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Jaguar Factory Tour

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Spend a few intriguing hours learning the secrets of car and aeroplane manufacturing at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich home. Go behind the scenes and gain remarkable insight into the creation and history of some of the most iconic machines ever made.

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Birmingham, West Midlands

Experience Details

This classic tour offers unique insight into Castle Bromwich’s operations during the 1940s, where Jaguar’s advanced aluminium manufacturing capabilities provided a primary location for building Supermarine Spitfires; cementing Jaguar’s place in the engineering history books. With many areas of the factory opened to the public for the first time, including an exclusive look into the plant morgue, you’re sure to learn something new about the Jaguar legend.

You’ll also get to see the live body manufacturing facility, where new Jaguars come to life. Follow the start to finish journey of the latest Jaguars including the high-performance F-TYPE and the state-of-the-art XJ. Your exclusive access will showcase one of the finest assembly lines around, with hi-tech robots in perfect accord with Jaguar’s master craftsmen.

Who is suitable for this experience?

Minimum age: 10 (Under 16s must be accompanied by a full paying adult).
There is vehicular transport around the site, however, inside the manufacturing areas the tour is on foot using the designated walkways. The tour is at a gentle pace and distance varies depending on your tour, ranging from 2 to 2.2 miles but if you are unsure please check when making your booking.
Wheelchair users are welcome and are accomodated but please inform the booking team to allow them to make suitable arrangements.
Please be aware that pace makers may be affected in certain areas of the production facilities by certain electronic manufacturing equipment.
The experience content, equipment used and restrictions may vary.


This experience is available on selected Thursdays throughout the year (subject to plant closures, which are usually 2 weeks at Christmas, 3 weeks in the summer and 1 week during another annual holiday).


A guided tour of the Jaguar factory, Castle Bromwich.
Learn the history and processes that shaped Jaguar.
See the 1939 plant morgue.
Go behind the scenes of the modern factory’s key areas.
Refreshments on arrival and departure.
Please allow approximately 3 hours for the full experience.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tour start time.
Experience gift pack including personalised voucher and message card.
Cancellation indemnity.

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