About Furzton Lake
Furzton Lake is one of the smaller but lakes nevertheless a popular destination to visit, especially when the sun is shining. The lake provides a 1.6 mile (2.4km) circular walk. Furzton Lake is looked after by The Parks Trust, an independent charity that cares for over 6,000 acres of parkland and green space in Milton Keynes.
Key features of Furzton Lake
There is a designated barbecue area near the 'star' car park, off the V4 Watling Street. Groups of 10 or more will need permission from firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers help The Parks Trust clear the islands of scrub and bramble, to provide a better habitat for ground nesting birds. The lake also has a large population of geese and other waterfowl.
Fishing is permitted in certain areas of the lake, although this is dependent on the time of year and other activities that are taking place. Email email@example.com for any fishing enquiries.
Look out for the Silhouetted Portals by Wendy Hitchings - wooden sculptures on the islands near Lynmouth Crescent, which have proved popular with local wildlife.
Food & Drink
There is a Premier Inn Hotel available to book 7 nights a week. The hotel uses the Hungry Horse as its eatery. Toilet facilities are available within the hotel.
Free car parking at the following locations:
V4 Watling St opposite the National Bowl
Lynmouth Crescent between Swimbridge Lane and Pinkworthy
There are no public toilets at this site, but the hotel has customer toilets during opening hours.
There are good clear paths around the lake with some steep gradients close to the V4 car park.
How to get there
Photos of Caldecotte Lake