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

2019 (14 Jan 2019 - 15 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

* Closed: 16th - 31st December 2019

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:

    • Geo P
      Wilmslow, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Great place for all ages
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 22nd February 2019
      Took grandson - 4 years old - at half term. Crowded but plenty of space for all. The lectures and shows were accessible and informative for a 4 year old but also for older adults as are the exhibits... Read full review
    • markjamess2015
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Half Term
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 22nd February 2019
      As our daughter is doing about space during the term, we thought we would bring her here as she was really enjoying the subject.. Reading other reviews didn’t really help as there are a few... Read full review
    • Ctp1983
      Half term fun
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 22nd February 2019
      We had a great family day during half term visiting Jodrell Bank. The free science show was fabulous and our boys loved it. The question and answer experiments were also a treat. All the staff were... 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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