Cycling

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The young and energetic city of Milton Keynes is a cyclist’s paradise waiting to be discovered. With rides to suit both leisure and more serious cyclists, you can mountain bike on challenging trails or take the family to explore the beautiful lakes and parkland.

Two National Cycle Network routes pass through the city, connecting you to other parts of the region. There are 273km of Redways, a network of maintained paths that cross the city and allow you to ride safely to the city centre or the outlying villages; they are particularly safe for children or novice cyclists.

With miles of redways and trails, Milton Keynes is the ideal place to get on your bike. Join an organised ride, become a member of a cycling club, or grab a trail map and go it alone!


  • The Parks Trust hosted over 550 events in their parks in 2017

  • Fitness Groups & Clubs make up 72% of events & activities held in our parks

  • 415 third party events and activities were held in our parks in 2017

  • 1584 Fitness Activities and Clubs were held in 2017

Discover our parks

  • Campbell Park

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    Located at the heart of Milton Keynes, Campbell Park hosts many of Milton Keynes’ major festivals and events. Its imaginative mix of formal gardens, water features, woodland and open pasture mean it’s an ideal spot to enjoy the changing seasons.

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    There are no refreshment facilities in Campbell Park other than during special events. However, there are a wealth of cafes, bars and restaurants in the nearby city centre, theatre district and Xscape centre.

  • Furzton Lake

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    Furzton Lake’s open views make it a popular choice for joggers, cyclists and walkers. Created to act as a basin for floodwaters during rainy spells, the lake has matured into an easily accessible and peaceful oasis for local residents, office workers and wildlife.

    Refreshments
    The Furzton Lake Hotel is open for meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

  • Great Linford Manor Park

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    Great Linford Manor Park is a special, heritage-rich park set within the old village of Great Linford. It contains features that were first laid out centuries ago, including ponds and a Wilderness Garden which represent the English Landscape style of garden design that became popular for country estates during the 18th Century.

    Refreshments
    Refreshments and food can be found nearby at The Black Horse and the Nag’s Head which are open for lunch and supper. Milton Keynes Arts Centre has a small café where drinks can be purchased.

  • Caldecotte Lake

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    Planning an outdoor adventure in Milton Keynes? Explore the beautiful location of Caldecotte Lake. Whether its watersports, birdwatching or children’s activities, you’re sure to have a great family day out, with lots of space for little ones to run around, plus some tranquil corners to relax as well.

    Refreshments
    The Caldecotte Pub & Grill is open for meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.