Milton Keynes - Other Amenities

Other Amenities

  • Milton Keynes has a 125-mile (200-km) network of cycleways/footpaths for pedestrians and cyclists called the Redway system, generally surfaced with red tarmac, which criss-cross most of town. The national Sustrans cycle network runs to and through the town. The Swan's Way long distance path does the same.
  • Central Milton Keynes is home to the National Badminton Centre and was formerly home to the National Hockey Stadium. There is a new football stadium in the Denbigh district near Bletchley, home of Milton Keynes Dons F.C.
  • Near the station, the "Planet Ice" ice rink is used for professional and amateur ice hockey plus leisure skating and amateur figure skating. See Sport in Milton Keynes Ice hockey.
  • Also near the station there is a covered "urban skateboarding" arena known as the Buszy, but the wide expanses and slopes of the station plaza remain very popular among skaters.
  • There is a high security prison, HMP Woodhill, on the western boundary of the town.
  • Willen Lakeside Park hosts watersports, and the North Lake is a bird sanctuary.
  • The Blue Lagoon Local Nature Reserve in Bletchley.
  • Milton Keynes is covered by a high speed WiMax network; which allows access to the internet from anywhere with signal coverage in Milton Keynes. and the central area additionally has a free WiFi.

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