What's On in Your Parks

Organised by the Parks Trust

  • 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
  • Adult Sailing Club
    Various Dates
    Our new Adult Sailing Club is a great evening opportunity to develop your knowledge and improve your skill within sailing
  • Adult SUP Club
    Various Dates
    Our new Adult Stand Up Paddleboarding Club is a great evening adventure, learning new skills and developing your knowledge of Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Carols at the Cathedral
    13/12/2020
    Annual carol service
  • Community Litter Pick 26.10.20
    26/10/2020
    Help keep your local parkland clean and safe for both visitors and wildlife! Join our Community Litter Pick at Campbell Park on Monday 26th October 2020 at 10am *Please note that due to government restrictions, we have strictly limited places which must be pre-booked
  • 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
    Various Dates
    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 on Wednesday 28th October from 10am to 3pm
  • Discover Sailing
    Various Dates
    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
    Various Dates
    An introduction to windsurfing, led by one of our enthusiastic, qualified windsurf instructors
  • Discover: Christmas Wreaths
    Various Dates
    Come and make a Christmas wreath completely from scratch using natural materials harvested from the parks
  • 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 11th October 2020
    Various Dates
    30 mile cycle ride on country roads and tracks to Salcey Forest.
  • Guided Walk at Great Linford Manor Park
    Various Dates
    Join the Friends of Great Linford Manor Park on a guided walk! Great Linford Manor Park is unique to Milton Keynes
  • Heritage Open Day Guided Walk GLMP
    25/09/2020
    Join us on a guided walk as we bring to life the history of Great Linford Manor Park
  • 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
  • Introduction to Bushcraft: Whittling & Coppicing
    03/10/2020
    Ever wanted to know how to whittle using natural materials? Join this introduction and find out how
  • Sold Out! Introduction to Foraging
    23/09/2020
    Sold Out! Join this session looking at food for free in our parkland spaces
  • 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
  • Make a Difference Day 2020
    Various Dates
    Make a difference in your community.
  • Cancelled: Mini Doggie Do 2020
    26/09/2020
    Bring your four-legged friends and enjoy charity stalls, activities and dog shows throughout this exciting day out
  • 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
  • Parks and Run October
    04/10/2020
    Monthly organised free fun run with routes suitable for all ages and abilities
  • RYA Basic Skills (Level 2)
    17/10/2020 - 18/10/2020
    The RYA Basic Skills course is designed to teach participants aged 16+, how to sail the boat solo
  • RYA Start Sailing (Level 1)
    03/10/2020 - 04/10/2020
    The RYA Start Sailing course is for participants aged 16+ who are looking to take their first steps in the sailing world
  • Fully Booked! 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
  • CANCELLED: Stars in the Park October
    16/10/2020
    Another chance to explore the skies with our rangers and UK Astronomy
  • Stories in the Park
    26/10/2020
  • 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: Our Hedgehog Habitats
    Various Dates
    The hedgehog is one of the fastest disappearing animals in the UK, with a third of the population being lost since 2000
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wakeboarding (2 Hour Session)
    Various Dates
    * Members are only permitted to book 1   session per day by using their membership number in the coupon code section
  • 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
  • Women's Walking Network October
    01/10/2020
    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
  • Woof Walk October
    17/10/2020
    Dog walks led by The Parks Trust rangers through our parks
  • Youth Sailing Scheme
    26/09/2020 - 27/09/2020
    We offer two-day courses for children aged 8-16 to work towards further qualifications in the RYA Youth Sailing Scheme

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, including a two-minute silence at 11am.
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