Milton Keynes concrete cows

Walking and Rambling in Milton Keynes


There are any miles of walking paths around Milton Keynes, starting at the famous concrete cows just close to the hostle. Walk through beautiful countryside and parkland and past lakes and the Grand Union Canal.

What makes it special

  • See the Milton Keynes concrete cows in their natural habitat!
  • Explore the Grand Union canal towpath

Hostels nearby

Walking and Rambling in Milton Keynes

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Map references

OS Map: 152, and Explorer 192

OS Grid Ref: SP827399

Lat/Lng: 52.051463, -0.795391

Contact information

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We can tell you the best places are for a gentle bike ride or a more energetic cycle, just ask at reception.

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Bombe, the World War II code-breaking machine

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People sitting in deckchairs in the courtyard of Milton Keynes largest shopping centre, MK Centre.


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