Bletchley - visit the home of the Codebreakers
Now part of Milton Keynes, Bletchley tells a fascinating story as the top secret home to the brains who cracked the Enigma code during World War Two. The work done here at Bletchley Park saved thousands of lives by thwarting plans and providing intelligence to commanders and those fighting on the ground. Marvel at the machines that helped break the ciphers and personal items from veterans including oral histories that give you real insights into life for the people who worked there, plus letters, diaries and original paperwork.
Make the most of Milton Keynes
One of the towns that pioneered the shopping mall, Milton Keynes is a shopper's paradise. centre:mk and intu Milton Keynes combine to make one of the largest shopping destinations in Europe. The Hub in the centre has a mix of high street and quirky shops, while the bars and restaurants are a magnet for the cooler, younger crowd.
Theatre-goers can watch some of the best West End and touring productions at the Milton Keynes Theatre, while Casino MK is the largest such venue outside London. For excitement, Xscape offers a body-flying tunnel, rock climbing walls and real snow slopes. Planning a trip to Bletchley? Try any of the Travelodge options from the Milton Keynes Shenley Church End Hotel, Milton Keynes at The Hub Hotel, Milton Keynes Central Hotel or our Milton Keynes Old Stratford Hotel.