Bletchley's main sights:
|Lake Blue Lagoon
|Nearby Milton Keynes
BLetchley Park- Home to codebreaking,
During World War II, codebreakers at Bletchley Park
decrypted and interpreted messages from a large number
of Axis code and cipher systems, including the German
Enigma machine. The high-level intelligence produced
by Bletchley Park, codenamed Ultra, is frequently credited
with aiding the Allied war effort and shortening the
war, although Ultra's effect on the actual outcome of
WWII is debated.
Many including Alan Turing (computer guys will know
famous Turing Machine) worked here during wartime. Bletchley
Park is opposite the Bletchley train station.
You can also visit a local nature reserve called Blue
Lagoon. Its about 5 minutes walk from the train station.
Recently there has been new commercial activity near
Bletchley when new shops opened – ASDA, George,
Denbigh North is also home to the new Stadium:mk for
Milton Keynes Dons F.C.
The Lakes Estate council estate has one of the highest
teenage pregnancy rates in Europe: 59 in every 1,000
girls aged 15-17 have children.
Inside the Bletchley Park
park next to the Bletchley train station
How to get there
Frequent Silverlink Trains from London Eustom
(45 mins) or train / bus from Milton Keynes
(5 mins by train, 30 mins by bus)
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- Information on getting train ticket,
the train system