Milton Keynes city life
Milton Keynes has something to offer for everyone and in terms of leisure activities, you will discover the city is framed by contrasts, from entertainment spots to natural parklands.
Major attractions in Milton Keynes include:
- The National Museum of Computing
- The Milton Keynes Museum
- The municipal public art gallery
- Church of the Holy Trinity
- Bletchley Park – famous spot, known as the place where Alan Turing broke the German Enigma codes during the Second World War
Milton Keynes has a vibrant music scene, with the National Bowl as the largest venue for concerts and other similar events. The Stables also provides a venue for jazz, blues, folk, rock and pop music. For classical music, check out the Milton Keynes City Orchestra or see a play at the Milton Keynes Theatre.
If you are into sports, Keynes city is home to professional teams in football, ice hockey and Formula 1, and to the National Badminton Centre, so you can watch many sports events.
Check out the Hub in the centre of Milton Keynes for a mix of shops and lively restaurants and bars and in the evening you can enjoy a great local nightlife, with a mix of pubs and clubs.
Make a trip to the surrounding areas and see the beautiful gardens at National Trust Stowe. Take advantage of Milton Keynes’ location and visit London, Birmingham and Oxford, all of them within more or less than an hour away by train.
International atmosphere in Milton Keynes
Apart from the international student population, Milton Keynes is home to several ethnic communities like: Irish, Asian (mostly Chinese, Indian and Pakistani) and Arab people.
As one of the fastest growing cities in UK, Milton Keynes attract new businesses and help existing companies grow. Many international entrepreneurs have also decided to relocate their businesses here.
Weather Milton Keynes
The weather in Milton Keynes is generally warm and temperate. The rainfall is significant, with precipitation even during the driest month, in July. Precipitation reaches its peak in December. The coolest month is January, with average high temperatures of around 7 C (45 F) and in August, the warmest month, temperatures record 22 C (72 F).