Factory Tours

The JCB Factory Tour Experience 

 

Your visit will begin with welcome refreshments, and a short presentation in the JCB Theatre showing our corporate brand video on the global manufacturing facilities and products.  You will then be invited by one of our Tour Guides to attend a personal tour of the ‘’Story of JCB’’ exhibition with time to visit the JCB shop.
 
The tour continues onto the assembly line of the world famous Backhoe Loader machine; here you will see the process of how the machine is built from the delivery of the sheet steel, profiling, laser cutting, welding, paint shop, assembly and finally the finished product! 
 
Attending one of our fantastic tour packages, you’ll experience a unique dining experience in our VIP Hospitality Suite with seasonal dishes created by our Head Chef, Alastair Rowe, using the organic produce sourced from our sister farm, ‘Daylesford Organic’.

 

General Visitor Information (T&C’s):

  • All tours must be pre-booked in advance
  • Bookings can only be made for the next 3 month period
  • The JCB Factory Tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours and as such, may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.
  • Closed toed shoes must be worn for all factory tours.
  • All visitors must be over 15 years of age.
  • Group visits are held for a minimum of 10 and maximum of 50 guests (unless otherwise agreed). 
  • Smaller or individual groups may be merged into one visit.
  • Visitors are unable to purchase food and beverages at the factory.
  • Any group visit under 10 persons will be required to pay a surcharge of £40.00 for a private tour guide, in addition to the per head charges.

 

Tour times

 

Monday to Thursday @ 10:00 & 13:00

Friday @ 10:00

Charges

 

Tour Only:  
Educational Visit (Schools / Universities) £12.00 per head
General Interest £16.00 per head

 

Tour Packages:  
Factory tour with cooked breakfast £20.00 per head
Factory tour with 2 course lunch £30.00 per head
Factory tour with cream tea £20.00 per head

Factory Tours are now fully booked for April and May.  Now taking bookings for W/C 12th June onwards.


Please note that there are no Factory tours between 31st July and 24th August.


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