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Cosgrove & Wolverton

Cosgrove is an historic village with an attractive church lying to the north of the Grand Union Canal. A charming stone bridge stands over the canal in the village centre and anglers cast their lines a short distance south. Cosgrove Park Caravan Site is situated just south of the canal.

General information

Address: Lock Lane, Cosgrove, Milton Keynes, MK19 7JR or Old Wolverton Road, Wolverton, Milton Keynes, MK12 5NL

Visit time: 1hr - 2hrs

Price: Once you're there, it won't cost you a thing

Parking: The is a small free car park at Cosgrove and the Parks Trust have a small parking area at Wolverton, as does the pub

Toilets: For customers of the local pub/café

Free visitor guide

Great for

Walk south and you'll come across the stunning Iron Trunk Aqueduct - a must for a photo opportunity. Walk a bit further to get to Wolverton, where you can reward yourself with a drink at the Galleon before visiting Woverton Medieval Village.

Nearby

This is where you'll find the Iron Trunk Aqeduct and the awesome site where the canal crosses the River Great Ouse. A stone's through away you'll find the route of the old lock flight which will take you onto Wolverton Medieval Village - well worth an explore

Spot a boat

You're bound to see some narrowboats

Refreshments

Boat trips

Picnic spot

There are picnic benches by the Iron Trunk Aqueduct at the river level

Trails

Wildlife

You may see:

  • Swans
  • Ducks

As well as aquatic wildlife, you'll also find rare breed cattle here