City Guides

Milton Keynes

Top 6 Things To do / Sights To See

The “middle-aged new town” of Southern England which began to be built in 1967 is home to a wide selection of old and new history, culture and plenty of opportunities. We’ve picked the must see’s so that you can make the most of your stay:

  1. Bletchley Park

A prime example of Milton Keynes’ new history and a perfect trip for all World War II enthusiasts, Bletchley Park is the once top-secret site of the Second World War British codebreaking and the first electronic digital computer. Explore the machines and codes that were used, learn about the people that lived and worked there and delve into their collections and research for a one of a kind experience!

  1. Gulliver’s Land

Coined as the best family day out in Buckinghamshire, Gulliver’s Land is Milton Keynes’ resident theme park and is perfect for a day out with the kids! There are over 70 attractions and it is catered specifically to younger children, meaning that they’ll never get bored or run out of things to do.

  1. Willen Lake

Willen Lake is a natural treasure within Milton Keynes, but with an added injection of adrenaline! This 180-acre park offers different types of water sports, from wakeboarding to powerboating, alongside a mini railway, adventure golf, high ropes course and play area. The site’s restaurant and café also add extra convenience.

  1. XScape

Filled with a variety of activities and entertainment, this complex offers facilities for indoor skydiving, skiing, snowboarding and wall climbing. Experience something new in a safe environment before enjoying a meal at one of their many bars and restaurants!

  1. MK Gallery and Theatre

Providing your dose of culture in this dynamic town, the MK Gallery and MK Theatre stand side by side in the centre. Whilst the Gallery offers contemporary art and thought-provoking exhibitions, the Theatre stages a distinct selection of plays and performances, ranging from Bugsy Malone to The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

  1. The Stables

Founded with the vision of engaging people with music in all its diversity, The Stables is the “go to” for live music in Milton Keynes. With a focus on live music, the venue hosts a range of live artists and participates in local festivals!

Campanile Hotels are proud to be located in Milton Keynes. 

To get to…

  • Bletchley Park from Campanile: 6 minutes by car.  16 minutes by public transport. 36 minute walk.
  • Gullivers Land from Campanile: 12 minutes by car.  1 hour 3 minutes by public transport.
  • Willen Lake from Campanile: 10 minutes by car. 54 minutes by public transport.
  • Xcape from Campanile: 11 minutes by car. 37 minutes by public transport.
  • MK Gallery and Theatre from Campanile: 12 minutes by car. 36 minutes by public transport.
  • The Stables from Campanile: 10 minutes by car. 26 minutes by public transport.

To book your stay, call 044190 864 9819 or visit our website.
Location: Fenny Stratford, 40 Penn Rd, Watling St, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK2 2AU

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