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School Holidays

Things to do in the school holidays

school holidays

With over 13 weeks of school holidays through out the year, it's tough keeping your children active and stimulated during their time off. Check this page for up to date events, activities and ideas to help keep boredom at bay and your sanity in tact! You will also find other useful information such as childcare solutions, school term dates and advice on keeping safe when out and about in Milton Keynes.

What's on in the school holidays

Children and families


The Children & Families Information Service provides free and impartial information on all aspects of childcare. They have collated a list of local activities for young people.

Aerial Extreme

aerial extreme

Celebrate the summer holidays in rope swinging style at Aerial Extreme's outdoor adventure ropes course next to Willen Lake.

Summer workshops for children


During the summer holidays at MK Gallery, children can work with professional artists to explore the current exhibitions through different media and materials.

Event in Milton Keynes' parks


Whatever the weather, The Parks Trust has always got an event on to get you out in our lovely parks.

School term dates

school holidays

Check here for a full list of school term and holiday dates for schools in and around Milton Keynes this year and next.

Top free things to do with the kids

Children Cycling

There are lots of things to do in Milton Keynes that don't cost a fortune. One of the best ways to explore the city is on a bike which is always great fun.



If you've got to work, we've got some of the best childcare listings here.



There are many opportunities in the Milton Keynes area to get fully involved in this exciting sport.


Caldecotte Sailability

Milton Keynes Sailing Club MKSC was formed in 1978 with the primary objective of promoting the sport of sailing.



At Milton Keynes Museum you can experience how the lives of ordinary people have changed over the past two hundred years.

Willen Lake

willen lake

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

Be Safe

kids playing

A Guide to help parents and carers choose children's activities



Why not check out the latest blockbusters during the holidays? Use our film listings for Cineworld and Odeon to help decide what to see, where and when.

Sports clubs

Sports Development

Information and contact details for local sports and activity clubs in Milton Keynes, from Archery to Watersports, can be found in our A-Z of sport.

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