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Howe Park Wood Education & Visitor Centre

Howe Park Wood Education & Visitor centre is the first publically open general visitor facility operated by The Parks Trust in Milton Keynes. The Education & Visitor Centre was commissioned to provide a focal point to delivering environmental education activities and raise awareness of the natural history of both the SSSI at Howe Park Wood and more generally the natural history of Milton Keynes and work of The Parks Trust.

The centre comprises two rooms, toilet facilities, a café, and a covered outdoor patio area overlooking the pond. There are features of green technology such as PV Panels, air source heat pump and low water usage taps which we can use to demonstrate sustainable energy use. Externally, the centre is constructed with integral bird nesting boxes and insect habitat boxes which will provide an additional educational resource. There is also a newly constructed pond dipping platform area to enable access to the ponds for study.

Hours of operation:

The centre is available for bookings from 9am-10pm every day.

Café opening hours: Mon-Fri 9:00am-3:00pm. Sat-Sun 9:00am-4:00pm