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VIP Visitors Centre, Rocester, Uttoxeter ST14 5LS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent visit, very thoughtful and professional guides. Great value for money and a wonderful insight into the history of the company. Factory tour was fascinating and really well explained.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Dave5506
Reviewed October 3, 2018

very good tour hazel very good and liked a laugh ,musuem exellant ,tour of factory very good might be a bit noisey for some people but you do wear headphones safety very important dont wear open top sandells you will not be let in meal...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

A really informative tour through the history of the JCB company through to the amazing and slick production line. We also enjoyed a great lunch of organic produce from the JCB family farm.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ISSI57
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

It was a very good tour was very interesting but the only problem was that I realised that there was a surcharge £40 added on on to the additional £18tour total £78.00 as there was only two of us .. wouldn't mine it was booked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Maeve198
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Booked experience for family member and took ill so couldn't make it.. was told to go talk to someone and see if they can help.. a rude woman had no care at all and just moaned about security and let me see this and that....More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Ray Y
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Went with a few driving instructors today for a tour around the jcb hq. The tour guide George was fantastic and thoroughly enjoyed the tour see how the jcb machines are put together. Well worth the money. Learning aboit the history of jcb was also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Gary S
Reviewed May 10, 2018

Very friendly and generally knowledgeable guides. Initial film was very rushed and too noisy. Tour around the JCB history area was very rushed and did not allow sufficient time to read displays. Tour of the factory floor was rather rushed again but was interesting with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Excellent informative amusing guide around the factory and the exhibition area. 2 hours was scarcely enough time. Would definitely recommend.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed April 16, 2018

A great day out with a fantastic insight into the history and current manufacture of the world's leading earth moving and material handling machines. The visitor centre on its own is great but then the tour of the manufacturing plant with a viewing of start...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Samuel P
Reviewed February 26, 2018

went here on a Peter Carol coach tour and was treated well, a fabulous lunch freshly prepared , waited on , tour was very good only criticism not enough time in the museum bit , kind of like rushed through but overall a great day...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Simon O
July 25, 2018|
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Response from Samuel P | Reviewed this property |
I think that it would be difficult. Although the walkways are flat and well marked out they are quite narrow in places as they go between industrial machinery.
Lindsey M
May 7, 2018|
Response from Digaman |
Try ringing 01889 590312 and ask for Susan Finney who is mentioned in some of the reviews.
Daniel B
May 2, 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth W | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is no choice you are in a walking group, factory is good enough, the history is not enough time to view browse , the lunch is excellent if taken , in all a well worth tour