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The Shuttleworth Collection

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Afternoon tea with carols at the Mansion House

Great afternoon event with tea, sandwiches and exquisite little cakes all to the sound of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
John S
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
Wonderful Evening

Invited to view the collection as part of a company outing. What a delightful surprise. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
richven2
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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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 yesterday

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
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Invited to view the collection as part of a company outing. What a delightful surprise. Our guide was knowledgeable and had lots of interesting things to say that added to the experience of seeing such wonderfully presented aircraft. Shall be returning for a full day's...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good parking. Great planes and a few cars. This place tells the story of aviation and you could not read all the info and stories it tells. You could spend 1 hour to all day here so well worth it

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took in-laws to this lovely well maintained museum as father in law was an aircraft electrical engineer and mother in law worked at the De Havallane factory. It was fascinating. What I really liked was that it was a living museum with planes being resorted...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place mainly because whoever maintains it really cares, and as a result it’s pristine and a pleasure to visit! We’ve visited several times now and there’s always something for the grandkids to do, a good cafe lots of planes if the weathers...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Shuttleworth to have a look at the Swiss Garden. Having not heard about it before our expectations were low! However, on arrival the sun was shining, we saw planes landing, a car park full of TVRs and the entrance/shop was very smart....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Simon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can spend a few hours immersing yourself in historic aircraft. Better still combine it with a visit into the swiss gardens and enjoy the scenic displays

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

...in every fibre of this collection. Phenomenal collection of planes and vehicles from yesteryear. I loved sharing the picture with my dad who used to work at the RAF airfield at Biggin Hill. I’ll have to get him up from Kent. This is one of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank derekmarkspresenter
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Being an aviation (model) aircraft enthusiast I "knew" about the Shuttleworth collection and I was well pleased with the number of aircraft (many types, in excellent condition) on display. I was a bit surprised though that there is a lot more to the collection! Cars,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kubikali
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

I have visit many airfields in my time, up and down the country, however this hidden gem has to be in the top 5! Open to the public, it offers something for all ages. A fantastic and truly informative museum, holding a collection of vintage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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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.
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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.
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