Facilities at Shuttleworth

Shuttleworth College facilities

Set in over 500 acres of beautiful, protected parkland, Shuttleworth College provides the environment you need to succeed. Beyond the stunning parkland, lakes and woodland of the College grounds you’ll find an unspoilt landscape of farmland, ancient villages and delightful scenery stretching as far as the eye can see. The larger town of Biggleswade and its shops, supermarkets and rail link to London is just 10 minutes away by car.

Dedicated Higher Education Centre

Here you will find computers, lockers, comfy chairs and a kitchen area with tea/coffee making facilities. New for 2016 it’s the perfect place for our higher education students to study and relax.

Learning Resources Centre (LRC)

The newly-refurbished LRC has a wide range of specialist books, journals and e-resources to support your learning, with quiet areas for individual study equipped with PCs, plus areas for group work. It’s the perfect place to research for your assignments and expand your knowledge.

Information Learning Technology (ILT)

Boost your studies at our ILT suites where you can access up-to-date PCs with the latest software, or bring your own laptop and make use of our free WiFi. Photocopying, printing and scanning facilities are also on hand along with digital and video cameras to document your animal observations.

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Access to animals

As an Animal Sciences student you'll benefit from practical access to a variety of animals and exotic species at our dedicated animal centre and our British Horse Society (BHS)-accredited equine centre at nearby Mount Pleasant, as well as a variety of livestock at Kingshill Farm – the College's working farm and estate.


No matter what your sport of choice we’ve got excellent facilities for many sports and outdoor activities including a sports hall, pool table, squash and tennis courts, gym and pitches for outdoor sports. So if you’d like to work up a sweat before or after class, there’s something to suit your mood.

Munch & Mocha

Our popular restaurant is open to serve you healthy, tasty food at great prices. Hot and cold food is available every day along with a variety of drinks and snacks – so if you’ve worked up an appetite come and grab a bite to eat with some classmates.


If travelling to Shuttleworth College is difficult for you, we may be able to offer you a place in our halls of residence, based on site. You’ll get your own single study bedroom plus a modern common room complete with kitchen facilities, comfy chairs, sofas and TV. Find out more.

Car parking & transport

Shuttleworth College benefits from ample free parking on site if you are travelling by car. We also provide a comprehensive bus service from local towns and villages, depending on demand. Find out where we stop.

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