This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Milton Keynes. To help you make friends with Milton Keynes before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Milton Keynes, located in the South East of England in the United Kingdom, is a relatively new, modern city (to English standards); while many buildings and public areas have modern architecture, there are however still a few buildings remaining with seventeenth-century architecture, but this is a rarity. Many restaurants, bars, pubs (public houses), and cafes can be found within the city center, ranging from international cuisine, to more traditional local dishes, such as shepherd’s pie or fish, chips, and mushy peas. There are also a number of museums, galleries, theatres, and a lively nightlife with entertainment to suit all tastes. There are also a lot of indoor activities, to keep you busy on those wet, rainy days. Activities include ice skating, indoor sky diving, skiing, swimming, and rock climbing.
A number of Milton Keynes hostel options can be found within the city center -- all provide the option of either a dorm or private room, with either a shared or private bathroom, with hot water. Most hostels in Milton Keynes provide secure lockers for your valuables, free Wi-Fi, social communal areas with fully equipped communal kitchen or a simple complimentary breakfast (usually consisting of toast and coffee). Most hostels in Milton Keynes also provide free city maps, and leaflets about local events and activities. Milton Keynes hostels are comparable with most other hostels in England and in Europe. If you're driving, it is worth checking at the time of booking whether your Milton Keynes hostel has free car parking facilities, as parking within the city center can be quite expensive.
Written by local enthusiast for Milton Keynes hostelsKelly Sheldrick