Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre for Groups

Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL

Tel: 01477 571766

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Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, the perfect place for a group visit.
  • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, the perfect place for a group visit.
  • Your group can enjoy a tour of the extensive gardens and arboretum at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
  • Jodrell Bank Disovery Centre offers a great afternoon out for groups.
  • Bluedot Festival takes place annually at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

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About Us

Whether you want to discover more about the impressive Lovell Telescope, find out about the mind-blowing scientific research that takes place here, or enjoy a tour of the extensive gardens and arboretum, Jodrell Bank offers a great afternoon out for groups.

Throughout the year, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre welcomes groups (between 15-50 people) for visits on weekday afternoons or weekend mornings. Groups can access discounted admission prices and there are a variety of great packages available which all include admission, a complimentary Jodrell Bank booklet and either lunch or afternoon tea.

Groups can also take advantage of Jodrell Bank’s fantastic Talks and Garden Tour options, where one of the Discovery Centre’s expert explainers can talk to you about Jodrell Bank, or their knowledgeable gardens staff can guide you around the site.

 

Guide Prices

Groups of 15 or more people can save up to 15% on admission tickets, including on concession rates.

Adult £8.00 Admission £7.00 Group Admission
Concessions (60+ and NUS) £5.95 Admission £5.00 Group Admission

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* Closed: Monday 17th – Wednesday 26th December, Tuesday 31st December – Wednesday 1st January

Directions

Road Directions

Visiting by car: Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre can be found just off the A535 between Holmes Chapel and Alderley Edge, clearly signposted along the nearby roads with brown signs. We are approximately 6 miles from Junction 18 of the M6. Sat Nav users SK11 9DW

Public Transport Directions

By rail: From Goostrey. Turn right down Station Road to the church in Goostrey village. Turn right at church and follow country roads, do not turn off this road, even though you appear to be heading away from the telescope. The road goes over the railway bridge and the entrance is on the right hand side.Visiting by taxi.: Alderley Edge, Macclesfield, Knutsford and Holmes Chapel are all within a 25 minute taxi ride

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Malcolm B
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      A must see. Well laid out a informative. This is how it should be done
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 9th December 2018
      Went with a group of friends on the off chance. We were simply blown away. What had started as one mans dream is now a world leader and getting better ever day. The exhibits are both well laid out... Read full review
    • Fiona H
      Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Brilliant for all ages.
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 9th December 2018
      Lots of parking. Fee applicable. Small gift shop - I bought space food like the astronauts take with them on missions. Restaurant with some good food choices. Very clean and carries on the space... Read full review
    • Georgina70
      Workington, Cumbria
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Plenty of interactive displays for the kids
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 9th December 2018
      Fantastic day out would recommend for all ages. Many interactive displays and information, talk on the telescope was informative. Great place to walk around the woods, displays and shop. Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

    Attraction Facilities

    • All Weather Attraction

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking
    • Parking (free)

    Payment Methods

    • Delta accepted
    • Groups Accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Solo accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Provider Facilities

    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • In countryside
    • Marketing Cheshire Member

    Travel & Trade

    • Group discounts available
    • Min group size numeric qualifier - minimum of 10

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01477 571766

    Tel: 01477 571766

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