Milton Keynes is known for roundabouts and concrete cows but what you might not know is that it's a mini haven around 50 miles from London which boasts beautiful countryside as well as all of the shops, bars and restaurants you'll need. With so much to see and do on your Milton Keynes birthday party you'll be spoilt for there are many places in the city which come to life after dark. Plus it's central location and great travel links make it easy for friends from all over the country to attend.
Birthday activities in MK can be pretty diverse. This unique city will excite thrill seekers with it's indoor skydiving and ski slopes but will also excite those who love to shop. Spend a day in Central Milton Keynes and you'll find all of your favourite department stores as well as dining in your favourite chain restaurants. Head over to the outskirts of Milton Keynes to discover the little green villages and quaint pubs after a walk along the Grand Union canal.
Central Milton Keynes is laid out in a grid system which makes it simple to navigate around the city.
Growing up as a child, many of us wished to become a pop star or at least be on stage for our 15 minutes of fame. Even if you're an adult, if you still love to be an exhibitionist and show off your skills, the Birthday Singing Sensations and the Pop Stars in Milton Keynes are the ultimate packages to fulfil that nostalgic birthday wish.
Gather your friends and record a pop song with the Singing Sensations activity and take home your very own CD. If you want to go that one step further, go for the Pop Stars activity and you'll be able to take away your unique music video. Don't forget us when you're famous!
Sit back and relax with your friends in the many restaurants and bars in Central Milton Keynes with the Party Night Premium. Enjoy your birthday night out at some of the trendiest bars and devour a delicious meal with all of the nightlife in three districts - the Hub, Xcape and the Theatre District.
The Theatre District is a popular place for, you've guessed it, watching popular touring West End musicals as well as socialising in popular pubs like the Slug & Lettuce.
Visit the Xscape for some tapas, great for sharing with large groups at La Tasca or boogie on down to the Hub where you'll find an array of bars which will give you a warm welcome as you relax and dance into the early hours.
If you've booked the Singing Sensations or the Pop Stars packages then you'll be lucky enough to take advantage of the central and comfortable hotels, which will round off your birthday celebration and certainly make it one to remember.
There are many other hotels in Milton Keynes which offer a wide range of facilities and will have something for everyone. Choose from country retreats outside the city centre or stay in the heart of the fun in the Hub. There are even hotels near lakes which offer beautiful views of the water.
If you're looking for accommodation on the budget then there are many options in MK which allows you to splash the cash on more activities or even to spend in the large shopping centre.
By Kathryn Hasler (Freedom's Digital Marketing Executive) - "I lived in MK for a few years and always visit to see friends and family."