Milton Keynes, Buckinghampshire
Milton Keynes is a town located in the county of Buckinghampshire, in England. It lies about forty five miles ( seventy two kilometres) North West of London, and was originally designed to beome a city back in the nineteen sixties. The town has a large theatre which can hold about fourteen hundred people seated, with a novel ceiling that can be lowered to close off the third tier for smaller shows to add to the atmosphere. The art gallery in Milton Keynes prsents free exhibitions of International art.
There are two museums in the town, one at Bletchley Park which houses the National Museum of Computing and the Museum of Wartime Cryptography. The Milton Keynes Museum which is home to the Stacey Hill Collection of rural life. The museum tells the history of the area dating back to the eighteen hundreds. There is also a connected earth collection of old working switchboards and telephones.
The headquarters of the Open University is based in the Walton Hall area, but due to it being a distance learning Institution, the only resident students are two hundred post graduates. Mliton Keynes has two commercial radio stations, MKFM which began in June twenty eleven, and Heart Home Counties which Nothamptonshire, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The local BBC station is BBC Three Counties Radio covering the local counties of Hertfordsire, Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire.
The Milton Keynes Redway System is a cycleways/paths for pedestrians and cyclists that is one hundred and seventy miles (two hundred and seventy kilometrers) in total, and is mostly covered by red tarmac.