What's On in Your Parks

Organised by the Parks Trust

  • 5 Ways Dementia Friendly Guided Walk
    27/10/2020
    Join us for a dementia friendly, socially-distanced exploratory walk around Great Linford Manor Park and the surrounding village
  • Adult Canoe Club
    Various Dates
    Our new Adult Paddle Club is a great evening adventure, learning new skills and developing your knowledge within a range of paddlesports
  • Bug Hunting Equipment Hire at Howe Park Wood
    28/10/2020
    Book your bug hunting equipment for 40 mins at Howe Park Wood
  • Bug Hunting Equipment Hire at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve
    Various Dates
    Book your bug hunting equipment for 40 minutes at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve
  • Carols at the Cathedral
    13/12/2020
    Annual carol service
  • Discover Archery
    Various Dates
    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
    31/10/2020
    Try your hand at kayaking with tuition from one of our coaches
  • Discover Nature Day (8-11 years old)
    28/10/2020
    Are you interested in your local environment and want to find out more about the natural world? Would you like to be involved in conservation projects and wildlife surveys? This day is for 8-11 year olds and will take place at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve (our permit only site) on Wednesday 28th October from 10am to 3pm.
  • Discover SUP
    31/10/2020
    Find out what stand up paddleboarding is all about with tuition from one of our coaches
  • Discover: Christmas Wreaths
    Various Dates
    Come and make a Christmas wreath completely from scratch using natural materials harvested from the parks
  • SOLD OUT! Discover: Tree Identification in Winter
    01/12/2020
    Trees are most commonly identified by their leaves, but once winter emerges this is less of an option
  • CANCELLED: Easy Riders 8th November 2020
    08/11/2020
    30 mile cycle ride on country lanes and tracks
  • SOLD OUT! Family Pond Dipping at Howe Park Wood
    28/10/2020
    Enjoy a pond dipping session with the Outdoor Learning Team at Howe Park Wood! Learn how to pond dip and discover the amazing creatures that live under water
  • SOLD OUT! Family Pond Dipping at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve
    Various Dates
    Enjoy a pond dipping session with the Outdoor Learning Team at Linford Lakes Nature Reserve! Learn how to pond dip and discover the amazing creatures that live under water
  • SOLD OUT! Fossils and Finds at Great Linford Manor Park
    29/10/2020
    Step back in time and discover the ancient past of this historic corner of the city!  Speak to archaeologists about their active excavations, view real archaeological finds and handle ancient fossils with a local geologist
  • Guided Walk at Great Linford Manor Park
    29/11/2020
    Join the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park on a guided walk! Great Linford Manor Park is unique to Milton Keynes
  • Introduction to Bushcraft: Shelter Building & Other Useful Skills
    09/11/2020
    Join this introductory session and learn how to build shelters and other useful bushcraft skills
  • Junior Sailing Club
    Various Dates
    The aim of our sailing club is to get children into sailing regular and work with them to achieve their next qualification in the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme
  • Nocturnal Discovery Walk - Broughton & Milton Keynes Parish Council
    29/10/2020
    Broughton & Milton Keynes Parish Council and The Parks Trust are teaming up to offer a Nocturnal Discovery Walks for families and adults
  • Parks and Run December
    06/12/2020
    Monthly organised free fun run with routes suitable for all ages and abilities
  • Parks and Run November
    01/11/2020
    Monthly organised free fun run with routes suitable for all ages and abilities
  • SOLD OUT! Spooky Halloween Walks
    30/10/2020
    Dare to venture into the woods with us on our spooky halloween walk? Join us for a frightful evening at Howe Park Wood where we take you on a tour of our terrifying trail through the woods
  • Talk: Can you tell your crickets from your grasshoppers?
    18/11/2020
    Learn about the local species of crickets and grasshoppers and how to identify them
  • Talk: Who are The Parks Trust? - A Uniquely MK Project
    03/11/2020
    This talk gives an insight into organisation of the Parks Trust and the work that we carry out each year to care for the 6,000 acres of green space and parkland across Milton Keynes
  • Talk: Wonderful Wildlife of Tattenhoe
    02/12/2020
    Find out about the fascinating wildlife in Tattenhoe parkland
  • The Big Draw: Community Art Project
    27/10/2020
    Join in and make a big piece of artwork together with your community!
  • Tree Tots
    Various Dates
    *Please purchase one ticket per person attending including adults and children*  We are happy to announce that Tree Tots is back! There have been changes to allow us to run the sessions safely
  • Treetop Extreme
    Various Dates
    The county’s only urban high ropes course with 3 courses to choose from there's something for everyone
  • 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
  • Women's Walking Network December
    03/12/2020
    Come and join The Parks Trust volunteers at our monthly Women's Walking Network walks
  • Women's Walking Network November
    05/11/2020
    Come and join The Parks Trust volunteers at our monthly Women's Walking Network walks
  • Woof Walk December 2020
    05/12/2020
    Dog walks led by The Parks Trust rangers through our parks
  • Woof Walk November 2020
    21/11/2020
    Dog walks led by The Parks Trust rangers through our parks

Other events in our parks

  • Armistice Day
    11/11/2020
    An annual commemoration of all those who have given their lives in times of war. Remember from Home by live streaming from Mayor of MK Facebok page.
  • Chicks & Chaps Series Milton Keynes
    22/11/2020
    The Chicks and Chaps Chase is revived in 2020, bringing the local running community some great 5k and 10k routes.
  • Winter Half Marathon
    12/12/2020 - 13/12/2020
    The Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon returns again on the 12th and 13th December 2020.
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