How to find us
Old Warden Aerodrome
Bedfordshire SG18 9EP
+44 (0)1767 627 927 (Visitor Centre for The Collection & The Swiss Garden), +44 (0)1767 626200 (The House)
We are on Summer opening times.
Feb (Half term) – Oct,
9.30 – 17.00
(last admission 16.00)
Nov – Feb (Half term),
10.00 – 16.00
(last admission 15.00)
Friday 16-Sunday 18 September is the Bedfordshire Steam Fair on our Parkland. Group rate entry to The Collection and/or Swiss Garden for Steam Fair attendees, and The House will be open on Saturday 12.00-17.00 serving a mini afternoon tea, baguettes, sandwiches and drinks.
Shuttleworth Old Warden Aerodrome is two miles due west of the A1 where it bypasses Biggleswade. We are approximately 20 miles from Junction 13 of the M1.
Postcodes for SATNAV devices: SG18 9EP for Visitor Centre: The Collection & The Swiss Garden, or use SG18 9EA for The House.
The Collection is under the custodianship of the Shuttleworth Trust, a charitable organisation created in 1940 by Dorothy Shuttleworth in loving memory of her son Richard, after his tragic death in a flying accident aged 31. The Collection is a registered charity, no. 307534.
Our mission and purpose is for the:
Promotion of Education and training in the science, practice and history of Aviation and Automotive transport.
The promotion of Education and training in the science, practice Agriculture, food production and management of rural resources by making arrangements for the provision and conduct of a College.
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