We use cookies on this site We and our partners use cookies and collect information from your browser. This lets us deliver content and relevant adverts to you. It also helps us to understand our audience better. See our privacy policy to learn more about how we manage your data and your rights. See our cookies policy to see how we use cookies and tracking technology. To agree to our use of cookies, click the 'Accept' button.
 

14 July

365 great things about Staffordshire - Staffordshire is home to Thomas Land - the only Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends themed 'theme park' in Europe

Thomas Land was introduced to Drayton Manor Park, near Tamworth, in 2008, giving little fans the chance to meet Thomas the Tank Engine and enjoy Thomas & Friends favourites such as Bertie Bus, Harold’s Helicopter Tour and Cranky’s Tower Drop.

Since then 'The Island of Sodor' has increased in size by 40% when in 2015 Toby’s Tram Express and Captain’s Seas Adventure and other themed attractions were added. 

Then in In 2017 the beloved Thomas & Friends character ’James’ who had been sleeping peacefully next to Knapford Station, got his very own James and Red Balloon Ride.

Thomas Land has the biggest Thomas Shop anywhere, exclusive VIP party rooms and Thomas himself ‘peep peep-ing’ his way down the tracks - what more could any Thomas loving little engine want?

So if you’re looking for the best place to meet Thomas the Tank Engine and all his friends, look no further than Drayton Manor Park, the home of Thomas Land, and discover why we love Thomas so much here in Staffordshire. 

Location: 
Thomas Land,
Drayton Manor Park, 
Near Tamworth,
Staffordshire, 
B78 3TW

Find out more about Thomas Land on the Drayton Manor website. 

 


 

Join in with 365 great things about Staffordshire

  • It could be a place, a person, a thing, a community project - anything!
  • Big or small – if you’ve got a thought about something that you feel makes Staffordshire Great, we’d love to hear about it and share it.

Follow along with 365 great things about Staffordshire

  • Share all of the ‘great things’ that we publish over the next year, and comment on them using the hashtag #Staffs365

 

There are no results that match your search criteria


Latest news
Major development activity in 2020 to pave way for more county jobs as near full employment continues

Major development activity in 2020 to pave way for more county jobs as near full employment continues

Major business and transport development projects picking up pace throughout 2020 will pave the way for more job creation, Staffordshire's economic growth leader has said.
Date:
21 January 2020
City bypass construction moves to next phase following major engineering projectntitled

City bypass construction moves to next phase following major engineering projectntitled

A multi-million-pound road scheme which will ease congestion in Lichfield and support development is moving to its next stage following the successful completion of a major engineering project.
Date:
21 January 2020
Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Pupils target drivers in anti-idling campaign

Pupils from Ellison Primary Academy in Newcastle are urging drivers to switch off their engines outside school as part of a new campaign to reduce air pollution.
Date:
21 January 2020
East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

East Staffordshire homes to be helped out of fuel poverty

Eligible households in East Staffordshire could be helped out of fuel poverty, thanks to a brand new scheme.
Date:
20 January 2020

Visit the Staffordshire Newsroom