Factory Tours

JCB Factory Tour Overview

Your visit will include a welcome from JCB, refreshments and a short presentation in the JCB Theatre showing the corporate AV on the global manufacturing facilities and products.  You will also be invited by one of our Tour Guides to attend a personal tour of the new ‘’Story of JCB’’ exhibition and the JCB shop.

The tour also consists of 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!  The tour will also include the office facilities.  Please note due to the length of the tour it may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties.

All bookings with catering will be served in our Hospitality Suite.  JCB are 100% Soil Associated organic and offer a unique dining experience.

Please Note: 

All tours must be pre-booked
All Visitors must be over 15 years of age
All Visitors must wear Closed Toed shoes
The tour lasts approximately 2.5 hours

Tour times:

Summer Shutdown 25th July - 12th August (no tours available)

Monday - Thursday @ 10am & 1pm

Friday @ 10am


Please note, Group Visits are a minimum of 10 (unless otherwise stated) and maximum of 50.  Groups under 10 persons will be required to pay £35.00 for a private tour guide in addition to the per head charges.

Tour only:

Schools - 
£12.00 per head

All other groups - 
£14.50 per head                                         

Tour & food:

Factory tour & cooked breakfast (min. 15 persons) - 
£20.00 per head

Factory tour & hospitality lunch - 
£25.00 per head

Factory tour & afternoon tea (min. 15 persons) - 
£17.50 per head

Request a visit

All visitors should report into the address below:

JCB VIP Visits
ST14 5LS