Milton Keynes

Welcome to Milton Keynes

What’s it like to live Milton Keynes? Read our Milton Keynes Area Guide to find out more.

Milton Keynes is the largest town in Buckinghamshire, and it was created as a new town to relieve the pressure on London.

It famously followed similar concepts to American town planning, particularly by how it was set out in grids. Small businesses thrive, and estate agents in Milton Keynes note that it is a good area for start-ups, which are helped by easy access to London and Birmingham.

Among families, Milton Keynes is one of the happiest places to live and work in the UK—no small feat considering the sheer volume of towns and cities in England alone.

Milton Keynes is surrounded by some brilliant places to live, most notably Bletchley to the south, Woburn to the south-east and the market town of Buckingham to the west.

There are some fantastic places to eat in and around Milton Keynes, here are just a few.

  • Olive Tree Turkish Mediterranean Restaurant and Bar – A highly rated and reviewed Turkish restaurant
  • Alpha at Oscars – Modern cuisine in a funky setting
  • Legend One Sushi & Chinese Restaurant – Explore all of the different Asian dishes they have to offer
  • Rose of India – A modern Indian restaurant that is highly rated by the locals


Just 50 miles north-west of London, Milton Keynes is a big-city commuter hotspot. For those venturing into London for work or play, there are regular 35-minute services into London Euston by train.

For more information about the Milton Keynes property market and house prices in your area, be sure to get in touch with us or for the ‘Visit Milton Keynes Area Guide’ tourism website click here.


Milton Keynes is the largest town in Buckinghamshire, England, about 50 miles north-west of London. At the 2011 Census, its population was almost 230,000.

Things to do

There are some great things to do in Milton Keynes, but the top attractions as rated on TripAdvisor are:
  • Snow Zone
  • Big Rock Hub
  • Bletchley Park
  • Gulliver’s Land
Find more information about things to do in Milton Keynes here.

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