Milton Keynes Walking Festival
10/05/2019 - 12/05/2019 (other dates available)

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Milton Keynes Walking Festival

This event is in the past. This page is for information purposes only.

18 different walks across 3 days, Friday 10 May - Sunday 12 May 2019.  Milton Keynes Walking Festival features walks across the city for all ages and abilities.  For most walks bookings is essential or preferable, please see individual walks for information and booking.

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

You will be required to sign in upon your arrival at your chosen walk and sign a declaration of good health.  Please ensure you have proper clothing, footwear and carry adequate refreshments for the duration of your chosen walk.  Be prepared for sudden changes in weather conditions and note walkers take part at own risk.

Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome on walks 4, 13 and 17.  Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate dogs on the other walks.

Check out the full programme here!

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Ouzel Valley Park

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    The Ouzel Valley Park meanders from Caldecotte Lake in the south to Willen Lake in the north. The park has a spacious, open atmosphere with long views. Much of the land is farmed by The Parks Trust rearing our own cattle and sheep, between the livestock you can still see the remnants of an old field system with the ridge and furrow still visible. Incorporating the historic villages of Woolstone and Woughton, the park is bordered on its western side by the Grand Union Canal.

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    There is the Ye Olde Swan pub at Woughton on the Green and a further two pubs - the Barge and the Cross Keys – that are located on Newport Road in Woolstone village.

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