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Weddings at Shuttleworth

£50 - £200 pp
Up to 150
31 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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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.
Pricing & Costs

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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
Usual Access Time
07:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Asian Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Kosher Catering

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Built on the site of Warden Abbey, a monastery founded in the time of the Doomsday book, stands the former home of the Shuttleworth family. 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 1000 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. 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.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Caroline and Mark
Married in November 2019
January 2020
Have to say it was everything we expected and more.
“We booked our wedding at Shuttleworth with 5 weeks to go due to late change of venue as previous suppliers were not performing. Have to say it was everything we expected...
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Tamsin and Abdi
Married in May 2019
June 2019
Thank you so much we had an amazing day...
Thank you so much we had an amazing day, everything was perfect and ran smoothly. We are very grateful to the team, please pass on to everyone. It was the best day of our...
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Rebecca and James Little
Married in February 2018
May 2018
Shuttleworth is a beautiful venue
We got married in February at Shuttleworth House. To ensure all members of our family were able to attend we had to organise the wedding in 6 weeks, which seemed an impos...
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Rosie Leach
Married in May 2017
May 2017
everything went perfectly
Good morning! (I still can't get used to Mrs leach!) Wow where do I begin with feedback! All of our guests have said how beautiful the house is and how well kept it...
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Kerry and Richard
Married in September 2016
November 2016
Huge Thank you
I would like to say a Huge Thank you to you for all of your help leading up to our day and to both you and Paul on the day ensuring everything ran smoothly and keeping us...
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Emma and Tom
Married in July 2016
November 2016
It really was the most amazing day
“We just wanted to say a hug thank you for all your fantastic work before and during our wedding. It really was the most amazing day, made more so by all your hard work a...
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Location & Contact Details


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

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We had a wedding that booked our vintage aircraft to display over The House for their guests to admire.

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Flowers and vegetables grown from the brides own garden.

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Exceptional, Different, Accommodating, Stunning and Traditional

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