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2.82km from The National Museum of Computing
Caldecotte Lake lies off the H10 Bletcham Way, between the V10 Brickhill Street and the A5. There’s the lake where you can feed the ducks, a nice park and also just behind the Caldecotte Arms is one of MK’s hidden gems – the Caldecotte Miniature Railway. It costs just £1 a ride and the train goes round a track twice. IT was one of the iconic attraction where you can spend some nice time.
Gullivers Dinosaur and Farm Park
5.65km from The National Museum of Computing
Gulliver’s Dinosaur and farm park is next to Gulliver’s Land in Milton Keynes and is really two parks in one place. There are now 32 animatronic dinosaurs in the ‘Lost World’ and they’re definitely a welcome addition to the park. There’s some really big ones (with big teeth) and lots of smaller ones which roar as you walk past them.
Gulliver's Land Theme Park Resort
5.94km from The National Museum of Computing
Gulliver's Theme Park Resorts are designed especially for families, discover a huge selection of rides, attractions and magical short break holidays. The resort has great facilities and secure accommodation ranging in themes and styles. The themed area gives children the opportunity to experience JCB themed rides and attractions.
6.26km from The National Museum of Computing
Willen Lake South is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. It offers a wide range of activities on and off the water with something for everyone to enjoy. It comprises 180 acres of landscaped parkland which surround around 100 acres of water across two lakes. There are large events held on the site throughout the year, including Comedy Central's FriendsFest.
Stockgrove Country Park
7.29km from The National Museum of Computing
A huge country park which comprises 80 acres. It has an interesting history dating back to medieval times. It has a visitor center and a variety of habitats including a lake, ancient woodland conifer plantations, meadows, and heath. One of the best sites in the county which provides A pleasant stroll around water bodies & woodland with bat detectors, while keeping a record of bat activity. The park is partly in the Kings and Bakers Woods and Heaths Site of Special Scientific Interest.
Rushmere Country Park - Herons View Visitor Centre
7.45km from The National Museum of Computing
A great place to discover nature and enjoy the outdoors - walking outdoors. Here you can view herons nesting in Spring from our outdoor café terrace, discover fairy doors and the Giant’s Chair along our Sculpture Trail, walk the dog, bring your bike, ride your horse – we’ve something for everyone.
Milton Keynes Museum
7.64km from The National Museum of Computing
This is one of the UK’s most family friendly museums where history comes to life with amazing stories, brilliant re-creations, and displays you can touch and try out. It includes the Stacey Hill Collection of rural life, consisting of agricultural, domestic, industrial, and social objects connected to the area before the 1967 foundation of Milton Keynes.
Rushmere Country Park
8.24km from The National Museum of Computing
Rushmere Country Park is 400 acres of woodland, heathland, and meadows. The main impression you'll most likely come away with is of a heavily wooded area that breaks out into some quite large grassy areas here and there. It is an attractive and accessible public open space, zoned in a manner that enables a wide range of leisure and countryside activities, whilst protecting and enhancing the sensitive natural and historic environment.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens - Closed until Easter 2022 for major refurbishment project..
10.21km from The National Museum of Computing
Woburn Abbey and Gardens is a beautiful garden which was comprises lake, a serpentine river, an American Garden, extensive planting, a bridge, and a Thornery. Woburn Abbey has a hornbeam maze, herbaceous borders, ponds, a woodland garden and a Chinese dairy overlooking a pool.
Parson's Close Recreation Ground
10.95km from The National Museum of Computing
The Park is home to the very popular Splash ‘n’ Play facility, the beach, the skate park, and also the bandstand. The Splash ‘n’ Play water park is currently closed for winter. the area surrounding the green became the focus for fine houses and grounds built by merchants and the gentry within easy distance of London, yet in a more salubrious setting than the urban environs. A number of Georgian houses have survived, some of them replacing earlier Tudor and Elizabethan buildings.
