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Things to do in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

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In Milton Keynes, you'll never be short of something to do. The city offers some of the most exciting activities and some of the best entertainment experiences anywhere in the UK, Milton Keynes is a truly exceptional destination to visit.

Milton Keynes started the modern concept of the European shopping experience. In the city centre you'll find one of the UK's largest shopping malls and throughout the surrounding areas you can discover beautiful market towns with traditional shops and farmer's markets.

Milton Keynes is outdoor activity mad. Easy-access adventure activities including indoor skiing on real snow, watersports, indoor sky-diving, wakeboarding, aerial rope courses, karting and cycling are all right on your doorstep. You can also watch live League One football action at Milton Keynes Dons state-of-the-art football stadium.

Milton Keynes truly is the "city in the country", a purpose-built environment where trees out number people by over 80 to 1. There is over 4,500 acres of parkland, woodland, lakes and rivers to discover. Over 300km of Redways allow you to explore the area safely on foot or on bike. The Grand Union Canal also wends its way right through the very heart of the city.

The city has award-winning galleries and theatres, stately homes, museums, churches and medieval abbey ruins - Milton Keynes is a cultural and historical oasis. And with the fastest-growing "after 6pm" culture outside London, you'll find every type of food, drink and entertainment experience you could desire.

This cosmopolitan city, right in the heart of the UK, offers many wide ranging experiences for you to discover. It's location makes it ideal for every type of visitor - come for the day, make a weekend of it or stay for longer: you'll never be short of something to do.

For more information visit www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk - the Official Tourism and Information provider for Milton Keynes and the surrounding area.

Description by Carys Underwood

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