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

2022 (14 Jan 2022 - 15 Dec 2022)
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
      503
    • Very Good
      468
    • Average
      232
    • Poor
      125
    • Terrible
      98

    Recent Reviews:

    • saraheseaton
      Leicester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Out of this world experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 24th September 2022
      We stopped off for a brief visit at Jodrell Bank and stayed for three hours and I could have happily stayed for much longer! There are several exhibit halls with interactive displays which appeal to... Read full review
    • debworthington
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Awful day out and outrageously expensive.
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 25th September 2022
      Visited in February and was excited to return when the new planetarium was open. Visited today - what a disappointment. The "so called" planetarium was the worst I have ever experienced. Didn't... Read full review
    • Libra_K1960
      Farnham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Definitely worth visiting
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 25th September 2022
      It is some 20 years since we last visited Jodrell Bank, and we were interested to see the new building and exhibition. We happened to arrive just in time for a free 'family-friendly' talk, which we... 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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