Church End Cottage is ideally situated close to both Milton Keynes and Northampton as well as the charming market towns of Olney and Newport Pagnell. Train links to London are 10-15 minute drive away as are both junction 14 and junction 15 of the M1. Hanslope Park is also close by.

They are a wealth of attractions and facilities in the local area to enjoy:

Milton Keynes Shopping & Theatre District


One of Europe’s largest shopping arcades with over 3 miles of shop fronts, featuring over 230 shops. For all the latest details of what is on at the Theatre, cinema, Xscape, snozone indoor skiing and indoor climbing visit the MK WEB website.

Visit Milton Keynes Shopping website
Visit Milton Keynes Theatre District website

Silverstone Race


Home of the British Grand Prix, Silverstone is open for race days and hosts various racing events throughout the year and is also available for corporate days out. Check out their website for details.

Visit Silverstone Race Circuit website

Woburn Abbey and Safari Park


Woburn Safari Park is a drive-through wild animal park, set in over 300 acres of beautiful Bedfordshire parkland. You can also discover the treasures of the beautiful Woburn Abbey which is home to historic parklands and stunning gardens.

Visit Woburn Abbey and Safari Park website

Bletchley Park


Once Britain’s best-kept secret, today Bletchley Park is a unique heritage site and vibrant tourist attraction. Visitors can explore, experience and enjoy the top-secret world of iconic WW2 code breaking set within its atmospheric Victorian estate. Discover the secret world of Alan Turing and his team famously brought to life in the hit film The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley.

Visit Bletchley Park website

Stadium MK


This international 32,000 seater stadium is home to the MK Dons as well as European and International rugby fixtures. It is home to numerous events, concerts and exhibitions as well as MK1 Shopping and Leisure Park.

Visit Stadium MK website

Rugby at Northampton Saints


Franklin’s Gardens, home of the Northampton Saints Premiership rugby team is 20 minutes away, as is Sixfields stadium the home ground of Northampton Town football club.

Visit Northampton Saints website

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