The Parish of Shenley Church End is made up of 6 Different grid squares, each with their own diverse personality and attractions as a part of Milton Keynes.
Shenley Church End is the oldest part of the Parish, with 9 listed buildings in its area and a conservation area which covers the oldest part of the village. You can find a snapshot of its, and the areas history on the history page.
Oxley Park can be considered the newest and parts are still under development.
It includes the award winning Oxley Wood development which is an experimental area of sustainable housing utilising technology to make affordable housing that meets the zero-carbon requirements for Code for Sustainable Homes Level 6. Oxley Wood has an active online residents forum and the residents of Oxley Wood are proud to be part of an experimental eco-development.
Oxley Park also holds Oxley Mead, which is an ancient hay meadow which mainly holds rare grassland types. This has been maintained by traditional landscape management which has made it a Site of Special Scientific Interest. More details of this meadow can be found here.
Shenley Wood/Medbourne is a grid square in the centre of the Parish. It is bisected by the ancient Woodland of Shenley Wood which is approximately 60 acres maintained by The Parks Trust. To the Northwest of the Woodland is Medbourne which includes Medbourne Community Sports Pavilion. To The South East is Shenley Wood Which includes the Shenley Wood retirement village and Westbury Farm, a grade II listed building that is currently an Arts Centre.
Oakhill holds the second Woodland in the Parish, Oakhill Wood, at the West most point of the Parish. This is a notable walking spot with a good view of the surrounding countryside at its edges.
Places of Interest