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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.

Learning Resources Centre (LRC)

Shuttleworth College Learning Resources Centre

The LRC is a great place to study outside of classes and perfect if you need to get a project finished, or meet classmates for some group study.

You will find:

  • Quiet and group study areas
  • Computers
  • A wide range of specialist books, journals and e-resources in the well-stocked library

Information Learning Technology (ILT)

Shuttleworth College ILT

Boost your studies at our ILT suites.

You will find:

  • PCs with the latest software
  • Free WiFi
  • Photocopying, printing and scanning facilities
  • Digital and video cameras to document your animal observations.

Animal Unit

Shuttleworth College Animal Unit

As an Animal Sciences student you'll benefit from practical access to a variety of animals and exotic species at our award-winning animal centre.

You will find:

  • A wide range of species including birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, mammals and exotic animals.
  • Purpose built humidity room and a tropical biospheres for our tropical rainforest species

Kingshill Farm

Kingshill Farm at Shuttleworth College

Shuttleworth College students in a barn

Kingshill Farm is the College's working farm and estate.

Fish farm and lakes

You'll find our reservoirs and lakes stocked with bream, carp, perch, pike, roach, rudd, tench, catfish and trout. 

Equine Centre

Equine Centre

Our British Horse Society (BHS)-accredited equine centre is nearby at Mount Pleasant.

You will find:

  • Purpose built stabling
  • Two indoor arenas
  • Classrooms
  • Student rest room


Sport 2017 Shuttleworth

No matter what your sport of choice we’ve got excellent facilities for many sports and outdoor activities.

You will find:

  • Sports hall
  • Pool table
  • Squash courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Gym
  • Pitches for outdoor sports

Dedicated Higher Education Centre

Information Centre Shuttleworth

New for 2016 this is the perfect place for our higher education students to study and relax.

You will find:

  • Computers
  • Lockers
  • Comfy chairs
  • Kitchen area with tea/coffee making facilities 

Munch & Mocha - Restaurant and Coffee Shop

Munch & Mocha restaurant and cafe at Shuttleworth College

Catch up with friends over a relaxing coffee, savour a delicious lunch or grab a snack when you’re on the go – Munch & Mocha serves a wide range of hot and cold food, including meals, lighter bites and vegetarian options.

You will find:

  • Coffee shop serving hot and cold drinks, cakes and savoury snacks
  • Restaurant serving hot food all day
  • Plenty of seating 


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 will get:

  • Your own single study bedroom
  • A modern common room with comfy chairs, sofas and a TV
  • Kitchen facilities

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.