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Sports & Activities

National Badminton CentreWhether you want to watch some live sporting action or take part in some thrilling activities, Milton Keynes is the place to visit. You’ll discover a wide range of sporting activities to keep everyone occupied, from the action-seeking adventurer to the armchair sports fan.

Below are just some of the many sports and activities you can discover in Milton Keynes:

  • Home to MK Dons, you can watch League One football in the 30,000 all-seater capacity state-of-the-art stadium
  • Watch live ice hockey at Planet Ice home to EIHL team Milton Keynes Lightning
  • Milton Keynes is home to the Red Bull Racing Formula One team with the headquarters in Tilbrook, Milton Keynes
  • Greg Rutherford, who won gold in the Long Jump at the 2012 Olympics, is also from Milton Keynes and still lives in the area - he jumped an amazing 8.31 metres!
  • Milton Keynes is also home to the National Badminton Centre
  • The Xscape complex offers activities for all the family including indoor skiing and snowboarding, indoor body-flying, cinema, bowling, restaurants and retail stores. Opening 2018 - Gravity Trampolining Centre.
  • Like a bit of the 'high-life' check out Treetop Extreme high ropes adventure course at Willen Lake
  • How about trying the high-concept Laser Tag experience at Laser Planet - suitable for aged 6+
  • Why not head to 12th Street in the city centre to try out Lost World Golf - they offer two indoor themed adventure golf courses
  • Can you Escape in just 60 minutes - try the ultimate challenge now in Milton Keynes!
  • Fancy learning to ride a horse - head to the Ride High Equestrian Centre - just outside the city centre
  • Want to experience the thril of indoor karting? Then head to Formula Fast Karting offering a huge indoor track to practise your driving skills. And don't forget the legendary Silverstone circuit, just 15 minutes’ drive away.
  • You can try cable wakeboarding and waterskiing at Willen Lake
  • Also at Willen Lake you can try a range of watersports, adventure golf or you can cycle around the two lakes
  • Simply Race is the UK's premier motorsport simulator venue - to try out your driving skills
  • There are 10 golf courses within the city centre and surrounding areas, including Woburn Golf Club, ranked one of the top 100 courses in the UK
  • Si5 Spy Missions is a unique interactive spy-themed experience for kids and adults
  • Try out Vertigo VR and immerse yourself in the very latest virtual reality technology
  • If want to get on your bike and explore what Milton Keynes has to offer the city has loads to offer cyclists - click here for more information

There’s loads more to discover including skateboarding, horse-riding, sailing, BMX-ing and tobogganing. Whatever sport or activity you’re into – Milton Keynes is the destination you can find it!

To find out more about the sport and activities available within Milton Keynes call us on +44 (0)1908 688293 or email us at info@destinationmiltonkeynes.co.uk