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The Shuttleworth Collection

Open Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Great place to view the history of aviation with many historic planes on view

I visit a couple of times each month for a coffee at the cafe and use it as a meeting place with my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Biggleswade UK
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Fantastic Day out.

I'm lucky enough to live very close to the Shuttleworth Collection and the Village of Old Warden... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert C
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Started by Richard Shuttleworth, who collectected some of the exhibits still here, The Shuttleworth Collection is home to the best collection of genuine WWI aircraft that all still fly in Europe, alongside over historic aircraft from 1909 to the...more
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Old Warden Aerodrome | Bedfordshire, Biggleswade SG18 9ER, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visit a couple of times each month for a coffee at the cafe and use it as a meeting place with my motorcycle friends. During the week some aircraft are outside during workshop change rounds. The museum is always interesting to walk round as...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AlanBiggleswadeUK
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm lucky enough to live very close to the Shuttleworth Collection and the Village of Old Warden. In fact it takes me under 10 minutes to drive there. The Collection of aircraft and vehicles are something special and to make it a much better experience...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit for the day once you have visited the airplane collection have a meal in the restaurant and spend the rest of the day in the Swiss Garden for a nice relaxing walk ,well worth the money for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank andrewhF7488DE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you get the chance book an afternoon tea at the house. I took a group to the house at the beginning of December for afternoon tea and Christmas Carols. Excellent..I can say no more but do try it was well catered for and staffing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Paula H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a couple of oldies we look back on several decades of visits. We have never been disapointed in the slightest way either by Collection or Restaurant /staff. On the contrary, we have always been made to feel really welcome by staff, the food is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank avrilgeoff
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Went with Her Maj and plane-nutty grandson. Some very good planes on display, some of which are rarer than an uncooked steak. Facilities are good but like all attractions, not cheap. Not the RAF museum but an interesting way to pass a couple of hours

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

I love Shuttleworth, great food which is reasonably priced, interesting museum and a fantastic park for the kids to burn off some steam. 👍

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jessicasJ5657ER
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Great place for any aviation enthusiast. 6 full hangers to explore, with a wide range of aircraft including the oldest flying aircraft in the world, through to modern and privately owned. However, the best thing from my perspective was not being rushed, or having to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda H
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Good place for children. Extensive outside area as well as large inside seating. Good lunch time menu.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maureen c
Reviewed 9 December 2018

Great afternoon event with tea, sandwiches and exquisite little cakes all to the sound of Christmas carols from a visiting ladies choir. Magic. The mansion House was nicely decorated with two huge trees and other floral decorations throughout. After tea a guided tour of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John S
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Taylor S
10 June 2017|
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Response from ShuttleworthOW | Property representative |
Travel Editions run tours to The Collection.
JenniferMay G
2 April 2017|
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Response from ShuttleworthOW | Property representative |
Details of our restaurant ca be found on our website under restaurant.