Local Attractions

Local Attractions

ARTS  |  CULTURE  |  HISTORIC HOMES & GARDENS  |  ENTERTAINMENT  |  EATING OUT


Arts

 

MK Gallery

www.mkgallery.org

7.9 miles

14 mins travelling time

A public, purpose built gallery with free admission.  Hosting a variety of exhibitions of international contemporary visual art.

 

Milton Keynes Theatre

www.atgtickets.com/miltonkeynes

7.9 miles

14 mins travelling time

A large modern theatre opened in 1999 with the ability to vary seating from 900-1400, thus enabling a wide range of productions to be accommodated.

 

The Stables

www.stables.org

8.8 miles

19 mins travelling time

A music venue situated in Wavendon, a small village on the south-east edge of Milton Keynes.  Founded by Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine in 1970, The Stables hosts over 350 concerts and 250 educational events/year.

 

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

www.atgtickets.com/aylesbury-waterside-theatre

A £47M theatre in Aylesbury presenting a range of West End and touring musicals/plays together with opera and ballet performances.

16.7 miles

28 mins travelling time


Culture

 

Bletchley Park

www.bletchleypark.org.uk

3.0 miles

6 mins travelling time

During the second World War Bletchley Park was the central site of the UK Government’s Code and Cypher School.

 

Milton Keynes Museum

www.mkmuseum.org.uk

An independently run rural museum located in the peaceful surroundings of Stacey Hill Farm, that was built early in the Victorian era as a model farm.  Recently being awarded a £7.5M funding the museum aims to become one of the best in the UK.

10.6 miles

22 mins travelling time

 

Shuttleworth Collection

www.shuttleworth.org

The Shuttleworth Collection is an aeronautical and automotive museum located at the Old Warden airfield in Bedfordshire.  It is one of the most prestigious in the world due to the variety of old and well—preserved aircraft.

30.4 miles

54 mins travelling time


Historic Homes and Gardens

 

Stowe

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/stowe

11.9 miles

19 mins travelling time

Owned by one family for almost 350 years, Stowe is a breathtakingly beautiful creation of the 18th century.

 

Waddesdon

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/waddesdon-manor

23.9 miles

38 mins travelling time

A magnificent house and grounds in the style of a 19th century French chateau with Victorian style gardens.

 

Woburn Abbey

www.woburnabbey.co.uk

9.9 miles

18 mins travelling time

Originally a monastery, Woburn Abbey was gien by Edward VI to the Russell family in 1547.  Since then leading architects have created the stunning historic house that it is today.

 

Hartwell House

www.hartwell-house.com

19.2 miles

30 mins travelling time

This impressive Grade 1 listed house has both Jacobean and Georgian facades, and contains rooms with rococo ceilings, antique furniture and paintings.  Set in 90 acres of landscaped parkland.

 

Ascott

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ascott

This half-timbered Jacobean farmhouse, transformed by the de Rothschilds towards the end of the  19th century, now houses an exceptional collection of paintings, fine furniture and superb oriental porcelain.  Extensive gardens are an attractive mix of formal and natural.

8.8 miles

19 mins travelling time

 

Claydon

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/claydon

In the 1750s at his family seat in Buckinghamshire, Sir Ralph Verny set out to create a country house of extraordinary grandeur that would dazzle his wealthy neighbours and outdo his political rivals.  Today the interiors that remain are among the most ambitious and lavish ever created in the 18th century.

11.6 miles

26 mins travelling time

 

Wrest Park

www.english-heritage.org.uk/wrestpark

After decades behind virtually closed doors, English Heritage is reviving one of Britain’s largest and most important “secret gardens”; a wonderful 90 acre historic landscape and French-style mansion.

22.0 miles

38 mins travelling time


Entertainment

 

The National Bowl

www.thenationalbowl.net

A major entertainment venue in Milton Keynes holding up to 65,000 people and playing host to famous names and faces.  2014 sees Kings of Leon and Pearl Jam perform.

4.9 miles

9 mins travelling time

 

Xscape

www.xscape.co.uk/miltonkeynes

The ultimate entertainment destination offering a unique combination of extreme sports and leisure activities for all ages: indoor real snow slope, body flying tunnel, rock climing wall, bowling, multiplex cinema, gym etc.

7.8 miles

17 mins travelling time

 

Silverstone Circuit

www.silverstone.co.uk

A British motor racing circuit, current home of the British Grand Prix.

17.7 miles

24 mins travelling time

 

Woburn Safari Park

www.woburnsafari.co.uk

A safari park located in Woburn, beds, allowing visitors to drive through large animal exhibits and enjoy other purpose built leisure attractions: treetops trail, go-ape, indoor soft play, swan boats.

14.4 miles

24 mins travelling time

 

Whipsnade Zoo

www.zsl.org/zsl-whipsnade-zoo

The UK’s biggest zoo where you can meet some of the world’s most exotic animals.

16.8 miles

30 mins travelling time

 

The Parks Trust

www.theparkstrust.com

An independent charity that owns and cares for many of Milton Keynes parks and green spaces, totalling 5000 acres of river valleys, woodlands, lakesides, parks and landscaped areas.


Eating Out

The Crooked Billet

Wed-Sun

www.thebillet.co.uk

0.5 miles

< 5 mins travelling time

 

Vongs Chinese restaurant

Tues-Sun

www.vongs.com

3.3 miles

7 mins travelling time

 

The Hub

Mon-Sun

www.thehub-miltonkeynes.com

A vibrant restaurant environment in the heart of Milton Keynes: Browns, Café Rouge, Strada, Nando’s, Loch Fyne, Brasserie Blanc, Zizzi, Iguanas etc

7.3 miles

12 mins travelling time

 

The Unicorn

Mon-Sun

www.theunicornpub.co.uk

7.5 miles

16 mins travelling time

 

The Black Horse

Mon-Sun

www.theblackhorsewoburn.co.uk

8.4 miles

16 mins travelling time

 

The Old Thatched Inn

Mon-Sun

www.theoldthatchedinn.co.uk

8.9 miles

14 mins travelling time