The Grand Union canal runs from London to Birmingham and passes through Linslade. Countryside walks can be taken along the towpath in both directions. Canal cruises can be booked or canal boats may be hired from local companies.
Two indoor swimming pools (one with variable base), 2 squash courts, an all weather sports pitch, tennis and netball courts, sports hall, roller skating, badminton, fitness training centre and a bar/café. Mentmore Road, Linslade. Tel: 01525 375765
Take a stroll through the woods, especially pretty in spring when the bluebells are flowering. Just off Stoke Road, at the edge of Linslade
Rushmere Park is a beautiful 210 acre country park at the northern edge of Leighton Buzzard adjoining Stockgrove Park with lakes, ancient woodlands, conifer plantations, meadows and heath.
Beautiful walks through this 40 acre park situated just outside the town at Heath and Reach. With a lake, woodland walks and picnic area. Facilities include - access for disabled, information centre, snack bar, car park and toilets.
Country walk on the edge of Leighton Buzzard in 34 acres of flood meadows with ancient pollard willows and rare black poplars. Access over a river bridge from Riverside Walk and from the Grand Union Canal towpath You can also walk along the River Ouzel from Bridge Street to Plantation Road.
This narrow gauge railway runs for nearly five kilometres from the station in Pages Park, Billington Road. The railway uses restored steam engines and is great fun for steam enthusiasts and children.
33 acres of walks, cycle path and lake. Mentmore Road, Linslade.
There are parks and childrens playgrounds throughout the Leighton Buzzard. The two largest are:
Pages Park on Billington Road with children's amusement area, pavilion, cricket pitch, 3 tennis courts, Basketball court, 3 Association football pitches and a Croquet Lawn.
Parsons Close Recreation Ground. in the town centre close to All Saints' Church with children's amusement area paddling pool, bandstand and flower gardens. There is a purpose built skate park for older children. During the summer there are free summer band concerts.