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Address: Old Warden Village, Biggleswade SG18 9ER, England
Phone Number: +44 1767 627666
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Description: The Swiss Garden is a late Regency, nine acre garden, which is adjacent to...
The Swiss Garden is a late Regency, nine acre garden, which is adjacent to the Shuttleworth Collection. The garden was created by the third Lord Ongley between 1820 and 1835, and is laid out in the romantic and Swiss picturesque style.
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Relaxing place

A unique landscaped garden with lots to see and explore with water features and a lake. There are also some very intriguing buildings and constructions within the grounds.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Shefford, United Kingdom
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A lovely garden if a bit expensive to get in would recommend visiting when the rhododendrons are flowering.

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Shefford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

A unique landscaped garden with lots to see and explore with water features and a lake. There are also some very intriguing buildings and constructions within the grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I had a lovely time walking round the garden it is very pretty. Especially liked the greenhouse which is bit like a cave.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A nice "park" to allow you to calm down after the days frantic activities...good place to have a picnic although the park seems to be used quite a lot for weddings so beware kids letting of steam. We took a break here after the morning TVR run-out between looking through the air collection in the hangars. What cannot be found... More 

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Swellendam, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

While attending the recent airshow, they advised that a tour of the garden will take place for those interested. Seems it was only me and I was spoiled to have a tour by 2 lovely guides! A stunning garden and definitely worth a visit if you are in the area. One can see that they take a lot of care... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

pleasent and has clearly had a lot of time and money spent on it. i last went a few back and it was looking in a bad way but now is fab

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited a few days ago with a group. Drizzly day, however easy to get around pathways wide and clear . I was surprised how bland it was, very little colour any where (flowers) which was surprising for this time of year. The buildings were lovely and very quirky but it definitely lacked colour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is on the same site as the Shuttleworth colection, also known as the Old Warden Airfield. The gardens are remarkable, well maintained and full of surprises.

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We visited to have a walk around as my 5 month old girl loves leaves and trees - plenty for her to look at! The gardens are well maintained with a couple of resident peacocks and ducks. Lovely buildings also dotted around the garden. Perhaps a little overpriced at £8 per adult but the gardens and shuttleworth receive no government... More 

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Biggleswade
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Swiss garden on a rather cold and drizzly day but even the weather couldn't detract from our enjoyment. Although not huge, it is so cleverly designed that every time you turn a corner or reach the crest of a hill there is a different vista or point of interest to survey. Some magnificent trees, interesting little buildings... More 

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Address: Old Warden Village, Biggleswade SG18 9ER, England
Phone Number: +44 1767 627666
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Biggleswade

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