The Beach is back at centre:mk – Middleton Hall transformed into the UK’s largest free ‘beach’ in an indoor shopping destination

Posted 15th July 2019

‘The Beach’ is back at leading shopping and leisure destination; centre:mk from 20th July – 1st September 2019, with a ‘Great British Seaside’ theme. Middleton Hall (outside John Lewis) has undergone another transformation into the UK’s largest ‘beach’ in an indoor shopping destination, made up of 102 tonnes of sand!

The free to enter attraction has become a firm favourite amongst guests who have been eagerly enquiring about its return since the start of the year.

‘The Beach’ this year has brought in all the wonderful classics you’d hope to find at the great British seaside including; Punch & Judy shows, bungees, train rides and even an indoor rollercoaster. What’s more, the outdoor area of centre:mk; Queens Court, will host food from around the World from independent traders at its Street Food Market,alongside deckchair seating; perfect for catching the sunshine.

Guests are encouraged to park in the new multi-storey carpark behind John Lewis, just a 2 minute walk from Middleton Hall, where rates start from £1 for 2 hours and £2 all day Sunday.

– Additional Information –

Daily Opening Times Beach:

9:30am-6pm Monday – Friday, 9am-7pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday

Attraction Prices:

o   Rollercoaster £3 or 2 for £5

o   Helter Skelter £2

o   Train £2

o   Bungee £4

Punch and Judy show

o   Tuesday and Thursdays

o   Times 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm

Happy hour wristband

o   Every weekday except bank holidays

  • Time 10-11am
  • Price £8 per person
  • Guests can get ‘unlimited’ rides on a wristband during happy hour