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The Shuttleworth Collection

Closed Now: 09:30 - 17:00
Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Magnificent place. World class collection of aircraft, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere. My... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Maldon, United Kingdom
Tea, Coffee & snacks

What a great place to have coffee & something to eat. It’s dog friendly & plenty of room to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hitchin, 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

Magnificent place. World class collection of aircraft, friendly staff, relaxed atmosphere. My favourite place for a day out.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a great place to have coffee & something to eat. It’s dog friendly & plenty of room to walk The staff were friendly & the restaurant was extremely clean. We had a lovely morning

Thank lenny951
Reviewed 6 days ago

Based at Old Warden aerodrome, this collection of planes and vehicles is based on items owned by Richard Shuttleworth who died in a tragic flying accident in 1940 while on a training flight. The collection has been increased over time with additional material, donated to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the recent Heritage air show and we were not disappointed. We arrived shortly after the gates opened at 9am and got parked fairly close to the landing strip. We explored the gardens and house which were very interesting and had a fascinating...More

1  Thank Gadabouts95
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of those places on the "To Visit" list for many years. Certainly not disappointed. Although an aircraft centred museum there is much more with Cars, Motorcycles, Buses, and all forms of memorabilia etc. All of this presented in clean, bright, hangers with space to...More

Thank 63Crooky53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is being well-run and maintains an amazing range of old aeroplanes in flying condition, along with displays to explain things to visitors, with a well-stocked shop and a good cafe. The adjacent Swiss Garden makes these two attractions into a real 'all-the-family' place...More

1  Thank JefferyRichardson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here after reading reviews but were bit disapointed as seemed more of an educational visit rather than planes flying . Lots to read and see but after about an hour we had had enough. people say this place is better than Duxford but...More

Thank claires4633
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the air show. I’m not a plane enthusiast but we went with someone who is. We had an amazing time. It’s very well organised, yet a very chilled out event. Take your own chairs & picnic. It did help that the weather...More

Thank lesley h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several halls full of old planes from way back to more recent. Shop and restaurant which is well priced. Really worth the effort!! Check out their flying days and see the old craft take to the skies.

Thank Bigtonybeds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens, amazing park for the kids (free) and the restaurant offers a great choice of food and drink.

1  Thank LucyPolenastics
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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.