Pioneering computer scientist Alan Turning said, 'We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be doneâ€.
During WWII he lived in the town of Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, where he worked for the Government Code and Cypher School. Milton Keynes is in a great position in England, as it is an equal distance away from London, Oxford, Cambridge and Birmingham. Hotels in Milton Keynes vary from the well-known chain budget hotels, to those on the pricier end.Â
Economical Stays in Milton Keynes
There are many cheap hotels to choose from in Milton Keynes, including The Jurys Inn. This is great for those on a budget, and they also have a restaurant, bar and cafe on-site. Another one of the great cheap hotels is Premier Inn, which is right next to the large shopping centre, and only a short walk away from the train station. Another one of the well known chains is the Holiday Inn which is in central Milton Keynes, and is within walking distance of most of the visitor attractions. It also has a health club with heated indoor pool and gym, which guests can make the most of during their stay. The Ramada Encore Hotel is near Bletchley Park and not too far from London and Heathrow airport. They offer a buffet breakfast, and stylish, comfortable rooms. The lounge on the premise is a great place to grab some food and drinks.Â
A Spot of Luxury
Milton Keynes Hotels offer options to suit every budget. Some Milton Keynes Hotels which cater to those looking for more luxury include, The De Vere Venues, Chicheley Hall which is set in eighty acres of grounds. The exterior architecture alone is stunning, and the bedrooms are similarly furnished beautifully. Views from the rooms look out over the impressive gardens, and it's easy to see why this is one of the top higher-end hotels in Milton Keynes. Another hotel set in a beautiful building is Horwood House, and this is located just eleven miles out from Milton Keynes. It combines elegance and comfort with modern facilities and contemporary design in the 185 bedrooms, which come complete with high speed internet.
Points of Interest
The number one thing to do in Milton Keynes is to pay a visit to Bletchley Park. This is a very typically English stately home, and also houses a WWII code-breaking museum, which attracts many visitors looking to explore the history behind computers and cryptography. There are many cultural pursuits available to visitors too, including seeing a show at the theatre. The theatre offers a range of productions from comedic musicals to high quality dramas. There are also many shopping options available for tourists, with TheCentre:MK which has 240 shops and restaurants, and the newer MK1 Shopping and Leisure Park. For fans of live music Milton Keynes is a great place to explore, as it has many live gigs taking place every night of the week, and is fast becoming the entertainment capital of the UK.