Milton Country Park

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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
Cambridge Road
Milton
Cambridge
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:

Activities on land include:

  • cycling;
  • walking/running;
  • orienteering;
  • 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.

More information:

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.

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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.

 

 

 

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