Newton Leys parks and lake, Milton Keynes

Newton Leys parks and lake, Milton Keynes

Newton Leys is an urban village on the MIlton Keynes / Buckinghamshire border and is a short distance from Bletchley. It’s easy to get to and is fun to visit with the children. There are a lot of houses there and still a lot of building work going on when we...
What you can do for free at Moggerhanger Park, Bedfordshire

What you can do for free at Moggerhanger Park, Bedfordshire

Moggerhanger Park is a Grade 1 listed Georgian Historic House set in 33 acres of parkland and woodland in Bedfordshire. The house itself is used for functions, events and weddings, and during the summer months they do paid tours. But if you want to explore the grounds...
Bancroft park, Milton Keynes

Bancroft park, Milton Keynes

The re-vamped park at Bancroft, Milton Keynes opened in February 2019. It includes a really cool wooden climbing frame called the ‘twisted wood adventure’. I took my sons to try it out a few weeks after it opened – at the time we visited they were...
Huge slide at Downs Barn Park, Milton Keynes

Huge slide at Downs Barn Park, Milton Keynes

There’s a HUGE slide at Downs Barn Park in Milton Keynes. Some of you who grew up in MK may remember going on it as children yourselves… well it’s still there! We first visited a few years ago when I started Milton Keynes Kids, but returned in...
Salcey Forest including the Zog trail

Salcey Forest including the Zog trail

Salcey Forest in Northamptonshire is an ancient woodland which is a remnant of the medieval royal hunting forest. There are several trails, a play area and a cafe. For those travelling from further afield, the big draw and most unique feature of Salcey used to be the...
Alice in Wonderland Wall, Tinkers Bridge, Milton Keynes

Alice in Wonderland Wall, Tinkers Bridge, Milton Keynes

There’s a really cool Alice in Wonderland mural on a building in Milton Keynes – great fun for the kids to see and it provides a good backdrop for some pretty cool photos. Watch my video below and then scroll down for more info to find out where it is. ...