What's On in Your Parks

Organised by the Parks Trust

  • Carols at the Rose
    15/12/2019
    Join us for our annual carolling afternoon. Bring a lantern and wrap up warm.
  • Discover Archery
    29/09/2019
    Come and find out what Archery is about at Willen Lake and try your hand at becoming the next Robin Hood! Located in a quiet paddock away from the lake, participants can practice to shoot gold with tuition from one of our instructors
  • Discover Kayaking
    12/10/2019
    Try your hand at kayaking with tuition from one of our coaches
  • Discover Powerboating
    27/10/2019
    Take part in a 90minute taster session and Discover Powerboating
  • Discover Sailing
    20/10/2019
    An introduction to Dinghy Sailing, under the guidance and supervision of one of our qualified instructors
  • Discover SUP
    Various Dates
    Find out what stand up paddleboarding is all about with tuition from one of our coaches
  • Discover Wakeboarding
    Various Dates
    Our Discover sessions are aimed at adults that can swim 50m
  • Discover Windsurfing
    13/10/2019
    An introduction to windsurfing, led by one of our enthusiastic, qualified windsurf instructors
  • Discover: Autumn fruits, roots and seeds
    12/10/2019
    Join The Hedgewitch to find out the different foods growing naturally in our beautiful nature reserve
  • Discover: Christmas Wreaths
    Various Dates
    Join the rangers and learn to make your own Christmas wreath, using natural materials harvested from the parks
  • Great Linford Manor Park Heritage Open Day
    22/09/2019
    A fun event for all ages with activities including Guided walks of the park and buildings, Live Music, Community Stalls, Arts & craft activities, Opening of grade 2* listed buildings, Food and Drink, Children’s Heritage Trail and many more events to be announced
  • Junior Wakeboarding Session
    Various Dates
    Our Junior sessions are just like our Discover sessions, but for children aged 8+ who can swim 50m
  • Kneeboarding - Pay and Play
    Various Dates
    Ride for one hour on a kneeboard to get confident with the course
  • Make A Difference Day
    26/10/2019
    Join us on the biggest volunteering day of the year as we tidy up at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve.
  • Parkland Explorers - Birdwatching walk
    30/10/2019
    Be part of the Parkland Explorers Birdwatching Walk! Take a walk through a unique nature reserve and take in the wealth and variety of bird species that reside there
  • Parkland Explorers - Wilderness Survival
    Various Dates
    Join the Parkland Explorers wilderness survival session
  • Parks and Run
    Various Dates
    Monthly free fun run in the park
  • Pushchairs in the Park - Ouzel Valley Park
    Various Dates
    Looking after your new baby can be a very busy time leaving exercise at the bottom of your list of things to do. Come along and discover some wonderful walks in Milton Keynes parkland, enjoy the fresh air, and meet new friends.
  • RYA Basic Skills (Level 2)
    05/10/2019 - 06/10/2019
    The RYA Basic Skills course is designed to teach participants aged 16+, how to sail the boat solo
  • Splash 'n' Play - Birthday party
    Various Dates
    Our one hour birthday parties
  • Splash 'n' Play - Private hire
    Various Dates
    One hour of private hire is £120 for up to 20 children (and you can add additional children for just £4 each)
  • Splash 'n' Play (Off-peak)
    Various Dates
    1 x Child Ticket for Spash 'n' Play a single session
  • Spooky Halloween Walks
    25/10/2019
    Dare to take a walk in the wood and celebrate Halloween by joining one of our spooky walks? Walks get scarier as the evening progresses
  • Stars in the Park
    05/10/2019
    Explore the skies with our rangers and UK Astronomy
  • Talk: Amazing Howe Park Wood
    13/11/2019
    Join our speaker for a fascinating evening learning about the amazing wildlife and natural history of this ancient woodland
  • Talk: Wildlife in MK
    16/10/2019
    Join our speaker for a fascinating insight into the variety of Milton Keynes' wildlife, much of which can be found in our parkland
  • Tree Tots
    Various Dates
    Pre-school toddlers and their parents are invited to join our Outdoor Learning Team for a weekly toddle into Howe Park Wood followed by a “Nature Play” session either in the wood or at the education centre
  • Treetop Extreme - Adventure
    Various Dates
    Our new all-inclusive Adventure experience at Treetop Extreme includes: CLIMB - our 10 metre climbing wall SWING - across the Adventure level course JUMP - from our 13 metre freefall simulator  Minimum height 1
  • Treetop Extreme - Explorer
    Various Dates
    Our new all-inclusive Explorer experience at Treetop Extreme includes: SWING - across the Explorer level course JUMP - from our 13 metre freefall simulator  Minimum height 1
  • Treetop Extreme - Extreme
    Various Dates
    Our new all-inclusive Extreme experience at Treetop Extreme includes: CLIMB - our 10 metre climbing wall SWING - across the Extreme level course JUMP - from our 13 metre freefall simulator  Minimum height 1
  • Willen Crusaders
    Various Dates
    Willen Crusaders is a club for children aged 8 - 16 years old
  • Women's Walking Network
    Various Dates
    Come and join The Parks Trust volunteers at our monthly Women's Walking Network walks. Get to know your parks better and make some new friends.

Other events in our parks

  • Armistice Day
    11/11/2019
    Armistice Day is an opportunity to pay our respects to those who have given their lives in time of war.
  • Best Parties Ever - Electric Jungle
    30/11/2019 - 21/12/2019
    Enter an exotic and exhilarating Electric Jungle, as contemporary meets traditional, with far eastern magic, intrigue and enchantment. To the chaotic sound of Tuk-Tuks and bustling street-life, wander through our unique and atmospheric ancient city, with its flashing street signs and bright neon.
  • Brooklands Community Litter Pick
    03/11/2019
    Community Litter Pick
  • Broughton Community Litter Pick
    Various Dates
  • Central Cyclocross League Race
    28/09/2019
    Central Cyclocross League Race
  • Easy Riders
    Various Dates
    Join MK Cycle Touring Club for this monthly cycle ride. Enjoy 30 miles on country lanes and tracks to Salcey Forest.
  • Friends of Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Open Sunday
    Various Dates
    Monthly open Sunday at the Nature Reserve
  • MK Trilogy Disc Golf Challenge
    22/09/2019
    Presented by MK Disc Golf
  • Oktoberfest 2019
    12/10/2019
    Oktoberfest is the world’s largest beer and folk festival. It traditionally takes place in Munich, Germany from mid September and lasts 18 days.
  • Orienteering
    13/10/2019
    Learn how to use a map while having fun in the parks.
  • Ride Out
    29/09/2019
    Pleasure ride with classes to suit every rider. Click for more information...
  • The Big Nineties Festival
    11/10/2019
    The Big Nineties Festivals Lands in Milton Keynes This October!
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