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Parks in Milton Keynes

Parks in Milton Keynes

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Milton Keynes is built around its parks. From the city centre heartland of Campbell Park to three river valley parks and the ancient woodlands, the greenery permeates the local landscape. Visitors are often surprised to discover the degree of environmental sensitivity with which MK has been developed. Milton Keynes was designed according to the garden city movement principles, having an integrated landscape which permeates throughout the city. Milton Keynes Council is responsible for the management of the majority of urban local parks, recreation grounds, open spaces and verges throughout the city.

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Milton Keynes Parks Events

Milton Keynes Parks Information

Campbell Park

Campbell Park

Campbell Park is well known for many big annual festivals, but year round it offers a mix of gardens, woodland, open countryside and features.

South Willen Lake

willen lake

Over one million visitors come to South Willen Lake each year to play, eat, sail, jog and attend events.

North Willen Lake

North Willen Lake

North Willen Lake is the home of one of Milton Keynes' best known landmarks, the Peace Pagoda.

Caldecotte Lake

Caldecotte Lake

Caldecotte Lake is the southern most lake in central Milton Keynes.

Furzton Lake

Furzton Lake

Furzton Lake sits on the edge of Loughton Valley Park, neighboured by The National Bowl , Bletchley, Emerson Valley and Shenley Lodge.

Ouse Valley Park

Ouse Valley Park

The Ouse Valley Park lies in the floodplain of the river Great Ouse, which flows from north Oxfordshire to The Wash at Kings Lynn.

Ouzel Valley Park

Ouzel Valley Park

Alongside the river the park has a spacious, open atmosphere, with long views, scattered trees and overgrown hedges.

North Loughton Valley Park

Concrete Cows in Bancroft

Footpaths provide walks and cycle rides of differing lengths throughout the park with connections to the Ouse Valley Park in the north.

Linford Wood

Linford Wood

Linford Wood is a real woodland, rich in wildlife - an island of semi-natural habitat in a sea of modern development.

Linford Manor Park

Linford Manor Park

The tranquil setting of Manor Park gives a taste of the style of the elegant, landscaped parkland that was fashionable in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Waterhall Park

Waterhall Park

The beautiful Waterhall Park sits alone in the string of lakes and parks that scatter through Milton Keynes.

Teardrop Lakes

Teardrop Lakes

There's plenty of wildlife along the four lakes for visitors to enjoy, which Teardrop Lakes an interesting place for a leisurely stroll.

Walton Lake

Walton Lake

Walton Lake is situated between Walton Hall, Walton, Simpson, Netherfield and Woughton on the Green.

Shenley Wood

Shenley Wood

Shenley Wood is one of three ancient woodlands situated between Shenley Brook End, Shenley Church End, Medbourne and Woodhill.

Broughton Brook

Broughton Brook

Broughton Brook is on the east of Milton Keynes, running from Kingston through Broughton to Pineham, bordered by Middleton to the west.

Lodge Lake

Lodge Lake

Like Caldecotte Lake, Lodge Lake is a balancing lake, designed to hold excess floodwater that will slowly be released into Loughton Brook.

Hazeley Wood

Hazeley Wood

There are some amazing views around Hazely Wood thanks to large grassed areas, which may one day become part of the grid system or cycleways.

Howe Park Wood

Howe Park Wood

Howe Park Wood is believed to be an ancient woodland so you might be walking amongst wood that covered Britain 6-11,000 years ago!

Parkland Information

MK Council - Parks

Parks and Open Spaces MK

MK Council is responsible for the management of the majority of local parks, recreation grounds and open spaces throughout the city.

Take a Look at our Trees

Autumn Trees

The planning of Milton Keynes allowed for extensive green space and this means that a corresponding large number of trees have been planted.

Badgers in Milton Keynes

Badger

Badgers belong to the same family as stoats, weasels and otters. These are all animals with musk bearing scent glands under their tails.

Red Foxes in Milton Keynes

Foxy Lady

Of all our native mammals, the red fox is probably the most adaptable, a real survivor in the modern world. They are so versatile that they can live almost anywhere in the country.

Parks Trust

Cricket in the Park

Milton Keynes Parks Trust has been responsible for its parks and parkways since 1992. Visit the website at www.theparkstrust.com

Out and About in Milton Keynes

Walking in Milton Keynes

MK Walkers

There are many great places to explore by foot in and around Milton Keynes with stunning parks and the Grand Union Canal.

Cycling in Milton Keynes

Get on your bike and reach for the stars with Sky Ride!

There are dedicated cycle routes and redways that stretch across Milton Keynes,so what are you waiting for? Get on your bike!

Grand Union Canal

Iron Trubk Aquaduct

Walk or cycle the beautiful trails alongside the Grand Union Canal for a lovely family day out.

Days out

Outdoor Fun

There really is something for everyone in Milton Keynes, whether you're heading out on your own, with friends or family.

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