The city was carefully designed and built in the 1960's and 1970's. The town is about 80 kilometres north west of London, and around 200,000 people call it home. The city was built up to relieve the housing congestion in London. The location for Milton Keynes was chosen because it was equidistant from London, Birmingham Oxford and Cambridge, making it the perfect bedroom community for those cities. The design took into account aesthetics as well as the need for green parks and open spaces. Those who wish to stay at one of the great hotels in Milton Keynes can do so with ease by booking quickly and easily with HRS.com.
Milton Keynes is famous for its concrete cows, a popular piece of art in the city. There is much you can do in the city, from exploring the countryside to checking out some of the purpose built attractions. One place that is very popular is the giant Xscape dome, which houses the largest indoor ski hill in the UK. If you are travelling with your family, then you will definitely want to take them to the Gulliver's Land theme park and the nearby Eco Park. If you prefer something a bit more down tempo, Stony Stratford is nearby, and great place to stop in at a pub for a pint of beer and a snack, or go on a stroll along the river. The rural setting of this beautiful city makes Milton Keynes the place to be whether you are there for business or simply for pleasure. If you are thinking about staying at a hotel in Milton Keynes, then why not stay at the four star Hilton down Timbold Drive or at the Novotel Hotel in Milton Keynes situated down Saxon Street?
Milton Keynes is situated by junction 14 of the M1 motorway and is also well connected by rail to London and all the surrounding cities, making it easy to get to and is a great place from which to discover the rest of Buckinghamshire. The closest airports are hard to pick. The city is close to so many key airports, including London Heathrow, one of the best connected airports in the world. Within the city of Milton Keynes, you can get around by bus, but travelling by car or taxi is more suitable given the distances between the attractions. If you enjoy cycling, the city has an extensive network of cycle paths both inside and outside the city limits. The hotels in Milton Keynes couldn't offer better accommodation, such as the Horwood House Principal Hayley Conference Centre located at Little Horwood or the Comfort Inn North Milton Keynes Hotel situated at Buckingham Road – Deanshanger.