Due to recent government advice around coronavirus (COVID-19), this event has been cancelled.

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Walking Festival

    The Walking Festival consists of a variety of walks, held across two days, for all ages and abilities to come together and explore somewhere different. Our annual Walking Festival takes place in May each year, the 2020 festival will be over the weekend of 8th - 10th May 2020. 

    Simply check the list of walks available and reserve your place online.

    MK Walking Festival is put on with thanks to The Parks Trust staff and volunteers, and the support from Milton Keynes Council, MK Health Walks, MK Nordic Walking, Willen Hospice and Friends of Great Linford Manor Park.

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

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    • Litter in the Parks

      The cost of removing litter from across Milton Keynes' green space is enormous, it already costs us over £350,000 a year.

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    Discover our parks

    • Caldecotte Lake


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      Planning an outdoor adventure in Milton Keynes? Explore the beautiful location of Caldecotte Lake. Whether its watersports, bird watching 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.

    • 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.

    • Canal Broadwalk


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      The Grand Union Canal enters Milton Keynes at the Ouse Valley Park at Old Wolverton and snakes in a dramatic arc right through the east of the city until it leaves Milton Keynes at Water Eaton in Bletchley.

    • 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.

    • 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.