Woburn is situated about 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of the centre of Milton Keynes, and about 3 miles (4.8 km) south of junction 12/13 off the M1 Motorway.
Woburn is a residential village and tourist attraction. Aside from Woburn Abbey and Woburn Safari Park, tourists visit Woburn’s Georgian centre and the Woburn Heritage Centre local history museum.
Facilities for residents and visitors include an outdoor swimming pool open in the summer months, the Village Hall, St. Mary’s Church and Woburn Lower School. Woburn also has a monthly Farmers’ Market on the third Sunday of the month organised by the Village Traders. Woburn has also been chosen as the location for a brand new Center Parcs which opened in 2014.