you had tons of fun with Thomas. We went to The Day Out With Thomas last oct here with our boys and we all had fun! It didn’t have all the other cool trains you all had. Thanks for sharing your outing-frogs and snails and puppy dog tails
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June 10, 2021 at 1:14 am
Reading your posts is like a trip down memory lane for me, we did Thomas days and they were always a winner, especially the Fat Controller! Looks like your 3 loved it every bit as much as mine.