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

2024 (14 Jan 2024 - 15 Dec 2024)
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:

    • EsWes48
      The Dark Side Of The Moon - amazing!
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 29th April 2024
      ‘The Dark Side Of The Moon’ planetarium show - to celebrate Pink Floyd’s 50th Anniversary - was absolutely fabulous! The new Space Dome was the perfect venue! Read full review
    • yasminaW7083YR
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Jodrell Bank – The world of space awaits you
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th May 2024
      What is Jodrell Bank? Jodrell Bank is an UNESCO World Heritage site that is located in the heart of Macclesfield, Greater Manchester. It is a great place for die hard space fans. This brilliant... Read full review
    • Christopher T
      North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
      Great day out for all the family
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 24th May 2024
      Excellent day out with plenty to see and do, including many interactive exhibits and experiences. If you have young children, as long as they get stuck in and are hands on with the exhibits, they... 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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