Willen Lake, Milton Keynes

One of the more important features of the area is a large lake on the River Ouzel, Willen Lake. This lake was designed to capture flash floods in case they cause problems downstream. The north basin is a wildlife sanctuary and a favorite of migrating aquatic birds, so during your exploration you can watch for interesting animals. The south basin is for leisure use and a hotspot for activity, favored by wind surfers and dinghy sailors. The circuit of the lakes is a favored running spot as well. Willen Lake is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Milton Keynes Edition.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Went here yesterday. Plenty to do. Cafe and fun fair and water sports. Car parks on both north and south side of the lake.  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    Splash and play - blood all over the floor in the ladies, it's just opened yet locks on the doors are broken, the flooring in the seating area isn't soft for little feet waiting to go on the splash ar...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Really nice area. Several parks for the kids, splash zone which is only £3 and great on a nice day. Lovely lake with a reasonable pub/restaurant over looking it. Pedal boats, cafe and toilets. Would d...  more »

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