Airport taxis from Biggleswade and surrounding villages
Airports Prices to/from Biggleswade
- LTN Luton
- STN Stansted
- LHR Heathrow
- LGW Gatwick
- BHX Birmingham
- LCY City Airport
- MAN Manchester
- SEN Southend
The market town of Biggleswade is located on the Rivel Ivel. Weekly markets are held along with the occasional french and italian market, there is also a monthly farmers market. The town is on the main line to Kings Cross and Peterborough and the North.
The famous cereal makers Jordans are based nearby. For many decades, the town had its own brewery namely the Greene King. Also home to the town was the Ivel Cycle Works which was founded by Dan Albone. They ultimately produced bicycles, but motorbikes and light tractors were also made.
For sport and leisure there is the Saxon pool. The town has two football clubs, plus a rugby club.
Not far away there are the Swiss Gardens at Old Warden and also the Shuttleworth collection, home to vintage aircraft. The Crown Hotel in the high street was formerly a coaching inn and this is where the Great Fire of Biggleswade took place.
Biggleswade is also given a mention in the Domesday Book and in Samuel Pepys diaries the town is mentioned a couple of times when he stopped in Biggleswade to buy "a pair of woollen stockings"
The town is only three miles from Sandy, which is known for its range of hills, known as the Sandy Hills. The main headquarters of the RSPB bird lodge is based there. Sandy's railway line can take you to Peterborough, York and Scotland.