Due to recent government advice around coronavirus (COVID-19), these activities have been suspended until 31 May 2020.

Please see our latest statement here for updates.

Health Walks

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The Walking for Health Walks are part of the Everyday Activity Programme and are led by trained volunteers.  While all walks are open to anyone, organisers have coded the walks for suitability for both beginners and intermediate walkers. To enable the widest possible audience to take part, start times, locations and days of the week vary from walk to walk.

14 different walks in and around Milton Keynes across various parkland and open spaces. All walks are between 30, 60 and 90 minutes in length (1.5 - 4 miles).

Walking for Health enables you to make new friends, improve your health and stay active, and have fun for free!  It is a good way to get to know the local area too. No special clothing is required, please just wear flat comfortable shoes to walk in.

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    • 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.

    • Howe Park Wood

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      Howe Park Wood is an ancient woodland in the south west of Milton Keynes near Westcroft and Tattenhoe which boasts a rich variety of wildlife and fantastic on site facilities including toilets, a café and a small play area.

    • Linford Wood

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      Enclosed in the year 1264 by Baron Von Pippard, the original owner of the Linford Manor estate, Linford Wood is the largest and oldest of the Trust's three ancient woodlands. Despite its location close to the city centre, Linford Wood provides a tranquil haven for wildlife and people. Find out more about how we manage Linford Wood by clicking here.

    • 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.

    • Stanton Low Park

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      Stanton Low Park lies to the north of Milton Keynes and offers attractive views across the valley of the River Great Ouse. It is one of Milton Keynes’ more recently-created parks (officially opened in 2016) and lies between the Oakridge Park residential area and the Linford Lakes Nature Reserve. A children’s play area has been provided for use by local residents.

    • Stony Stratford Nature Reserve

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      In 2008 with support from the Riverside Parks Group, work began to re-establish Stony Stratford Nature Reserve as a major local wildlife park. Parties of volunteers have cleared islands of scrub allowing Wildfowl to nest. There are also renovated and painted bird hides and the ponds have been cleared of invasive vegetation as well as the restoration of a sand martin nest bank, which has enabled Kingfishers to nest successfully.

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