Things to do in Milton Keynes during the marathon weekend

Things To Do

Things to do in Milton Keynes

There’s always a surprisingly large choice of things to do in Milton Keynes. This vibrant new city lets you enjoy the countryside, spend time with the family, take part in thrilling adventure sports or explore its rich history.

You are spoilt for choice with eating and drinking, with over 350 restaurants within the city centre and surrounding areas you can always find something to satisfy your appetite from an a la carte menu, a sumptuous buffet or a pre-theatre meal. Milton Keynes Theatre is the most successful theatre outside London’s West End and thecentre:mk and Midsummer Place combine to make one of the largest covered shopping centres in Europe.

There’s always plenty going on in Milton Keynes’ parks, find out more at You can try cable wakeboarding and waterskiing at Willen Lake or visit Aerial Extreme and climb through the treetops on gravity-defying rope adventure courses.

There is plenty to challenge the adventurous at Xscape including indoor real-snow skiing and snowboarding at SNO!zone, as well as rock-climbing and indoor sky-diving.

For the history or military buffs among you don’t miss a visit to Britain’s best kept secret at Bletchley Park, historic site of secret British codebreaking activities during WWII and birthplace of the modern computer.

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