Maps and More

Maps and More

Learn how to get your bearings, by using a compass on a map 

Help students how to correctly use a compass and understand all the features it includes. After they understand how a compass works, use our step-to-step guide below that teaches students how to take a bearing on the map.

  • Every year The Parks Trust helps around 6500 people to learn about their local environment through outdoor learning workshops and interactive walks and talks.

Discover our parks

  • 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.

  • Tree Cathedral


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    Contrary to what many believe, Milton Keynes does have its own cathedral. But like the city itself, this cathedral is unique - made from bark and leaves rather than bricks and mortar.

  • Willen Lake North


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    Willen Lake North is home to one of Milton Keynes’ best-known landmarks, the first Peace Pagoda to be built in the western world - and to a rich and varied bird population.

  • Newlands


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    Newlands is an area of linear parkland between Willen Lake and Campbell Park, which also borders the canal. As of January 2021, an area of this park will be dedicated as a special place of remembrance.