Car parking


Willen Lake is managed by The Parks Trust, the self-financing charity that cares for over 6,000 acres of parkland and green space. When you pay for car parking at Willen Lake, you’re helping to fund the development and maintenance of over 40 parks in Milton Keynes. Our car parks are operated by Smart Parking.

There are four main car parks at Willen Lake:

Willen Lake Car Parking Charges:

Pay using the RingGo app and receive 10% discount on parking.

Up to 1 hour £1.50
Up to 2 hours £2.50
Up to 3 hours £3.50
Up to 4 hours £4.50
Up to 5 hours £5.50
Up to 6 hours £6.50
Up to 7 hours £7.50
Up to 8 hours £8.50
Up to 24 hours £14
Up to 48 hours - £20 (Maximum stay 48 hours)

Annual parking permits can be purchased via RingGo. Discounted Blue Badge Holder Permits are available for those who are eligible for the discounted price of £80 per year.

All four car parks operate with a Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system, and you will need to pay on ARRIVAL. You can pay using the RingGo app or by card or cash using the machines on site. If you stay longer than your planned duration you can pay the additional fees before leaving the car park. Visitors are not required to display their ticket on their dashboard. For instructions and the Terms and Conditions of parking please view the signs which are located next to each pay station.

Please note, there is a 10-minute allowance for pick up and drop off. After 10 minutes, charges will apply to all vehicles entering the car park.

Find out how to get to Willen Lake if you're travelling by public transport.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • BBQs are not permitted

    BBQs and gas stoves are no longer permitted at Willen Lake. This decision was made due to the fire risks associated and to ensure the park is a safe and family friendly environment.