MK Festival of Nature 2020 31/08/2020 - 06/09/2020 (other dates available)

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MK Festival of Nature 2020

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

MK Festival of Nature is a special programme of activities to celebrate the beautiful and inspiring nature found in Milton Keynes' green space.


This year's MK Festival of Nature was due to take place in June this year but due to the situation around COVID-19 was postponed to 31st August - 6 September 2020. We hope you can join us at one of our ticketed events or can get involved with some of the online activities we have in store during the week.

Explore our events below and follow us on social media @theparkstrust for updates on free resources you can use at home or independently in your local parkland!

Find out how to enter our colouring competition 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.

  • Linford Lakes Nature Reserve

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    The 37 hectare site is only open to permit holders. The reserve consists of a large lake, reedbeds, wet woodland and several small meadows interlaced with a number of smaller lakes and ponds. Four bird watching hides are located giving fine views of the wildlife and beautiful scenery.

  • 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.

  • Walton Lake

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    Originally built as a 'balancing lake' for the River Ouzel, Walton Lake is one of the richest spots in Milton Keynes to enjoy wildlife.

  • Caldecotte Lake

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

  • 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.

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