Classic collections at Shuttleworth
The fact that the Shuttleworth sits within Old Warden Aerodrome gives you a little bit of insight into what you can expect to see here when attending a wedding or private event.
A collection of rare classic cars and vintage planes are housed on the site in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. Expect Edwardian motors, aircraft dating back as far as 1909 and some penny farthings and tractors.
The House at Shuttleworth is the former residence of the prestigious Shuttleworth Family, and if you book ahead, on certain days you can enjoy afternoon tea within the grounds.
The market town of Biggleswade has dozens of places to eat, and as it sits on the River Ivel, you can expect a pretty setting to enjoy your refreshments.
In the 1950s, aerial photos uncovered the foundation remains of a medieval castle on the edge of the town. The castle ringwork still draws in a crowd, with history buffs keen to see the remains.
Take the kids to Gulliver's Land
Families with younger children are also catered for in Bedfordshire, and the amusement park Gulliver's Land - designed for families with children up to the age of 13 - is just half an hour's drive, Near Milton Keynes.
Planning a trip to Shuttleworth? Travelodge Bedford Goldington Road Hotel is within a 20-minute drive or Travelodge Bedford Hotel is just 10 miles away.