Events this month
Mon 1 May
For details see http://mkmarathon.com/
Thu 4 May, 10am
Women’s Walking Network
Get to know your parks better and make some new friends. Walks are normally 4-5 miles and at a moderate pace.
Meet in the Windmill pub car park, Lakeside Grove, off H10 Bletcham Way. Caldecotte Lake.
Sun 7 May, 10am
Parks and Run
Fun runs for all ages and abilities with a choice of routes from 2km to 10km.
Meet in the car park on V11 Tongwell Street just north of the Pineham roundabout. Willen Lake North
Sun 7 May, 10am
30 mile cycle ride on country lanes and tracks organised by the Cyclists Touring Club. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit www.mkctc.org.uk for details.
Meet at Cofferidge Close, Stony Stratford MK11 1BY.
Sat 13 May – Sun 14 May
Milton Keynes Walking Festival
2 days of walking events across the city for all ages and abilities.
See here for the walks programme and booking information.
Sun 14 May, 10am-12pm
learn how to use a map while having fun in the parks. Run by South Midlands Orienteering Club. Visit www.smoc.info for details.
Park in the car park at the City Discovery Centre, Bradwell Abbey, Alston Drive MK13 9AP.
Sat 20 May, 2pm-4.30pm
Discover: The Value of Trees
Adult education short course. Learn how to assess the benefits of your local trees in this hands-on session with Treezilla.
Campbell Park Pavilion
Sun 21 May 10-4pm
Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Open Sunday
Open days run once a month by the Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve.
Park at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Education Centre, Wolverton Road, Great Linford MK14 5AH.
Free. Refreshments available for a small fee.
Thu 25 May, 7.30pm-9.30pm
Discover: Elfield Park at Dusk
An opportunity to explore this little known hidden nature reserve at dusk.
Wed 31 May, 6.30-8.30pm
Discover: Tree Id and the Landscape of Milton Keynes
Get an introduction to tree identification and find out how The Parks Trust manage the land of Milton Keynes.
Ouzel Valley Park