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The Shuttleworth Collection

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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An interesting look at aircraft of bygone days

You can spend a few hours immersing yourself in historic aircraft. Better still combine it with a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Biggleswade, United Kingdom
You can feel the dedication ....

...in every fibre of this collection. Phenomenal collection of planes and vehicles from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Started by Richard Shuttleworth, who collectected some of the exhibits still here, The Shuttleworth Collection is home to the best collection of genuine WWI aircraft that all still fly in Europe, alongside over historic aircraft from 1909 to the...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago

You can spend a few hours immersing yourself in historic aircraft. Better still combine it with a visit into the swiss gardens and enjoy the scenic displays

Thank RichardJ36
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

...in every fibre of this collection. Phenomenal collection of planes and vehicles from yesteryear. I loved sharing the picture with my dad who used to work at the RAF airfield at Biggin Hill. I’ll have to get him up from Kent. This is one of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being an aviation (model) aircraft enthusiast I "knew" about the Shuttleworth collection and I was well pleased with the number of aircraft (many types, in excellent condition) on display. I was a bit surprised though that there is a lot more to the collection! Cars,...More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visit many airfields in my time, up and down the country, however this hidden gem has to be in the top 5! Open to the public, it offers something for all ages. A fantastic and truly informative museum, holding a collection of vintage...More

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nostalgia visit; they have gone from strength to strength. Do they really fly these aircraft? So clean so smart so beautifully turned out and displayed./environment they are displayed in first class with *** Only disappointment I couldn't trick them into letting me fly the Tiger...More

Thank Simon S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Shuttleworth collection in the summer with our 6 year old as it’s just up the road from us and we had never been before. I was aware of the collection before going and as we had visited Duxford and the Hendon RAF...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is lots of aeroplanes to see, but also many old cars which was very interesting. The cafe did a wonderful breakfast.

Thank Jill S
Reviewed October 10, 2018

If you like historical aircraft then this IS the place to go. They also have old cars too and a fine restaurant.

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Reviewed October 7, 2018

We are so lucky to have such a fantastic musuem of aeroplanes from the bygone era and on 7th October a superb flying display and vintage cars attending. Play area for children and the swiss garden to stroll around and restaurant. Well worth a visit.

Thank Maureen B
Reviewed October 4, 2018

couldnt believe i have lived round the corner from this place for 15 years and not visited before.... so many great car/bikes and of course planes.....loved it

Thank scott t
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Taylor S
June 10, 2017|
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Response from ShuttleworthOW | Property representative |
Travel Editions run tours to The Collection.
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April 1, 2017|
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Response from ShuttleworthOW | Property representative |
Details of our restaurant ca be found on our website under restaurant.