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

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

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