Tours

To book any of the tours below or for more information please email Helen Woods, or call 01767 627924 (Mon-Frid, 09.00-17.00).

Educational visits

We offer special visits for Schools – please see Educational Visits.

Collection

Book a Collection guide for an informative tour that gives the history of Richard Shuttleworth, the aircraft and vehicles he collected, and the Collection as it is today.

Guides are available for £16 on weekdays, and £25 at weekends, and can take groups of up to 20 people per guide. Please book in advance.

Four of our aircraft are also featured in the Shuttleworth Discovery app.

Swiss Garden

Book a Swiss Garden guide for an accompanied tour of the garden that brings to life the history of Lord Ongley and the garden’s creation, its evolution under the Shuttleworth family, and what’s happening within it today.

Guides are available for £16 on weekdays, and £25 at weekends, and can accommodate groups of up to 20 people per guide. Please book in advance.

  • A slide show can be added to combined or garden only entries for £2pp for groups of 10+

Audio tours

Audio tours are available for the Swiss Garden. Handset hire is £3 per tour and these are available from the visitor centre. You do not need to book these in advance.

Find out more about the history of the Swiss Garden with our general interest tour, or join time-travelling Robert Shuttleworth on the Swiss Garden Family Adventure as he goes on a quest to save the Swiss Garden from destruction!

Swiss Garden app

This a fun way to find out more information about the Swiss Garden! Find out more about the Swiss Garden app.

The House

Take a tour of the Grade II* listed Shuttleworth family home, set in Historic Parkland. Built in 1875 this traditional family home has many features of the period, including marble fireplaces, oak panelling and bookshelves and family portraits. A pathway links The House to the Swiss Garden via a Summerhouse, lily pond and underpass.