Jodrell Bank

Type:Observatory / Planetarium

Jodrell Bank
Lower Withington
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 9DL

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    Recent Reviews:

    • robertsF6186PG
      Brentford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Average
      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 7th May 2019
      We’re some interactive displays in the main exhibition area but mainly aimed at school children. A lot of it is outside and in the open, not great as it poured with rain! Was interesting and passed a... Read full review
    • wendy32
      manchester
      Trip Type:
      Family
      SOME GOOD THINGS FOR KIDS BUT WAY TO EXPENSIVE
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 18th May 2019
      it had some good things for kids to do & see and was interesting for adults but lasted about an hour and cost us £30 for our party of four inc parking which seemed expensive so wouldn't go... Read full review
    • GillEB85
      Stockport, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Fascinating
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th May 2019
      Visited on a whim but really enjoyed it. The telescope is a sight to behold in itself. There are two information buildings, both quite small but interesting enough. I would definitely recommend the... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
    • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors
    • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors

    Catering

    • Cater for vegetarians
    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Children & Infants

    • Facilities for children

    Imported Facilities

    • Disabled Access - BASIC (*)
    • Open All Year

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking

    Provider Facilities

    • Accept coach parties
    • Toilets

    Dates and Opening Times

    open (1 Jan 2018 - 1 Jan 2020)

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