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JCB visitor centre

Factory tours and lakeside walks around the factory grounds.

Approx 8 miles away


The landscaped grounds of the JCB worldwide headquarters have lakes, sculptures and fountains and are freely open to the public. They are popular with runners and dogwalkers. There is plenty of parking.

Factory tours are sometimes available - you have to book so check their website for details.

Travel from Ashbourne

The JCB worldwide headquarters are at Rocester just eight miles south from Ashbourne.

Take the A52 towards Leek and turn left onto the B5032 at Mayfield (by the bridge over the River Dove) and follow the road to Rocester.

Postcode for sat-nav:
ST14 5JA

Take the Swift to Rocester and its just a few minutes walk.

See our buses page for more information on Ashbourne buses.

Its a scenic 20 mile round trip by bike using quiet back roads via Clifton, Norbury and Roston.

It's too far to walk.