Go Ape Woburn (Treetop Challenge, Zip Lines, High Ropes)
11.12km from The National Museum of Computing
Go Ape! is an outdoor adventure company which runs tree top ropes courses under the names Tree Top Challenge, Tree Top Adventure and Zip Trekking, as well as ground-based Forest Segway Safaris.
Woburn Safari Park
11.13km from The National Museum of Computing
Woburn Safari Park is a drive-through wild animal park. Set in over 300 acres of beautiful Bedfordshire parkland, just off junction 13 of the M1, the park offers visitors a memorable day out on safari with some of the most endangered wild animals in the world. It was opened in 1970 by the 13th Duke of Bedford.
11.45km from The National Museum of Computing
Ascott House is a former hunting box that dates back to the 16th Century was donated to the National Trust in 1949 by Anthony de Rothschild, together with the Ascott Collection. It is set in a 3,200-acre estate. There are a few steep slopes in the gardens, however many of the paths are level and provide stunning views over the Aylesbury Vale. All visitors using the paths and grounds are asked to take care and wear the appropriate footwear.
Leighton Buzzard Railway
11.82km from The National Museum of Computing
The Leighton Buzzard Railway is one of England's longest and oldest narrow-gauge lines, with a worldwide collection of locomotives and rolling stock and so more. It also now houses one of the largest and most important collections of narrow-gauge stock in England. Both the collection and the railway itself are covered by our Accredited Museum designation, awarded by Arts Council England.
14.93km from The National Museum of Computing
Mentmore Towers is a 19th-century English country house built between 1852 and 1854 for the Rothschild family in the village of Mentmore in Buckinghamshire. Not abandoned and still in good condition, this Grade I listed building, and its entire estate has passed through so many owners over a two-century period, that it somehow feels detached from the real world.
Emberton Country Park
16.15km from The National Museum of Computing
Emberton Country Park is one of only two large parks in Milton Keynes which comprises play equipments, a lake, and public loos. A short walk from the main car park is a really good play area. The highlights include a pirate ship and a big green twisty slide. The green slide is quite quick so bear that in mind if you have younger children. It also Offers camping, fishing, walking, conservation area and picnicking.
Forest of Marston Vale
16.2km from The National Museum of Computing
a perfect day out for the family! It brings up to 30% tree cover, transforming the landscape and making it a thriving place to live, work and play. The Forest of Marston Vale is one of twelve of community forest projects in the United Kingdom. The total area covered is 61 square miles, but most of this land is in private ownership. There are incentives for landowners to plant trees, and the target for community forests, in general, is to reach 30% tree cover.
National Trust - Claydon
16.83km from The National Museum of Computing
The Claydon house is a listed Grade I on the National Heritage List for England, and its gardens are listed Grade II on the Register of Historic Parks and Gardens. It is almost entirely 18th century and was built on a grand scale by Ralph 2nd Earl Verney. Unfortunately, the building and decoration of Claydon ruined Verney, and after the contents of the house were sold in 1783 his niece, who succeeded him, dismantled two-thirds of Robinson’s original scheme, including a grand ballroom and the eq
Cowper and Newton Museum
17.39km from The National Museum of Computing
The Cowper and Newton Museum is a museum in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, in the Borough of Milton Keynes. This museum is housed in 'Orchard Side', the former home of 18th-century writer and poet William Cowper. The museum contains exhibits illustrating the life and times of the two men.
17.6km from The National Museum of Computing
Salcey Forest is an oasis of nature and history. This magnificent woodland has many miles of ancient wood banks, building remains and ancient trees. The 'druids', or veteran oaks, are rare and amazing wildlife habitats. The perfect location for a day out in the forest. It has got walking trails, cycle trails, a children's adventure play area, a horse riding trail, and an onsite café selling tasty homemade meals and cakes in a warm, friendly environment.
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Block H, Bletchley Park, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB, UK
The National Museum of Computing is home to the world's largest collection of working historic computers. This museum enables visitors to follow the development of computing from the ultra-secret pioneering efforts of the 1940s through the large systems and mainframes of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, and the rise of personal computing in the 1980s and beyond.