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A good, hot day

Went to Willen lake today with hubby? 2 teenage sons and 9 year old daughter. Parking was abit of a... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
sarah p
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Lovely park.

What a beautiful park. We were camping on the step and decided to do a park run here. There are... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Wendy H
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Willen Lake is Milton Keynes’ most popular park. Over one million visitors a year take part in watersports activities, go cycling, enjoy the playground, try the high ropes course or simply picnic along Willen’s shores. It’s a great place to...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes MK15 0DS, England
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Went to Willen lake today with hubby? 2 teenage sons and 9 year old daughter. Parking was abit of a nightmare but we finally got a space. We hired a katakanu which seated 6 people so there was something for us all to do.. it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sarah p
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Sarah, thank you for your 4 star review of Willen Lake. We are glad you all enjoyed your visit and were able to have some time out on our lake. Sorry to hear about it taking awhile to park, we do have two car...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful park. We were camping on the step and decided to do a park run here. There are some beautiful sites. There was lots to do. Free children's park with lots of choice of equipment. There is also a splash park not sure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy H
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Wendy, thank you for your 5 star review of Willen Lake. We are pleased you enjoyed your time at the Lake - it sounds like you managed to see a lot of it. We hope you are able to visit again sometime. Many thanks

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Used to visit Willen lake all the time when I was little. Went back Friday, first day out after a few years On arrival we fumbled to find the queue as It wasn't marked out and In the way of staff/customers. We stood in this...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi Jordann, sorry to hear about your visit to The Lakeside pub at Willen Lake. This isn't operated by Willen Lake but by Greene King, we would strongly recommend sharing your feedback with them here https://www.greeneking-pubs.co.uk/feedback-survey/

Reviewed 3 August 2018

If you support slave labor then go to Willen Lakes fun fair, Had a friend working 10 hours a day for 3 days, they got paid today guess how much? £30.00 per day!! that's £3 pound an hour.. you think thats fair in this weather,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi Jamie, we will speak with the Operator of the Fun Fair.

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Some restaurants nearby and a really good place to just have a leisurely walk. There was a fun fair of some sort going on in the grounds, shame that we went late on a Sunday evening. Will want to come back for the water activities,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ZAnwar15
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi, thank you for your 5 star review of Willen Lake. We hope you can come back and try some of our Watersport activities. Many thanks

Reviewed 26 July 2018

I love this place. It is becoming more and more popular so it could become a bit busy sometimes. But I still enjoy going there with my family. Plenty of activities to do. 5 stars from me

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Tameem B
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi Tameem B, thank you for your 5 star review of Willen Lake. We are pleased you enjoy visiting with your family and we hope to see you all again soon.

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

My sons love the Aqua Park concept They go to the one at Box End near Bedford quite frequently in the summer Last time we went to Box End though it was very crowded (a couple of Thursday evenings back) Hence we thought we’d try...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Hi MJH1, thanks for your review of Aqua Parc. Are you aware that the Aqua Parc isn’t owned or operated by Willen Lake? We will pass your feedback onto them. Many thanks

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Visited here for the first time. Very busy. It was a hot day and lots of activities around the lake. A busy pub, ice cream van, water park for the toddlers and for the grown ups wakeboarding. A nice gentle stroll of 3.5 miles and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jackie C
Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Jackie, thanks for your 5 star of Willen Lake. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your gentle stroll around the lake and hope you are able to visit again soon. Many thanks

Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Today (22/07/18) I visited with my mum and my son whose 31/2. I’d booked a time slot online, and was able to check in with complete ease. The online booking service was quite easy to use. The lady at the ticket office was really helpful...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Hi Gemstar87, thank you for your 5 star review of Splash 'n' Play. We are so pleased you and your son enjoyed your visit and hope you are able to visit again soon.

Reviewed 16 July 2018

I hired the splash park for my son's 5th birthday. The kids and grown ups all loved it! The hire fee included an hour of exclusive use in the splash park and an ice cream for each of the children. I put up a gazebo...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Chantal J, Manager at Willen Lake, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Hi Catherine, thank you for your 5 star review of Willen Lake and Splash 'n' Play. We are thrilled that your son and his friends enjoyed his Splash 'n' Play party and it sounds like you were able to make the most of the facilities...More

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Michael P
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Response from wk747 | Reviewed this property |
Hello It is only accessible by bus or car. Unfortunately train station is 7 min drive away. You don’t have to pay any amount to enter. Only parking if using a car. Excellent area for families.
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21 August 2018|
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Response from ChantalJ315 | Property representative |
Hi Joanne, at Willen you can hire single kayaks, single kayaks with cockpit and double kayak. All the prices and information can be found on on the Willen Lake website (sorry I am not allowed to post links). Prices start... More
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