Trading Spaces

The Property Team look after all our trading areas in Milton Keynes. These spots are very popular and some of our tenants have been in place for a number of years.

Whilst our aim continues to be maintaining our beautiful green space we recognise that having such amenities in our carparks helps attract more park users and keep a presence in the area in unsociable hours.


Our traders are responsible for the area around the trading area, including keeping it in good repair and appearance. Generally they will have a 12 month licence that will be reviewed every year. Our traders must understand and appreciate the work we do, they must also support us in our charitable aims.


To request to join our waiting list for a trading spot you must provide the following as well as a cover letter outlining your business:
• Public Liability Insurance (minimum £5 million)
• Trading Licence
• Food Hygiene Certificate
• Picture of the Vehicle(s) to be used on the site


Please send this to us at property@theparkstrust.com


If you are carrying out an event or require a one off licence please visit our Holding Events in Our Parks page or contact our events team on events@theparkstrust.com 

Discover our parks

  • Shenley Wood

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    Shenley Wood is one of three ancient woodlands in Milton Keynes, a wonderful spot for a quiet walk and to enjoy the abundant wildlife.

    Refreshments
    There are no facilities on site but there is a range of pubs and shops in Shenley Church End about 10 minutes’ walk away to the east.

  • North Loughton Valley Park

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    This area of linear parkland runs from Blue Bridge at the Grand Union Canal down as far as Lodge Lake at Loughton Lodge. Its features include historical items and some world famous Milton Keynes icons!

    Refreshments
    The nearest shops and pubs are in Bradwell.

  • 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.

    Refreshments
    There are no facilities within the wood but hot and cold drinks and other refreshments are available from the BP garage on the west side of the wood.

  • 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.

    Refreshments
    Nearest refreshments are at the Lakeside Hotel and Cafe (weekends and school holidays) at South Willen Lake. The Camphill Community runs a vegetarian café opposite the main car park.

  • 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.

    Refreshments
    The Furzton Lake Hotel is open for meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

  • 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.

    Refreshments
    The Caldecotte Pub & Grill is open for meals, snacks and hot and cold drinks.

  • The Parks Trust 2017/18 Annual Report and Financial Statements
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