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Very good day out with the grandchildren

We visited Willen Lakeside Park with our daughter and her family including our 5 year old... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
92BruceC
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Stafford, United Kingdom
Great tree ropes course

My two teenage children did the high ropes course and really enjoyed it. We just turned up and... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
dczhw
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Bermuda
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  • Average12%
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Willen Lake is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. Over one million visitors a year take part in watersports activities, go cycling, enjoy the playground, try the high ropes course or simply picnic along Willen’s shores. It’s a great place to...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes MK15 0DS, England
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+44 1908 246599
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 August 2011

We went there with the whole family (3 generations). It's a lovely setting and you can walk miles if you want to. Watch out for duck pooh round the lake - my grandchildren seemed to always manage to step in it! There are plenty of...More

4  Thank Somuchtosee01
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 September 2012

My family and I used to like going to Willen Lake if we had nothing planned for the weekend but have stopped since they introduced parking charges. It's not like the car park is worth the money - the spaces are too narrow and if...More

16  Thank Sue W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took out 7 year old granddaughter to the treetop extreme experience - we were well looked after, safety was paramount, equipment well maintained, instructors helpful (if a little cheeky to us old'uns) We had a brilliant time.

Thank Jo N
ChantalJ315, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jo, thank you for your 5 star review of Treetop Extreme. We are so pleased your granddaughter enjoyed her session. We will make sure your feedback is passed onto the team. We hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Willen Lakeside Park with our daughter and her family including our 5 year old gandaughter and 2 year old grandson. The park would appear to have activities for a wide range of ages an interests. Being with the grandchildren, we spent our time...More

Thank 92BruceC
ChantalJ315, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of Willen Lake. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit with your grandchildren and that they enjoyed using the play park, fairground and Splash 'n' Play. We look forward to welcoming you all again soon.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful lake where you can either relax or go hard. There is so much to do for all ages. Would recommend.

1  Thank Deaquon
ChantalJ315, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review of Willen Lake, we are so pleased you enjoy visiting. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 19 September 2018

I hope I am helping you make better choices for your dream trip, to this lake, in Willen. I mean, it does what it says on the tin; It's a lake, in Willen. There's water and something for it to all stay in. There are...More

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ChantalJ315, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2018

Thank you for your review of Willen Lake. To clarify on your point regarding dog waste, we accept dog waste in all of our bins at Willen Lake and we have 50 of these available around the Lake. Sorry this wasn't clearly when you visited...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

It’s great place close to Milton Keynes Centre. Various activities you can do such as boating , tree top adventure and few other water related. We loved few hours we spent here. Parking is paid but not too expensive. We will definitely come back on...More

1  Thank Maninder S
ChantalJ315, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Hi Maninder, thanks for your 5 star review of Willen Lake, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 6 September 2018

There is loads here to do, very impressed a very affordable splash park for young children and my older boys did the inflatable course on the lake. There was a fairground when we visited which was alot of fun. A very good facility.

Thank janeI8839JW
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2018

Hi Janel, thank you for your 5 star review of Willen Lake. We are pleased yo enjoyed your visit and your children enjoyed the Aqua Parc. We hope you are able to visit again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Fab park with so much to do and lovely walk round! We hired pedelos we paid for the basic one at £18 for 60 mins but if u want a themed one like a dragon or car or flamingo prepare to pay £25 for the...More

Thank sarah H
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hi Sarah, thank you for your 5 star review of Willen Lake. We are pleased you and your daughter had a good day at the lake and enjoyed the pedelos and Splash 'n' Play. We have been working on the bee situation and have had...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We went to do the ski boarding at the wave and followed the post code given Beware it’s the wrong car park if you can’t walkthrough over 1/2 mile to the attraction After paying 2.50 in pay and display We then find we need to...More

Thank steve b
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Steve, sorry to hear you had problems parking for the Wakeboarding Centre and went to the wrong car parks. On the Willen Lake website we clearly have information about our two car parks onsite - North and South Bay. It would be interesting to...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018

My two teenage children did the high ropes course and really enjoyed it. We just turned up and there was space - and the staff were really lovely and really helpful. Definitely to be recommended.

Thank dczhw
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for your review of Treetop Extreme, we are pleased your children enjoyed the course. We hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Willen Lake is lovely, with wide open spaces and plenty of opportunities to walk, ride a bike, play in the Splash park or simply enjoy an ice cream or pint. Willen provides everything to ensure a relaxed day out or even just an hour or...More

Thank Colin P
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your 4 star review of Willen Lake. We are glad to hear you enjoy visiting and thank you for highlighting some of the wide range of activities we have available at and on the Lake. We hope you are able to visit...More

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Hi Joanne, at Willen you can hire single kayaks, single kayaks with cockpit and double kayak. All the prices and information can be found on on the Willen Lake website (sorry I am not allowed to post links). Prices start... More
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Yes! I almost did this, but wasn’t sure how my son would get on.
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