Weddings at Shuttleworth

Type:Wedding Ceremony Venue

Old Warden Park, Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EA

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A 5000 acre site in the heart of rural Bedfordshire, with rolling parkland vistas and steeped in compelling history, the Shuttleworth estate offers an extraordinary setting for weddings and celebrations all year round.

From smaller, more intimate ceremonies to opulent gatherings of up to 2000 guests, Shuttleworth has a choice of three stunning venues to make your day unique and memorable.

The House and Parkland offer an unrivalled wedding experience. Take exclusive use of the Jacobean-style country house and choose between an array of grand and finely furnished rooms to hold your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening reception. Additionally, The Summer House, set within a sunken garden makes for a charming, idyllic outdoor ceremony venue. Finally, the abundance of mature parkland is ideal if you wish to erect a marquee or tipi.

For a magical, serene affair The Swiss Garden, designed in the late Regency era, is a rare example of period landscape design. Within the garden, surrounded by beautifully manicured lawns, are two licenced venues for wedding ceremonies: The Swiss Cottage and The Grotto & Fernery.

The Collection’s Hangar 3 is a thrilling venue to host your day.  With tables peppered around masterpieces of aviation and automotive history, this unique space lends itself to a stylish ‘vintage’ celebration.

As a multi-venue property, Shuttleworth offers the opportunity to host your ceremony and your reception in more than one location.

If you require accommodation, we have fifteen comfortably furnished en-suite bedrooms are available year round for guests of weddings. The rooms are located in a modern purpose-built building opposite the former coach house.

All weddings at Shuttleworth are offered with the close assistance of an experienced wedding planner, to assist in the lead up to and during the wedding - this is complimentary to ensure excellence of service.



Influential architect of the Victorian era, Henry Clutton, was commissioned by Joseph Shuttleworth after his purchase of the estate in 1872 to create the beautiful Jacobean-style house that stands today.

Grandson of Joseph Shuttleworth, Richard, had two passions, motor cars and aviation. The fine vehicles and aircraft he purchased make up the unique Suttleworth Collection.

Members of the Shuttleworth family enjoyed the estate for numerous years and during WWII the Main House was used as a Red Cross convalescent home and hospital.



  • Disabled access


  • On-site catering

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Board/Flipchart
  • Grounds for outdoor activities
  • Leisure facilities onsite
  • Mobile phone coverage
  • Venue approved for civil marriage
  • Wedding planner available

Property Facilities

  • WiFi or internet access

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Shuttleworth is two miles due west of the A1 at Biggleswade, approximately 20 miles from J13 on M1.

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