Being active outdoors

Explore many of the counties areas of outstanding natural beauty and be active outdoors.

Below are links to information which will help you make the most of the amazing place we live.

Walking routes and public footpaths in the county.
Whether you’re walking for fun or fitness, walking the dog or pushing a pram, there are a variety of suitable routes across the county.
Walking routes in Buckinghamshire
Walking routes in Milton Keynes

Cycling routes for leisure and active travel in the county.
For cycle routes across the county and information on how to get the most out of cycling, follow the links below.
Cycling routes in Buckinghamshire
Cycling routes in Milton Keynes

Other places you can be active outdoors
There are also a number of organisations who care for outdoor spaces around the county and make them welcoming for anyone wanting to be active outdoors. Why not make a visit…

The National Trust
Experience, escape, enjoy. Take your pick from a range of activities in the landscapes cared for by The National Trust.

Wendover Woods
There is something for everyone at Wendover Woods and with 700 hectares of deciduous and pine woodland, young and old can be kept entertained.

Buckinghamshire’s country parks
Details of country parks, information on how to visit them and what to do whilst you’re there.

MK Parks Trust
Owning and caring for over 5,000 acres of river valleys, woodlands, lakesides, parks and landscaped areas alongside the main roads – about 25% of the new Milton Keynes city area. The Parks Trust website provides lots of information, including an events listing.

Free, weekly, 5km timed runs that take place around the world, Parkrun’s are open to everyone, free, and easy to take part in.  They encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience! The county is lucky to have four Parkrun locations that you can be part of each week.
Milton Keynes Parkrun 
Aylesbury Parkrun
High Wycombe Parkrun
Black Park Parkrun
Buckingham Parkrun