Explore Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes is a new town in the county of Buckinghamshire, roughly equidistant from London, Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford and Cambridge. It has much to offer the whole family - with activities garole in the city centre, shops, bars and restaurants but it also has 4500 acres of beautiful countryside.
There are a number of attractions and companies with easy reach of Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes including:
- Gulliver's Land Theme Park (1.72 MI / 2.77 KM )
- Centre:MK & Xscape (shops, entertainment, skiing) (1.3 MI / 2.09 KM )
- Milton Keynes Theatre & Gallery (1.3 MI / 2.09 KM )
- Campbell Park (cricket, concerts, proms) (1.85 MI / 2.98 KM )
- Milton Keynes Bowl concert venue (3.2 MI / 5.15 KM )
- Woburn Abbey & Safari Park (6 MI / 9.66 KM )
- Silverstone Circuit - home of the British Grand Prix (14 MI / 22.53 KM )
- Santa Pod Raceway (15 MI / 24.14 KM )
- Regus - Business Centre/offices (0.9 MI / 1.45 KM )
- Volkswagen/ Daimler/ Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd (1.4 MI / 2.25 KM )
- Open University (2.63 MI/ 4.23 KM )
- Capital Enterprise Centre -Business centre/offices (3.19 MI / 5.13 KM )
- Hyder Business Services (3.3 MI / 5.31 KM )
- Argos Head Office (4.3 MI / 6.92 KM )
- Cranfield University (4.9 MI / 7.89 KM
Different by design
There are so many reasons to love Milton Keynes - our city is so unique. It's purpose-designed for people who live life to the full. We've got dazzling sports and leisure facilities. Enviable shopping. Bars, restaurants and theatres that rival even the biggest of cities.
Everything is so easy to get to. It's something everyone notices. Our grid system makes travelling by car or bus so easy and quick. Or if you're under your own steam, you can whizz around on Redways that criss-cross the city with more than 270 kilometres of safe routes for cyclists and pedestrians.
Where are you heading? If shopping is your passion, you'll love thecentre:mk. This world-class undercover shopping centre attracts 30 million shoppers every year with more than 230 top stores, high street names and independent retailers. Midsummer Place is our stylish fashion quarter with an irresistible collection of designer clothing and high-tech home entertainment stores.
If you love one-off stores and traders, then head for the charming picture postcard towns and villages that surround our city. Try Stony Stratford, Woburn and Olney for quaint high streets and well-stocked farmers' markets.
Sports fans love Milton Keynes. No wonder. It's the extreme sports capital of the UK with adrenaline-pumping excitement right in the heart of the city.
Step onto real snow and ski, snowboard or toboggan at the SNO!zone, one of the biggest indoor snow slopes in the country. Or defy gravity and fly like a bird at the amazing indoor skydiving centre Airkix. An unforgettable experience. Or if you don't mind getting wet then head over to Wake MK for one of the UK's newest and highest tech cable centres for waterskiers and boarders.
Art, culture and events
Culture lovers are spoilt for choice with our crowd-pulling venues and exhibitions. Browse at the award-winning Milton Keynes Gallery with its superb displays of contemporary art. Enjoy our city's large collection of public sculptures, one of the biggest in the UK, with striking works by acclaimed artists all around the city.
Explore our surprising history. Tour Bletchley Park, now a museum attracting visitors from all over the world, and discover the secret headquarters of the ingenious war-time code-breakers. Trace the intriguing history of our region from 1800 to the present day at Milton Keynes Museum.
Our theatre and events get top billing too. Take in a show featuring West End stars at famous MK Theatre. Visit The Bowl, our stunning 65,000 seat venue, which plays host to superstars like David Bowie, Robbie Williams, Take That and Bon Jovi.
Wide open spaces
If it's fresh air you're after, you're never far away from wide open spaces. We have more than 4,500 acres of parkland, woodland, lakes and rivers.
Campbell Park is our green oasis right in the heart of the city and nearby Willen Lake is our beautiful outdoor playground with more than 180 acres of lakes and parkland. You can walk, cycle, sail, windsurf, dragon-boat race or just watch the world go by in the tranquil surroundings of the Peace Pagoda. The choice is yours.
Milton Keynes. There's nowhere like it.