Horseriding

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Milton Keynes has miles of bridleways to enjoy from the saddle. We have a unique resource of surfaced bridleways, largely off road, which can be safely ridden at any time of year.

We advise the wearing of high visibility clothing when riding our horse trails and bridleways.

The Parks Trust offers some car parks which are horse box and trailer friendly, please see below:

  • Great Linford Manor Park
  • Campbell Park
  • Howe Park Wood
  • Bradwell Abbey
  • North Loughton Valley Park

Thanks to Nikki Parsler and Celia Przyrembel for helping with route maps.

You can follow our pre-planned routes, starting from designated horse box and trailer friendly car parks owned by The Parks Trust on the downloadable links below.


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

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

    • The majority of events held in 2017 were hosted at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve

    • 1584 Fitness Activities and Clubs were held in 2017

    • We worked with 70+ Community Groups in 2017

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

    • Most of our attendees heard about our events through Social Media in 2017

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    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.

    • Howe Park Wood

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      Howe Park is probably the woodland mentioned in the Domesday Survey of 1086. Parts of it may be rare surviving fragments of the 'wildwood' that covered the whole of lowland Britain after the last Ice Age, 6-11,000 years ago.

      Refreshments
      There is a café at Howe Park Wood serving cakes, drinks and cold foods.

    • 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.

    • Find out more about the Ride High Equestrian Centre
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