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The Swiss Garden at Shuttleworth

15 Bedrooms
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The Swiss Garden is a special venue that will provide a classy and idyllic backdrop to your magical wedding ceremony.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Garden / Outdoor
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Disabled Access
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
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Ceremony and Reception
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In-house Catering
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We really did have the best day of our lives
“Thank you so much for all your help and keeping me calm, thank you for everyone’s help on the day. We really did have the best day of o... 
By Emily and Callum on 11th November 2016
A happy couple
Married in June 2016

Full Description
  • Shuttleworth, located in Old Warden, is one of Bedfordshire’s best kept secrets. The venue offers three breath taking settings for your wedding – a magnificent house with period rooms, a romantic picturesque Swiss Garden and an aircraft hangar with a backdrop of vintage aircraft and Edwardian vehicles. Civil ceremonies and post-ceremony receptions are available all year round. Whether you are planning a wedding which is peaceful and intimate or formal and grand, Shuttleworth has a selection of exquisite spaces for every occasion. The nine-acre Swiss Garden was created in the 1820s by Lord Ongley. It’s highly individual late Regency style sets it apart from other English gardens in this period of landscape design. By the 1870s, the Shuttleworth family owned the estate and embellished the garden with Victorian flourishes. Features include floral arches spanning lawns and a stately Broadwalk, serpentine paths, ponds with wrought iron bridges leading to a series of islands, an impressive Grotto & Fernery and the charming Swiss Cottage, both of which are licenced for wedding ceremonies. The garden’s charming style lends itself to many unique and beautiful photographic opportunities. Offering the ultimate convenience, The House has 15 en-suite bedrooms that can accommodate you and your guests. Located in a separate wing adjacent to the main house, the rooms are equipped with televisions, WiFi, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities. Breakfast can also be arranged for the following day.
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    • Old Warden, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP, England
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The House Wedding Show

  • 23rd September 2018
  • Visit The House for our beautiful Wedding Show. You will meet a range of quality suppliers ready to help plan your special day. Couples getting married will also receive a free goody bag.