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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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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Cool castle park, Shenley Brook End, Milton Keynes

There's a cool castle themed park in Shenley Brook End in Milton Keynes which opened in January 2018. The short video below gives you an idea of what it looked like when we visited in August 2018. Where is the park in Shenley Brook End? The park is on a field on the...

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Free Frosts garden centre beach, Willington 2018

There's a free beach you can take your children to at Frosts Garden Centre in Willington, Bedfordshire. Most importantly, it is only there until 2nd September 2018, so if you reading this in the weeks and months that follow then sorry, do look out for it again in the...

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