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Milton Country Park is a family-friendly outdoor space with with lakes, walking/running/cycling routes, play areas and a café. It is managed by registered charity Cambridge Sport Lakes Trust.
This activity is good for wellbeing because
- getting outside and spending time in green spaces is a proven stress-buster;
- there are many different ways to be active on the water or on land;
- play areas allow children to jump, climb, hide and swing – all great for physical development and coordination.
“Whenever I have spare time, Milton Country Park is my go-to for some downtime by myself or with the family.” A Milton Country Park regular
How to contact
Where to go
Milton Country Park
CB24 6AZ UK
What to expect?
Created from old gravel pits, Milton Country Park offers a varied natural habitat with woodland, lakes, open green spaces and pathways suitable for bicycles, pushchairs and wheelchairs. There is also a café, two children’s playgrounds and a varied activity and events programme. Activities on the water include:
- canoe & kayaking;
- open water swimming;
Activities on land include:
- Wild Minds (an eight week course for young people with mild/moderate mental health challenges);
- junior parkrun;
- a forest school.
Dogs are welcome (including in the café) and can be walked off-lead anywhere north of the 13th public drain – there’s even a dog wash station.
You can see a map of the park here.
The park is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. The car park, visitor centre, café and toilets are open from 8am but close at different times depending on the time of year – more information here.
Visiting Milton Country Park is free.
The car park is pay and display (card payments only). Most activities that need to be booked in advance require a fee.
Milton Country Park is managed by Cambridge Sport Lake Trust – find out more here.