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Accessible Guided Walk: Ashland Lakes

Ashland Lakes

Sunday 22 September
11am to 12pm
Adults only

Join our friendly staff on this exploratory guided walk of Ashland Lakes in Milton Keynes on Sunday 22nd September at 11am. With the route designed to be accessible for walking and wheeling, everyone is welcome to attend. We will meet at Ashland Lakeside Community Centre, where there are accessible toilets and parking, and then walk around the scenic lakes. Along the way you will learn about Milton Keynes wildlife and The Parks Trust.

The walk will last roughly 45 minutes and covers approximately 1 mile. There are some benches along the route for rest stops. We will use surfaced paths which can be bumpy in localised areas, but we will be avoiding large slopes. Please get in touch to tell us how we can support your accessibility requirements. A hearing loop is available on request.

Getting here: There is a free car park immediately outside Ashland Lakeside Community Centre, however parking is limited and there is a 1.9m height barrier. Accessible and EV spaces are available. Additional spaces are available along Penhurst Crescent.
Drop-off/pick-up: You should instruct the driver to drop you at Ashland Lakeside Community Centre, MK6 4AJ.
Meeting place: We will meet outside the Community Centre.
Toilets: We have arranged access to facilities inside the Community Centre, including accessible toilet.
Refreshments: There is no cafe in the park.

Vision Impairments

Our team will be happy to help guide you through the walk. Please let them know how you prefer to be guided. The conversation will be descriptive to help you visualise features of the park, and we will identify hazards in advance. We are happy to meet you from a drop-off location if you let us know the time and place.

Hearing Impairments

A portable hearing loop system is available upon request from Our staff will also have use of a voice amplifier. 

Wheelchair Users

The routes have been selected to be more wheelchair-accessible, however they may still be some hazards along the route. We will avoid muddy paths and steep slopes.


We hope that the walk will be a calm and peaceful experience. We will make use of different senses to enjoy the natural environment. 

Other Accessibility Requirements

Contact with any access enquiries.

No booking required. We hope to see you there!

Contact with any access enquiries.

No booking required. We hope to see you there!

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