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Welcome to Parkland Camping at Shuttleworth!

Nestled amidst the stunning Bedfordshire countryside, our Parkland campsite offers a serene escape within the picturesque grounds of The Collection, The Swiss Garden, and Shuttleworth House.

Whether you’re seeking a tranquil weekend getaway or planning an extended stay (August only), our campsite provides the perfect base for your adventures.

For those seeking a memorable experience, why not coincide your stay with one of our Air Shows? It’s the perfect opportunity to combine relaxation with a thrilling spectacle in the sky.

And if you’re craving a more extended exploration, join us in August for a comprehensive immersion into everything Shuttleworth has to offer. From leisurely strolls through the gardens to discovering the rich history of Shuttleworth Collection, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Come and experience the magic of Parkland Camping at Shuttleworth – where nature, history, and tranquillity converge to create unforgettable memories. Book your stay now and embark on a journey of relaxation and discovery.


See below campsite opening dates for 2024...

Best of British Air Show - Early May


Arrivals: Thursday 9th May 2024

Departures: Monday 13th May 2024

Model Air - May


Arrivals: Thursday 16th May 2024

Departures: Monday 20th May 2024

Shuttleworth D-Day Weekend - May

BOOK HERE – D-Day Weekend

Arrivals: Thursday 23rd May 2024

Departures: Monday 27th May 2024

Military Weekend Air Show - Late May


Arrivals: Thursday 30th May 2024

Departures: Monday 3rd June 2024

Festival of Flight - Late June


Arrivals: Thursday 27th June 2024

Departures: Monday 1st July 2024

Summer Evening Air Show - July


Arrivals: Thursday 18th July 2024

Departures: Monday 22nd July 2024

Model Air - July


Arrivals: Thursday 25th July 2024

Departures: Monday 29th July 2024

Family Weekend Air Show - Early August


Arrivals: from Thursday 8th August 2024

[NEW] Summer Open Camping - August


Open from Monday 12th August all the way through to Proms Weekend on Thursday 29th August 2024

Proms Weekend Air Show - Late August


Arrivals: Thursday 29th August 2024

Departures: Monday 2nd September 2024

Race Day Show - Early October


Arrivals: Thursday 3rd October 2024

Departures: Monday 7th October 2024




FAQ's | Terms & Conditions | Site Rules

Bookings & Arrivals/Departures

When making a booking you agree that you or at least one member of your party is 18 years of age or over, you have the permission of all persons in your party to book on their behalf.

Arrivals welcome from 10am until 8pm and must be vacated by 11am on the day of departure unless agreed with the Site Manager.

For the purpose of security and health & safety, all visitors must book in with the Site Manager

On arrival at Shuttleworth please bring your booking confirmation with you.

All payments are to be made in advance.

Bookings are non-transferrable.


At our Festival of Flight Camping (2024)  and Flying Proms Weekend Camping (August 2024) showers & toilets facilities will be available at the campsite.

At all other events there will be porta-loos to be situated at the campsite.

For all events there is access to drinking water and an elsan point.

Group Bookings

Stag, hen or similar parties are approved at the sole discretion of the Site Manager, this also applies to any groups of five or more camping units.

For group bookings, the names of all the adults in the party need to be provided at the time of booking. Failure to provide all the names may lead to the booking being cancelled or the Site Manager refusing entry to the site.

If not notified otherwise, your pitch will be held until dusk on the day of your arrival, after which it will be put up for re-sale and your booking treated as a cancellation with your monies retained.

Event Days

On weekends where an event is taking place at Shuttleworth, an event ticket must be purchased at the time of pitch booking, no guarantee of entry will be given if an event ticket has not been purchased prior to arrival.

When leaving the site please follow the directional signs as they may differ from your arrival due to event restrictions.

Prices & Ticketing

Price does not include any additional services, features or facilities unless detailed.

Pitch prices are for the maximum number of persons per unit (i.e. 4 berth caravan is maximum of 4 people). On event days each person must have a valid event ticket.

Any promotions or deals are offered at the discretion of Shuttleworth, are subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.


No commercial vehicles are allowed.

Sleeping in cars or vans is not permitted unless the vehicle has a specially designed internal sleeping accommodation.

Sign written towing vehicles are permitted on site provided campers are not trading or working from the site, however, you may be asked to park your vehicle away from the pitch.

Shuttleworth does not allow horse boxes or ladders to be present on your pitch.

For those camping with a tent, one car is permitted per pitch, for extra vehicles you may be asked to park in a nearby parking zone detailed by the Site Manager.


In placing a booking with Shuttleworth, you agree that you and your party will at all times comply with the Site Manager and their team or representatives of Shuttleworth.

The person who placed the booking is responsible for the behaviour of all members of the party whilst on site.

Any wilful damage to the site will result in you being asked to leave the site immediately, no monies will be refunded.

Customers of Shuttleworth enjoy the environment, anyone who does not respect this, the Site Manager or representatives reserve the right to refuse admission or ask to leave the site at any time, in this situation, no money will be refunded.

The Site Manager reserves the right to ask any party for a security bond, this will be refunded at the end of your stay unless, the Site Manager or representative deems you have displayed unreasonable behaviour (this includes but is not limited to noise, wilful damage to the site or other people’s property and abuse to staff).


Dogs are most welcome but must be kept under control at all times. A maximum of 3 dogs per pitch is permitted. Please use the dog bins provided on-site.

The burning of wood is strictly prohibited. Charcoal only BBQs are allowed, providing they are raised off the ground. BBQs must not be lit until after 5:00 pm and must be extinguished by 10.30 pm. Open fires, fire pits and rope swings are also prohibited. No structures can be tied or secured to trees or vegetation. Any structures that are or are judged to be causing damage to the site will be taken down or removed. The Site Manager or representative reserve the right to do so without prior consent.

Due to the Live Airfield on site, no flags or flag poles may be attached without firm securement to the ground.  Shuttleworth reserves the right to remove any poles or flags deemed unsafe.

No drones allowed on site.

No kites, sky lanterns, open fires or fireworks are allowed to be used on site.

Toilet tents are only allowed to be used in the confines of pitch area.

Pitches should be left clean and tidy and rubbish deposited in the bins provided.

For the enjoyment of all on-site, no musical instruments or loud music after 22.30. No music is allowed on site after 22.30.

Staff will be available throughout your stay and an emergency number will be issued on arrival.

Cancellation & Loss or Damage

If you cancel your pitch prior to 7 days before arrival, you forfeit 25% of the total booking fee

If you cancel your pitch within 7 days of arrival, you forfeit all money paid

If you leave site early for any reason, no refund will be offered

In the rare situation that Shuttleworth may have to cancel your booking, a full refund will be paid.

If you wish to transfer your booking to an alternative date, all reasonable endeavours will be made, however, no guarantee is given.

Loss or Damage

You accept these Terms & Conditions and you agree to be responsible for any loss or damage caused by any member of your party or animal accompanying you.