Jodrell Bank 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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Jodrell bank is a world-leading deep-space radio observatory, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and an award-winning national visitor attraction.

Uncover the inspirational heritage in the new first light pavilion. Inside This architecturally stunning building, you’ll find a bold new exhibition Telling the pioneering stories of the scientists and engineers that made History. Explore interactive displays, projections and artefacts as you Journey from the early post-war days, through the heights of the space Race and the depths of the cold war, to today’s world-leading Discoveries.

Discover more about radio astronomy, listen to the sounds of a black Hole, see live signals received by the mighty lovell telescope, play with the Ever-popular whispering dishes, and journey round the night sky in a Traditional planetarium show. Explore cafes, arboretum, and gift shop. Duration of visit - all day.

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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) £7.50 Admission £5.00 Group Admission

Opening Times

2023 (14 Jan 2023 - 15 Dec 2023)
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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      509
    • Very Good
      469
    • Average
      232
    • Poor
      125
    • Terrible
      98

    Recent Reviews:

    • NLIMOD2015
      Birmingham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      One of a kind place to visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 7th November 2022
      Part of Manchester University and considering it is a serious (world important) scientific site, it is also a fabulous place to visit. Easy to get around, nice and flat for walking. There are picnic... Read full review
    • lizmE4677WW
      Trip Type:
      Family
      A perfect day out for everyone!
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd December 2022
      My husband and I visited with our 3 and 5 year old boys. We had such a lovely time. The staff were all super nice and took time out to explain things. There is loads of interesting info delivered in... Read full review
    • Gareth D
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Interesting and informative
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 29th December 2022
      A fascinating wealth of information regarding the history of the site and space physics. There is a lot to see and do and it is was a very interesting day out. 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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