Milton Keynes Cyclists' Touring Club

Bike - Cycle - Cycling - Ride - Park - Campbell Park Canalside

MKCTC was founded in 1878 to promote travel by bicycle and to defend cyclists’ rights.

The aim of the group is to enjoy cycling through lovely countryside with like-minded people of varying ages. Almost every Sunday throughout the year they have a planned ride, led by an experienced leader. Rides are of varying distances and at different speeds. Our rides normally take us out along country lanes and we keep well away from heavy traffic.

Easy Riders are much shorter than these rides, intended to encourage people who would like to try riding with a group.

“We are not a racing club.   If someone has a problem on a ride - mechanical or a puncture or because the ride is too difficult for them - we do not just abandon them, but stay back to assist them.”

For further information contact Phil Ashbourn 01908 698063.


  • 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.

    Refreshments
    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.