Shuttleworth in Lights 2022

A stunning, mile long, illuminated trail around the Shuttleworth Collection and Gardens. Tickets can be purchased at:

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Santa’s Fly-In and Snowball Hunt 2022

£3 per child-  includes gift

Join us for a season highlight at Shuttleworth Collection and Gardens this Christmas. Look up in awe, as Santa gives his reindeer a rest and flies into the Old Warden Aerodrome in his vintage aircraft!*

Santa comes baring gifts for each child who completes our festive Snowball Hunt. Collect 3 snowballs and have the opportunity to meet Santa fresh from his fly-in and receive a Christmas gift!

Limited tickets – book early to avoid disappointment!

*Flying subject to aircraft serviceability and weather on the day

*Please note that Santa is flying in at 11am! Be sure to give yourself plenty of time, or you may miss him!


For this event children will need to have a £3 Child Ticket in order to take part in the snowball hunt and to meet Santa.

Adults accompanying children on site will need to have a valid form of admission  as normal. This includes:

  • A 30 day Daily Admission ticket purchased either in person on our admissions hut or on the website here:
  • A valid Shuttleworth Membership. This includes, SVAS, Friends of the Garden and Old Warden Model Aircraft Club.
  • An accepted 2-4-1 voucher, such as Gardener’s World 2-4-1. (Only valid alongside another form of admission).

*If you would like a non-dairy alternative, please leave a note in the ‘additional information’ box on the order page*

Getting Here:

Access to the Air Show site by car or motorbike is via our new entrance which opened in July 2021. This is located on the B658 Shefford Road. To find us please use the postcode SG18 9DT and follow the AA signage.

We are two miles due west of the A1 at Biggleswade, approx 20 miles from J13 on M1.

Please note that depending on traffic and your time of arrival, you may have to queue for anything up to an hour.

The old Collection entrance on Hill Lane is for pedestrians and cyclists with a valid admission only.

Additional Information


Suitable for ages 2+


Dogs are sadly not permitted inside the Swiss Garden or the Collection Hangars. Well behaved dogs are welcome on leads in the Discovery Hub and outside for a walk around the parkland and house grounds.


Please wear comfortable clothing and warm clothing. This activity takes place outdoors

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