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The best of Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes is relatively fresh on the block – last year marked 50 years since it was designated a "new city" and, just now, the best things to do in Milton Keynes are gaining notoriety. Technically of course, Milton Keynes is a town, and it’s one of the fastest growing ones in Britain. Built in the 1960s to ease London’s housing congestion, it is perfectly equidistant from London, Birmingham, Leicester, Oxford and Cambridge. It was estimated in 2013 to accommodate roughly 255,700 residents. So what’s the 411 on sometime-mocked Milton Keynes? Apart from the famous concrete cows, and arguably excessive use of roundabouts, this town has plenty to offer. Here’s our round up of the best things to do in Milton Keynes. Done something on this list and loved it? Share it with the hashtag #TimeOutDoList and tag @TimeOutEverywhere. Find out more about how Time Out selects the very best things to do all over the world.