Willen Lake, Milton Keynes

One of the more important features of the area is a large lake on the River Ouzel, Willen Lake. This lake was designed to capture flash floods in case they cause problems downstream. The north basin is a wildlife sanctuary and a favorite of migrating aquatic birds, so during your exploration you can watch for interesting animals. The south basin is for leisure use and a hotspot for activity, favored by wind surfers and dinghy sailors. The circuit of the lakes is a favored running spot as well. Willen Lake is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Milton Keynes Edition.
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  • Took out 7 year old granddaughter to the treetop extreme experience - we were well looked after, safety was paramount, equipment well maintained, instructors helpful (if a little cheeky to us old'uns)...  more »
  • We visited Willen Lakeside Park with our daughter and her family including our 5 year old gandaughter and 2 year old grandson. The park would appear to have activities for a wide range of ages an inte...  more »
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  • Always a nice atmosphere no matter what the weather. It's a lovely family trip. You can enjoy the walks all year round here. Excellent water sports. Great kids activity. You can go cycling, canoeing or just a walk in the park.
  • Stunning park, loads to do. Would recommend you bring your own food or go to intu shopping centre/xscape to eat. Parking directions is so confusing. We ended up parking in the wrong car park even though the sign said North Willen Lake.
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