Unwrap the history of creativity in Milton Keynes’ parks

Posted 10th August 2023

Heritage Open Days set to uncover the creativity hidden within the picturesque parklands of Milton Keynes. The Parks Trust are excited to announce a series of Guided Walk & Talk events which will an exciting glimpse into MK’s innovative landscape design, wildlife conservation, and the fascinating historical narratives within the city’s green spaces.

Enthusiasts of art, history, and nature alike are invited to join Parks Trust experts to unveil the intricate tapestry of Milton Keynes’ Parks. From woodland ridges to vibrant wildflower meadows, attendees will learn about the delicate art of managing these landscapes and the balance of nature and modern amenities, including the integration of public art.

Events will take place in Campbell Park, Floodplain Forest Nature Reserve, Ouse Valley, North Loughton Valley and Stanton Low between 8th and 14thSeptember.

Plus, on Saturday 16th September, Great Linford Manor Park Celebration Day promises fun for all the family. From heritage games, re-enactments and storytelling sessions to Georgian clothing, swing boats, crafting and market stalls. Local authors will captivate listeners with short stories, alongside delicious festival food and live music.

More information can be found on The Parks Trust website.