How to spend 24 hours in Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes is a vibrant city with plenty of bars, restaurants and exciting things to do, whether you’re travelling for business or leisure. Here’s our top picks for how to spend 24 hours in Milton Keynes.

Peace Pagoda in Milton Keynes


Start your day with a trip to Bletchley Park, a place of exceptional historical importance and a vibrant heritage attraction. Bletchley Park is the home of British codebreaking and a birthplace of modern information technology. Explore the exhibitions and restored code breaker huts to learn how the Codebreakers’ breath-taking achievements helped shorten World War II by up to two years.


Head to Maaya Indian Kitchen & Bar for a lunch break. You will find delicious Indian cuisine served up by experienced chefs who have mastered a menu that takes inspiration from generations of traditional family cooking and travel through the bustling street bazaars of India. With all your favourite dishes on the menu, this is a great spot to eat and relax, plus all Cotels guests can save 15% off their food bill!


Half way through your 24 hours, walk off your lunch with an afternoon stroll around Willen Lake North, a picturesque park home to one of Milton Keynes’ best-known landmarks. The impressive Peace Pagoda was built by nuns and monks as a symbol of world brotherhood. At Willen Lake you’ll also find a variety of water sports activities to take part in as well as cycling routes, a playground and a high ropes course.


Middletons Steakhouse & Grill is a popular restaurant for dinner located in the centre of Milton Keynes, with a mouth-watering menu serving up delicious treats such as sticky ribs, mussels and of course an array of excellent steaks. All of their meat is delivered fresh from their own butcher in Middleton, Norfolk, ensuring a delightfully fresh meal each and every time you visit.


If you’re after some evening entertainment, there’s always an exciting show on at Milton Keynes Theatre. From musicals to comedies, cabaret to ballet, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.


After a busy day of exploring this exciting city, head back to your Cotels Serviced Apartment for an excellent night’s sleep in your spacious suite. Soon to open in the heart of Milton Keynes is all new 7Zero1, a stylish choice of accommodation in Milton Keynes with all suites furnished to an exceptional standard. If you fancy a night in, pick a movie on your Smart TV with Sky, kick back and relax.

Milton Keynes at the end of 24 hours