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Furtho Manor Farm


Xscape


The Xscape building  is packed with unique and fun activities as well as places to eat, shop or relax.  

* Snozone - where you an learn to ski and snowboard
* Ifly - for indoor skydiving experience
* Hollywood Bowl - with 18 lanes of bowling
* Cineworld 
* Casino

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Milton Keynes Shopping


Milton Keynes has two large shopping centre which attach to each other the Centre MK and Intu .  The complex is the 14th largest shopping centre in the UK, with the size of 120,773 sq metre, with thousands of brands all under one roof.

The are a number of multistorey car parks around it.  

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Gulliver's Land


Gulliver's Land is a theme park designed for children aged from 2 to 13, enjoy more than 70 rides.

To find out more go to www.gulliverslandresort.co.uk

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Bicester Village


Bicester Village is home to more than 160 boutiques of leading brands, each offering savings of up to 60% on the recommended retail price all year round. On your visit you'll find everything from chic restaurants to creative pop-ups and art exhibitions –plus a range of VIP services for an effortless shopping experience.

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Milton Keynes Dons Football Club


MK Dons, formed in 2004 from the ashes of Wimbledon FC, began playing their football at the National Hockey Stadium. They moved to Stadium MK in 2007.

The team competes in League One.

Next to the Stadium at MK1 there are a number of resturants, shops and a cinema.

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Milton Keynes Theatre


Situated in Cental Milton Keynes near the shopping centre, the theatre has on the best West End and touring productions from across the UK.

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Bletchley Park


Bletchley Park, Home of the WW2 Codebreakers, was once Britain's best kept secret and is now a vibrant heritage attraction open daily to visitors to learn how the Codebreakers' breath-taking achievements helped shorten WW2 by up to two years.

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Silverstone Racing Circuit - Nr Towcester


At the home of the FORMULA1(tm) Foster's British Grand Prix, Silverstone is recognised as the Home of British Motor Racing. Silverstone stages some of the largest international and domestic motorsport series in the world, including rounds of the British Touring Car Championship, the British Superbike Championship and World Superbikes. Silverstone offers a variety of event and corporate facilities, including driving experiences, track days, hospitality opportunities, and the Silverstone Motorsport Academy - the UK's leading race tuition and driver coaching centre. Silverstone also offer a range of driving experience gifts.


Northampton Town Football Club


Northampton Town Football Club is a football team in Northampton, England. The club was formed in 1897 by a group of teachers and is nicknamed The Cobblers. Their first game was against Earls Barton United (EBU) on 18th September 1897. The final score Cobblers 4 - EBU 1. They are currently in Football League Two, and play their trade at the Sixfields Stadium since moving from the County Ground in October 1994. They usually play in Claret and White, and the Cobblers' main rivals are Peterborough United.


Woburn Safari Park - Woburn Park


At Woburn Safari Park visitors drive their cars through the animal enclosures which gives them the opportunity to view the animals at close quarters and come face to face with the Rhino, Eland, Scimitar Horned Oryx (Antelope), Giraffe, Ankole, Zebra, Elephant, Camel, Bison, Ostrich, Bongo (Antelope), Lion, Tiger, Wolves and Black Bear. There are five adventure playgrounds for children with opportunities for hands on experiences. Animal talks and demonstrations take place throughout the day. Woburn Safari Park is approximately one hours drive from London, Oxford, Cambridge, Stratford, Birmingham and Leicester. Take exit 13 off the M1 motorway, or leave the A5 at Hockliffe for the A4012.


National Trust Properties


There are a number of National Trust properties within a easy drive from Furtho.  The main ones being Stowe, Waddesdon and Canons Ashby.

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Waddesdon Manor


Waddesdon Manor was built between 1874 and 1889 in the style of a 16th-century French chateau for Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild to entertain his guests and display his vast collection of art treasures. It houses an extraordinary assemblage of French 18th-century decorative arts to rank in importance with the Metropolitan Museum, New York and the Louvre in Paris. Outstanding paintings include portraits by Gainsborough and Reynolds and works by Dutch and Flemish masters of the 17th-century. Waddesdon has one of the finest Victorian gardens in Britain and is renowned for its seasonal displays. A Rococo-style aviary houses a splendid collection of exotic birds and vintage Rothschild wines are found in the wine cellars. This property is owned by The National Trust.


Planet Ice Milton Keynes


Planet ice is the ice skating rink in Milton Keynes where you can skate, have lessons and go to watch ice hockey being played.

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The Stables


Wavendon Allmusic Plan Ltd (WAP) is a registered charity, founded in 1969 by the world-renowned jazz musicians Sir John Dankworth and Dame Cleo Laine. It has a vision to engage the widest range of people with music in all its diversity.

Sir John and Dame Cleo began the realisation of that vision with the development of The Stables Theatre in converted outbuildings at their home, presenting concerts and education activities. The first performance took place on 6 February 1970.

In October 2000, the new Stables Theatre opened its doors, with a second phase of development opening in 2007. It is now home to The Jim Marshall Auditorium with 438 capacity (398 seated and 40 standing) and the smaller Stage 2 (80 seated and 20 standing or 100 standing) and presents around 350 concerts and 250 education sessions each year.

The intimate Jim Marshall Auditorium has proved to be a favourite venue for many of the world's finest musicians from the world of pop, rock, jazz, classical and roots music. Recent concert highlights include Joan Armatrading, Courtney Pine, Nigel Kennedy, Beth Neilsen Chapman, Paul Carrack, Nils Lofgren, Eric Bibb, Steve Hackett, Antonio Forcione, Evelyn Glennie, Walter Trout, Thea Gilmore and Marc Almond to name but a few.

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Food glorious food


Milton Keynes has a huge number of places to go and eat from all the main chains to some lovely independant resturants.  Well we all need to eat so here are a few pages worth having a read if you want to explore.

Restaurants close to Furtho

 Sophie etc Food Guide

The Hub MK

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