Old Stratford is a small village just north of the River Ouse, it adjoins Stony Stratford which is one of the oldest districts of Milton Keynes, dating from well before the years of the industrial revolution There are plentiful shopping facilities along the High Street as well as a sports ground, library, two schools and a number of churches including the church of St. Mary and St. Giles. The nearby city of Milton Keynes now provides for most people's needs including a very good communication system of roads and rail. The mainline railway station provides fast, direct InterCity services to commute to London Euston and the North. Easy access to the main A5 road and M1 Motorway for Junctions 13 and 14, making both the M25 and M6 motorways respectively very accessible. Luton International Airport is approximately 25 miles away. The Central Milton Keynes shopping centre features one of the largest undercover shopping centres in the UK with extensive entertainment facilities including nightclubs, bars, restaurants and a new Theatre district. In the surrounding areas can be found a comprehensive range of fitness/health clubs, indoor and outdoor sports centres and quality golf courses plus the internationally renowned Stables venue at Wavendon. Further leisure facilities include the National Hockey Stadium, bowling alleys, an ice rink and several large multiplex cinemas, the largest indoor ski slope in the UK plus dedicated water sports and equestrian facilities, all within easy access.