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Welcome to Willen Lake, Milton Keynes’ most popular park. With activities for all the family on and off the water, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in our beautiful setting.
Find out everything that is going on at Willen Lake including watersports courses and sessions, kids activities, Treetop Extreme sessions, Splash 'n' Play and upcoming events.
We offer a range of different activities for all ages and abilities. Whether you want to have fun and relax or learn a qualification, we've got something for you!
If you fancy something a little different, why not book a family Treetop Extreme session? Explore our activities section and find out about the land based activities we have to offer!
Boat hire is a great way to get out onto the lake, with a range of equipment available for those who have little or no previous experience on the water. Our friendly swan and dragon pedalos are great for the family, and boats like our single kayaks give the freedom for people to explore the lake from a different perspective.read more
Our Activity Weeks are aimed at children wanting to take their first steps into watersports and outdoor activities. We do a range of different sports and take up to 8 children aged 8 - 16years for the week!read more
Willen Lake is a great training and practice venue for open water swimming. This activity is only allowed at the lake during our dedicated sessions as detailed below.read more
Willen Lake’s sheltered waters are a great place to learn to control a kayak, canoe or paddleboard. Whether it's for the first time, or if you're looking to progress and develop your skills.read more
If you're looking to start or develop your powerboating skills, we offer training that follows the syllabus of the Royal Yachting Association, progressing from one level to the next.read more
We offer sailing tuition, either by tasters or qualifications for progressing skills from one level to the next. Different boats are used at different stages of the learning process to introduce higher levels of challenges and rewards in line with the candidate's improving skills.read more
If you’re a wakeboarder, waterskier, kneeboarder, wakeskater, kitesurfer or surfer, be sure to check out The Wakeboarding Centre at Willen Lake. We have one of the UK’s largest cable wakeboard and waterski centres where you can ride all year round without the limitations of fuel, boats, wind or surf. Never tried it? Book onto one of our ‘Discover’ sessions for your first go on the cable.read more
Willen Crusaders is a multi-activity club for children aged 8-16 who want to try out something new! We run every Saturday 9am - 11am and aim to do something different each week.read more
Willen Lake is a great place to learn windsurfing, with calm winds and suitable flat water to give you a good introduction to this exciting activity.read more
Willen Lake is managed by self-financing charity The Parks Trust, which cares for over 6,000 acres of parkland and green space across Milton Keynes. The Parks Trust also works with around 6,000 school children and adults and approximately 200 volunteers. It organises and enables over 500 events each year, making Milton Keynes a vibrant and colourful place for everyone to enjoy.