Newlands is a great location to build into a wider walk along the linear parkland, as not only does it sit between Campbell Park and Willen Lake, but it also leads through to Woolstone and the Ouzel Valley Park to the south. Be sure to walk along the canal on the western side of Newlands and look at the boats which are moored there.
Newlands boasts some notable trees, with lines of Poplars along the canal and a developing avenue of Hornbeam elsewhere in the parkland. There is also a small pond which functions as overspill for the canal – this is often dry in summer.
Newlands Remembrance Walk
As of January 2021, the area of this park which links Campbell Park to Willen Lake, is dedicated as a special place of remembrance. An avenue of 48 Lime trees line either side of the way walk and further tree planting will follow along with the creation of wildflower meadow. Find out more about the Newlands Remembrance Walk here.
The closest public car park is located at the Tree Cathedral, on Livingstone Drive, off the V10. Please note, car parking charges apply, for more information please visit the Willen Lake website. Free car parking is available at Campbell Park Pavilion (postcode MK9 4AD) which is a short walk away.
There are no public toilets at Newlands but there are toilets can be found nearby at Willen Lake South by the Splash 'n' Play area.
There are no refreshment facilities at Newlands. A café and restaurant can be found at nearby Willen Lake.
Access around Newlands is generally good, although certain areas of the Tree Cathedral can only be reached via unmade paths which may be difficult in bad weather. There are accessible benches provided in this area.
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