We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Willen Lake

V10 Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes MK15 0DS, England
+44 1908 246599
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Breath of fresh air

We decided to walk the North and South Willen lakes in Milton Keynes having driven past numerous... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Noahsark7
,
Shillington, United Kingdom
via mobile
A peaceful haven

A peaceful and tranquil place- the north and south lake provide a good place to walk and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
MsKMs
via mobile
Read all 416 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Willen Lake is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. Over one million visitors a year take part in watersports activities, go cycling, enjoy the playground, try the high ropes course or simply picnic along Willen’s shores. It’s a great place to entertain all ages of family and friends, whether it’s a visit to the café or restaurant, a stroll, trying a beginners’ course in sailing or hiring a pedalo or bike. The park is open year round and there is no admission fee, other than during special events when some areas may be unavailable to the general public, or a fee may be charged. (Note that car parking charges apply.) Leisure activities at Willen Lake are managed by Whitecap Leisure Ltd, a trading subsidiary of The Parks Trust.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peace pagoda” (38 reviews)
“water skiing” (19 reviews)
“wake boarding” (12 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
V10 Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes MK15 0DS, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1908 246599
Write a ReviewReviews (416)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"peace pagoda"
in 38 reviews
"water skiing"
in 19 reviews
"wake boarding"
in 12 reviews
"stone circle"
in 11 reviews
"boat hire"
in 9 reviews
"pub restaurant"
in 9 reviews
"premier inn"
in 13 reviews
"feed the ducks"
in 10 reviews
"miniature railway"
in 7 reviews
"small train"
in 6 reviews
"play area"
in 23 reviews
"nice walk"
in 11 reviews
"nice lake"
in 5 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 5 reviews
"aerial extreme"
in 8 reviews
"splash park"
in 7 reviews
"lovely park"
in 5 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to walk the North and South Willen lakes in Milton Keynes having driven past numerous times and often saying we must take a look. Well after many years today we stopped and went for a walk. The walkways around the lakes have numerous...More

Thank Noahsark7
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

A peaceful and tranquil place- the north and south lake provide a good place to walk and enjoy the views.

1  Thank MsKMs
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Another beautiful park within the huge city of Milton Keynes. It has easy paths to follow, large open green spaces, a nice lake and several monuments. Used by joggers, dog walkers or people just wanting some fresh air. Worth a visit 🙂

Thank Howlo
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We wanted a long walk around the lake but there is so much else to do there, - even water skiing with the aid of a crane like machine. I've not seen one before. On the walk there were various 'exercise stations' which kept my...More

Thank 21cyndyc
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

...A very pleasant stroll around the lake on Boxing Day. Only a couple of pounds to park, and once we got a few hundred yards from the hotel and pub, we had the walk virtually to ourselves. The full walk round is about 2 miles,...More

Thank Andy-S60
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Went with a large group of friends. Went boating first. Bit of a wait to get boats but when we went out we all got the boats we had paid for. 10 minutes into our session, a member of staff approached us and said to...More

Thank poorvipatel85
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Been here several times over the past few years and really like it. Great location for meeting family and friends with lake walks. A lot to see and do. Good value for money with great menu choices. The one thing that lets it down for...More

Thank TheHonestGuv
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

The scenery is beautiful and there is plenty of adventure to be had here if visiting Milton Keynes one definitely for the stop off.

1  Thank Jahangir A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a walk. Willen Lake is split into two so there’s plenty of choice when it comes to deciding the length of walk. One side is more busy with the hotel, cafe and play area and the other side borders...More

Thank Tony G
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I wanted to walk the Labyrinth. This is an outstanding labyrinth. If you are interested in doing this sort of recreational activity, I would highly recommend this. I really appreciate the serenity that has been created around this area. Milton Keynes can be really proud...More

Thank Clinton C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345642
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Milton Keynes
Premier Inn Milton Keynes East (Willen Lake) Hotel
536 reviews
.39 km away
Holiday Inn Express Milton Keynes
976 reviews
.63 km away
Best Western Milton Keynes Hotel
153 reviews
1.71 km away
Holiday Inn Milton Keynes East - M1 Jct 14
395 reviews
2.06 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Cross Keys
725 reviews
1.25 km away
Camphill Restaurant
100 reviews
1.05 km away
The Swan Inn
675 reviews
1.40 km away
A Pizza This
17 reviews
.44 km away
Nearby Attractions
Gulliver's Land
1,581 reviews
.76 km away
Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm Park
98 reviews
.81 km away
Gulliver's Splashzone
260 reviews
.73 km away
Chrysalis Theatre
5 reviews
1.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Kane00
21 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
yes i think you have to register for health and safety at the office
0
Votes
uday10021975
21 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Ashok S | Reviewed this property |
open entire day.
0
Votes
tinkeerbell
1 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from AdamChloeJack | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is but Longs Inn in Woburn is and that isnt too far, if that helps.
0
Votes
PreviousNext
123