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The Shuttleworth Collection

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Outside view of The Shuttleworth Collection in Biggleswade

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The Shuttleworth Collection is in a quiet countryside setting, actually on an old fashioned grass aerodrome with 8 real hangars!

These handsome hangars comprise an aeroplane engineering workshop, a garage and coach room, and the remainder house the world-famous collection of aircraft. It's a great day out for kids who like planes or transport in general, but even kids who've never thought of it before will enjoy the size and sleekness of them up close.

Loads of events going on all year including events aimed at families. The play area includes special ‘high activity' units for older children and much of the equipment has been designed for inclusive play to provide opportunities for children whatever their physical abilities. There are numerous pieces of equipment to clamber about on and it suits kids around 3 to 10, though that's not the rule. Wheelchair users can access all areas of the site. Accompanying carers receive free admission on non-event days.

You can get tours of the collection, or one of the Swiss Garden, or an audio one which you can then follow at your own pace, interspersed with talking with the kids!

There's also now 2 pre-1925 Leyland buses come to join the collection too!

Opening hours

14th February – 30th October 2022
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


General Admission
Children: free
Adults: £17.50
Essential carers: free
Members: free

Their daily admission ticket can be used multiple times for up to 30 days.
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Shuttleworth, Alder Drive,
SG18 9DT,

Phone number

01767 627927


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