09th Oct 2023

Willen Lake’s free Hallowe’en Trail returns for October Half Term

Back for another year, Willen Lake’s spooktastic Hallowe’en trail promises free family fun this half term. Children will need to keep an eye out for pumpkins, ghosts, spiders, bats and witches’ hats, each with a question to answer, and complete an answer sheet to earn a treat! There’s no tricks as the trail has been designed for primary school aged children and follows a buggy-friendly route that’s less than a kilometre. Simply visit the Watersports Centre between 10am – 4pm to pick up a free answer sheet. The Hallowe’en Trail will be available from Saturday 21st October – Tuesday 31stOctober. For older children and fearless families, the high ropes course at Treetop Extreme will be open every day throughout half-term. The adventure starts at the climbing wall, followed by a series of obstacles at various height levels, before culminating in a thrilling 13-metre freefall: the Treetop Drop. Take on an..

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25th Aug 2023

Funstation Champions Children’s Charity Rays of Sunshine While Going Green

In a heartwarming move, Funstation teams up with Rays of Sunshine, pledging support through donations and promoting sustainability via Eco Plush toys. Funstation, the UK's premier family leisure destination, has made a generous contribution of £5,000 to Rays of Sunshine, a charity committed to bringing joy to children facing severe illnesses. This collaboration emphasises not only a shared mission to enrich children's lives but also to make a positive environmental impact. The support from Funstation doesn't end with a donation. The company is excited to announce a special VIP Day on 29th August at Xscape, Milton Keynes, dedicated to Daisy-May and her family, who previously benefited from Rays of Sunshine's heartwarming initiatives. The day aims to gift Daisy-May with a memorable VIP experience, shedding light on the remarkable efforts by Rays of Sunshine. In a move showcasing environmental responsibility, Funstation introduces the Eco Plush toys in its claw machines, a..

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21st Aug 2023

Frosty festivities at Willen Lake: experience the magic of Willen On Ice!

Embark on a wintery wonderland adventure at Milton Keynes' premier park, as Willen On Ice rolls out its icy expanse from 17th November 2023 to 9th January 2024. Milton Keynes is in for a frosty treat as Willen On Ice is set to provide the ultimate festive escape this winter. This purpose-built rink offers the perfect icy rendezvous for families and friends, ensuring a season filled with delightful memories. The scenic charm of skating adjacent to the lake, enveloped by the twinkling ambience of a festively adorned marquee, awaits visitors. Robert Cook, Director at Ice Leisure Group, shares the enthusiasm, stating, "Skating amidst such picturesque surroundings will indeed be a mesmerising experience." Echoing similar sentiments, Robert Wood, General Manager at Willen Lake, mentioned, "Willen On Ice is our fresh festive offering. It's an enchanting addition to the repertoire of experiences at Willen Lake." Sprawling over 400m sq of genuine ice,..

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