Review of Ashland lakes, Milton Keynes

Review of Ashland lakes, Milton Keynes

Ashland Lakes in Ashland, Milton Keynes are among the lesser known lakes in MK. It’s free to visit there and free to park. They’re smaller than those at Willen at Caldecotte, but big enough for a walk or scoot with young children with a wonderful wooden...
Walk around Teardrop Lakes, Knowlhill Milton Keynes

Walk around Teardrop Lakes, Knowlhill Milton Keynes

Teardrop Lakes are in Knowlhill in Milton Keynes. We decided to explore them in May 2020 – at a time where play areas were closed but the government allowed you to travel for exercise. It was one of a number of┬álocal walks in and around Milton Keynes that we...
Waterhall Park circular walk, Milton Keynes

Waterhall Park circular walk, Milton Keynes

I’ve lived in Milton Keynes since 2006 and here I find myself in 2020 visiting places with my two children that I’d never even heard people mention before. Why, I don’t know. That definitely applies to Waterhall Park. It’s a Parks Trust site in...
Walton Lake to Netherfield walk, Milton Keynes

Walton Lake to Netherfield walk, Milton Keynes

Walton Lake in Milton Keynes was once needed to absorb floodwater, but after Willen Lake and Caldecotte Lake were created it was no longer needed to do that. So it looks rather different to most lakes as you can see very little water and covered in reeds. It’s...
Woolstone to Poplar Plantation walk, Milton Keynes

Woolstone to Poplar Plantation walk, Milton Keynes

In mid-May 2020 once government restrictions had been lifted on driving to places to walk following Covid-19, I started taking my sons for walks within a short distance of where we live in Milton Keynes. This walk took us from Woolstone Local Park through the Poplar...
Chicheley Street park, Newport Pagnell review

Chicheley Street park, Newport Pagnell review

It’s always brilliant to hear that a park in Milton Keynes has been revamped. We were delighted to find out that the Chicheley Street park and play area in Newport Pagnell had been updated in February 2020. Having seen some photos, we were hopeful that it could...