Living and Working in Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes is much more than just roundabouts and concrete cows.
Established just over 50 years ago, Milton Keynes is just 35 minutes by train from Central London and the fastest growing place in the UK, with a strong economy and an increasingly diverse population of over 260,000.
We’re in the heart of the Cam-MK-Ox growth arc, leading the way in testing autonomous vehicles and robot deliveries. We’ve got outstanding areas of natural beauty and extensive parklands, making us a vibrant place to study, live and work
Living in Milton Keynes
The Borough of Milton Keynes covers a thriving urban centre, acres of green space and charming market towns. It has busy shopping centres and stylish restaurants; world-famous extreme sports facilities; beautiful lakes and open spaces; and a cultural calendar packed with great events including an innovative International Arts Festival.
A place for culture and history
Milton Keynes is a vibrant and diverse city bringing together theatre, museums, art, sculpture and architecture all within the city centre and the surrounding areas.
Milton Keynes Theatre is the most successful theatre outside London's West End with productions ranging from show stopping musicals to world-renowned opera and the yearly pantomime
A place for innovation
We're home to Bletchley Park, the historic site of secret Enigma code-breaking activities during the Second World War where Alan Turing designed the modern computer.
A group led by Arup and Mitsui Europe are pioneering wireless charging on our new electric buses. And University College Milton Keynes is home to many more innovative projects with facilities such as the Smart Cities Institute and the Centre for Telehealth.
A place for entertainment
Xscape features some of the best and most diverse entertainment and leisure activities in the UK. Indoor skiing and snowboarding, indoor sky-diving, rock-climbing, a multiplex cinema, retail outlets, and numerous bars and restaurants
At The Hub in Central Milton Keynes you'll find some great entertainment including restaurants and bars - check their website for the latest event details
A place for sports and activities
Home to Milton Keynes Dons FC, you can watch League One football in the 30,000 capacity state-of-the-art stadium
Milton Keynes is home to the Red Bull Racing Formula One team
Experience indoor real-snow skiing and snowboarding at Snozone at the Xscape complex, as well as rock-climbing and indoor sky-diving, then head to Bounce, a 14,000 sq. ft. indoor trampoline playground.
You can try cable wakeboarding and water-skiing at Willen Lake.
Find out more about our thriving town here: http://www.destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk/