Destination guide

The friendly city of Milton Keynes awaits you

The area's entertainment and theater scene are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Milton Keynes. This welcoming and romantic city is known for its shopping, restaurants and sporting events. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Milton Keynes

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Milton Keynes a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gullivers Land (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Woburn Safari Park (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Santa Pod Raceway (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • ZSL Whipsnade Zoo (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Aylesbury Park Golf Club (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Ashridge Golf Club (18 mi / 28.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Milton Keynes

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Milton Keynes is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bletchley Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Salcey Forest (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Bedford Park (14.3 mi / 23 km)
  • Swiss Garden (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Daventry Country Park (23.2 mi / 37.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Milton Keynes

The nearest airport is in London (LTN-Luton), located 19.8 mi (31.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Oxford (OXF), which is 27.5 mi (44.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Milton Keynes Central Station, Wolverton Station and Milton Keynes Bletchley Station are the main stations in the area.

Where to stay around Milton Keynes?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 245 vacation rentals near Milton Keynes. From 61 Houses to 154 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Milton Keynes for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Milton Keynes?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Milton Keynes. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • St Albans: 12,060 vacation rentals
  • Northampton: 261 vacation rentals
  • Peterborough: 196 vacation rentals
  • Oxfordshire: 1,685 vacation rentals
  • Watford: 11,873 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Milton Keynes! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Milton Keynes?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Milton Keynes:

  • St Albans: 12,060 rentals
  • Northampton: 261 rentals
  • Peterborough: 196 rentals
  • Watford: 11,873 rentals
  • Hitchin: 163 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Milton Keynes?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Milton Keynes. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Silverstone Circuit: 333 rentals
  • Woburn Golf Club: 311 rentals
  • St Albans City Station: 7,712 rentals
  • Princes Risborough Station: 573 rentals
  • Harpenden Station: 722 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Milton Keynes listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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