Emberton Country Park is a taste of the country, just a short walk or ride from Olney. You can take several circular walks & rides from here to neighbouring villages. (O.S Landranger map for Northampton & Milton Keynes (sheet 152) covers the area.
Olney is a perfect base for the Three Shires Way. This bridleway has tranquil landscape and parts of ancient woodlands. Whether you want to walk, cycle or ride, the Three Shires Way takes you through some of the loveliest of Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire along its 49 miles.
Bikes are available to hire for all the family at the country park. Allows you to take the 'figure of eight' cycle path around Stewartby Lake. There is another path, around the outside of the 'Wetlands'.
Millenium Country Park has a Forest Centre & 600 acres with traffic free trails to cycle or walk. There's been massive tree planting to create a new forest for this Century; the trees are young but growing!