Milton Keynes: A Great City Break Destination

Milton Keynes celebrated its 50th birthday in 2017; with all the benefits of a modern city, without the congestion, overcrowding and problems of other cities. With 4,500 acres of green spaces, lakes and 20 million trees you are never more than a few minutes away from parkland, canals and woodland walk.  It offers visitors the attractions of a major city, all within easy distance of stunning countryside.


Milton Keynes has developed as a leading entertainment centre. The state-of-the-art Milton Keynes Theatre hosts touring West End shows; the Stables Music Venue, which was founded by Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine in 1970, presents over 350 concerts a year in its two purpose built performance spaces and 65k capacity National Bowl has been the venue for major concerts from rock and pop’s leading names . For those looking for something more energetic check-out the Snozone located in the Xscape leisure complex. Snozone are the UK’s leading snow centres for indoor skiing and snowboarding on real snow.


If you are looking for some retail therapy then Milton Keynes is the answer. It is home to one of the largest shopping centres in Europe, Centre:MK and Midsummer Place where you’ll find top department stores, your favourite high street names and lots of smaller, specialist shops, all under one roof.

There’s more shopping in the picturesque market towns and villages that surround the city from traditional independent shops with designer clothes, crafts, gifts and antiques to regular farmers’ markets selling delicious local foods. Bicester Village is just 40 minutes away home to more than 130 boutiques of world-famous brands, each offering exceptional value with savings of up to 60% on the recommended retail price.  Not to mention London, only a 40 minute rail journey with all the temptations of Bond Street, Knightsbridge and Oxford.

Cotels have serviced apartments in the most in-demand locations in Milton Keynes; so no matter what you’re looking for, you’ll find it, from simple one bedroom living to three bedroomed luxury; all including kitchens equipped with everything you need for that home from home experience.

Whatever your requirements Cotels can tailor a package to suit your individual needs. Contact our expert reservation team today on 01908 308310 or email


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