Milton Keynes Kids


MK mum, two little boys and a husband who makes a lot of picnics – our adventures around Milton Keynes, Bucks, Herts, Beds, Northants and beyond

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Where to find the best Christmas houses 2018

One of our favourite cheap activities to do at Christmas is to walk around looking at all the houses which have put up decorations to raise money for charity. But who wants to drive around aimlessly in a search for the best ones? We certainly don’t. So for the second...

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Sywell Country Park, Northamptonshire review

Sywell Country Park is in Northamptonshire and somewhere that we have returned to a number of times since I started Milton Keynes Kids. It has a sand and water area, woodland area with animal sculptures, big slide, sandpit and big lake. It's free to enjoy, but you pay...

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Houghton Hall Park – free day out for kids in Bedfordshire

It's not very often we make a big new discovery so close to home, so I was really excited to get a tip off from a work friend about Houghton Hall Park in Bedfordshire - a completely free few hours out. Watch my video below and then scroll down for more information....

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Brooklands Pavilion Park in Milton Keynes

I often get questions asking for suggestions of parks which would also be suitable for older children. This is one of them - Brooklands Pavilion park in Milton Keynes. I popped there briefly recently with my youngest son before heading somewhere else so thought I'd...

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ROCLA art trail and Redhouse Park play area, Milton Keynes

We were really excited to learn in August 2018 that a new art trail was being installed in Milton Keynes. It's called the ROCLA art trail - an acronym for Redhouse Park's Own Collection of Lasting Art. There are lots of pieces of art to see dotted around the area, as...

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