Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank 2017 - Visit Macclesfield

Jodrell Bank is a world famous observatory, here on the doorstep of Cheshire surrounded by the beautiful Macclesfield countryside. The state of the art facility is part the University of Manchester. originally established in 1945 by Sir Bernard Lovell.

The discovery centre attracts thousands of visitors every year. Enjoy a wonderful day, learn more about the big bang and explore the wonders of the universe with hands on activities and the exhibition room or discover more about the history of the Lovell Telescope and the role it plays in today’s international space programme. 

You’ll find a variety of interesting events throughout the year, including the Bluedot Festival in July. For more information on events, visit their website or click here for their Facebook page –

Useful Information

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
The University of Manchester
SK11 9DL
Sat nav: SK11 9DW

Telephone: 01477 571766