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Swiss Garden

Old Warden Aerodrome | Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP, Biggleswade SG18 9ER, England
+44 1767 627666
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Beautiful gardens

We were attending an evening airshow of the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden Aerodrome and our... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
LesleyM66
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Fascinating garden

Our first visit to the Swiss Garden in about 20 years, so long it is hard to remember what it was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
QofU
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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The Swiss Garden is a late Regency, nine acre garden, which is adjacent to the Shuttleworth Collection. The garden was created by the third Lord Ongley between 1820 and 1835, and is laid out in the romantic and Swiss picturesque style.
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  • Average12%
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Old Warden Aerodrome | Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP, Biggleswade SG18 9ER, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were attending an evening airshow of the Shuttleworth Collection at Old Warden Aerodrome and our airshow tickets allowed us free entry into the Swiss Garden. The gardens are well worth a visit and they have many different types of seats and benches to rest...More

Thank LesleyM66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to the Swiss Garden in about 20 years, so long it is hard to remember what it was like. obviously, a good deal of money has been spent improving the paths and the visitor centre, making it a first rate attraction. The...More

Thank QofU
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a beautiful day in May when the flowers were looking beautiful. Lovely place to wander around and take a moment to breathe! There was very little information about the history of the gardens or specific plants etc but maybe I am a...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We visited as part of the Mad Hatters Tea party and had a great day. There was plenty to do and the Gardens are just fantastic, well worth a visit as part of the whole Shuttleworth Collection experience. Overall it was a fun atmosphere in...More

Thank Colin K
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We came here for the first time, to attend The Mad Hatter's Tea Party. The gardens were very impressive: clean, tidy and well-kept and our children enjoyed exploring all of the different areas and structures. The staff, who dressed up as Alice in Wonderland characters,...More

Thank TravellerNearLondon
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We visited the Swiss Garden on an NGS (National Garden Scheme) day and were surprised to find it was £8 per person which is quite expensive. The garden, although charming with a lot of plants, is quite small. We meandered round it, enjoying a sit...More

Thank BugLet
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The Swiss Gardens are truly immaculate; peacocks strutting around, thatched cottages and beautifully kept gardens make this an idyllic English summertime experience.

Thank Worrals
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

The Swiss Garden was recently refurbished, thanks to a lottery grant, and it's looking really good. The gardens are buitifully restored and the forest walk is very nice. Great fun for old and young if you like a touch of nature. Not too much distance...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We visit the Swiss garden at least 4 times a year at different times, as the gardens change with the seasons. The recent renovation of the gardens has now settled down and one can take a pleasant wander through glades and grottos. It is easy...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 16 April 2017

These gardens have been beautifully restored since my last visit some years ago. They have a magical quality which made me feel I wanted them all to myself! However, obviously a certain amount of maintenance work has to take place but the noise of the...More

Thank Nina P
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Tony C
Has it got a tea room
5 July 2015|
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Response from Jeanne1305 |
The gardens do not have a tea room - but the Shuttleworth collection (where the garden is located) do.
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eljay64
Do you have to pay to go in?
10 May 2015|
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Response from Joshua R |
Yes £8 for adults, £7 for concessions
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