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Shuttleworth House – Open

Shuttleworth House will open from Tuesday 24th – Thursday 26th October 2023 between 10:30 – 15:30.


Visit the Grade II* House set within the historic Lakeside Parkland. Inside, the rooms are full of original period detail, including a Victorian Grand Piano, enormous chandeliers, gold-leafed ceilings and panelled walls.

You’d be excused for thinking this is a Jacobean manor house, with its mullioned windows and warm honey stone. In fact, it’s a Victorian homage by the famous architect, Henry Clutton, built-in 1875 for Joseph Shuttleworth, Richard’s grandfather. The clocktower, however, is a definite Victorian giveaway!

On Wednesday 25th, we also plan to steam up The Collection’s 1922 Clayton & Shuttleworth traction engine ‘Phoenix’ and take it to Shuttleworth House.  This will also be accompanied by a display with artefacts and information linked to this once influential company.

Free entry – donations welcome!

Parking is separate from the main visitor attraction and will be located on the Parkland by Shuttleworth House. Please follow parking signage on the day.

Location: Shuttleworth House, Old Warden Park, Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EA

Please note that if you wish to visit the Collection or Swiss Garden, you must purchase a valid Daily Admission Ticket.