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Buckinghamshire - Milton Keynes


Milton Keynes, sometimes abbreviated MK, is a large town in Buckinghamshire, about 45 mi (72 km) north-west of London. It is the administrative centre of the Borough of Milton Keynes. It was formally designated as a new town on 23 January 1967, with the design brief to become a 'city' in scale.
At designation, its 89 km2 (34 sq mi) area incorporated the existing towns of Bletchley, Wolverton and Stony Stratford along with another fifteen villages and farmland in between. It took its name from the existing village of Milton Keynes, a few miles east of the planned centre.
At the 2011 census the population of the Milton Keynes urban area, including the adjacent Newport Pagnell, was 229,941, and that of the wider borough, which has been a unitary authority independent of Buckinghamshire County Council since 1997, was 248,800, (compared with a population of around 53,000 for the same area in 1961), with almost all the 41,000 population increase since 2001 arising in the urban area. In the 1960s, the British government decided that a further generation of new towns in the south-east of England was needed to relieve housing congestion in London.
Since the 1950s, overspill housing for several London boroughs had been constructed in Bletchley. Further studies in the 1960s identified north Buckinghamshire as a possible site for a large new town, a new city, encompassing the existing towns of Bletchley, Stony Stratford andWolverton. The New Town (informally, "New City") was to be the biggest yet, with a target population of 250,000, in a 'designated area' of 21,850 acres (34.1 sq mi; 88.4 km2). The name "Milton Keynes" was taken from the existing village of Milton Keynes on the site.

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City Stay Apartments

Tel: 01908 664 516

Serviced Apartments in Milton Keynes. City Stay Apartments provide executive serviced apartments in Vizion, The Hub and Theatre District and are the perfect short stay accommodation in Milton Keynes for the corporate or leisure traveller. Our furnished apart-hotels provide corporate housing, which are ideal for business relocations and offered in prime locations across Milton Keynes.Our serviced apartments are the perfect alternative to hotels, as they can offer far more quality and space. If youíre simply seeking a place to stay or a leisurely break, then look no further than our bespoke luxury serviced apartments, which can offer on a short term let from as little as one night to a number of months. Our corporate rentals are a real home from home stay!

Think of us as your short stay place to stay, at a low cost and an alternative to hotels.

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Shortstay MK

Just one of our properties

Tel: 01908 540636 / 07771 519370

Whatever the purpose of your trip to Milton Keynes, ShortStayMK can provide you with welcoming and comfortable accommodation in Milton Keynes for the duration of your visit. Why stay in a hotel when you could enjoy all of the home comforts offered by a self-catering serviced apartment, where you will be free to socialise, relax and really make yourself at home. If you travel regularly for business, we donít need to remind you how costly staying in a hotel is, but we think you will be pleasantly surprised when you realise just how affordable one of our apartments can be. 

We have designed our accommodation in Central Milton Keynes to offer everything that you need during your stay, including WiFi, Sky TV and a variety of other little extras to make your visit more comfortable. Furnished with stylish and comfortable sofas and beds, and offered with a weekly maid service and linen change as standard, our apartments offer all of the benefits of being at home Ė right in the heart of Central Milton Keynes. 

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The Old Dairy Farm

Tel: 01908 274206

A very warm welcome to the website of The Old Dairy Farm Camping and Caravanning Site.

Based in Milton Keynes, we have been welcoming guests since 2002.

Picturesque farm site with easy access. Situated in 26 acres of open grassland banked by the River Ouzel (fishing possible all seasons). Close proximity to the Grand Union Canal towpath, Bletchley Park, Woburn Abbey and Safari Park and village walks. We are also less than five miles from Milton Keynes City Centre where there is the famous shopping centre, skiing at the Snowdome (Xscape), theatre, cinemas, ice skating, bowling etc.

10 Tourers/Motorhomes All on Hard standing with Hookups, Tents - unlimited Camping, Toilets, Showers, Chemical Disposal Point, Dish-washing, Disabled Facilities, Dogs Allowed, Fishing on Grand Union Canal.


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