Guided Walks

    Wildlife walks, history walks, night walks, dawn walks... or walks that simply help you discover more about your local parks and meet new friends. Walks take place throughout the week and at the weekend year-round, guided by The Parks Trust.

    We make a small charge for these guided walks and booking is essential.


      • The Parks Trust hosted over 525 events and activities in their parks in 2019

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

      • The most popular places to host an event in 2019 included Campbell Park, Willen Lake South, Linford Wood and Caldecotte Lake

      • 91% of event attendees said they had a Excellent, Very Good or Good experience at our events in 2018!

      • Most of our attendees heard about our events through Social Media in 2018

      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, however, it is currently closed for refurbishment.

      • Floodplain Forest Nature Reserve

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        Set within Ouse Valley Park, the Floodplain Forest is the newest nature reserve in Milton Keynes and the most impressive wildlife habitat creation scheme in the city’s history.

        Refreshments
        There are no refreshment facilities at this location.

      • 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.

      • Willen Lake South

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        Willen Lake is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. Visitors take part in watersports activities, go cycling, enjoy the playground, try the high ropes course or simply picnic along Willen’s shores. It’s a great place to entertain all ages of family and friends, whether it’s a visit to the café or restaurant, a stroll, trying a beginners’ course in sailing or hiring a pedalo or bike.

        Refreshments
        The one4six café and The Lakeside Pub operated by Fayre and Square.

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