Jodrell Bank

Type:Observatory / Planetarium

Jodrell Bank
Lower Withington
Macclesfield
Cheshire
SK11 9DL

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Rowan A
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Awesome telescope, interesting science, but poor value as a day out
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 5th January 2019
      Haven’t visited for ten years or so, but after first coming here as an awestruck 8 year old I thought it time my daughter of the same age came for a look at the stupendous Lovell Telescope. It’s... Read full review
    • Dave-n-Retta
      Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Excellent Experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 12th January 2019
      What a refreshing change to meet the very friendly and knowledgeable staff who are willing to answer all your questions and take the time to show you what they are talking about. (I did disagree with... Read full review
    • Patricia M
      Walsall, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      A visit after 30 years
      3 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 19th January 2019
      We came here over 30 years ago with my young son. It was okay now 30 years on but needed more such as a stars cinema to give it a wow factor. I was a little bit disappointed that not more had been... 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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