Environmental conservation, education and access

Help us conserve, enhance and protect the distinctive landscape, wildlife and history of
The Greensand Ridge and wider area.

  • Greensand Trust
  • Rushmere Country Park
  • Working Woodlands Centre

About Rushmere Country Park

Rushmere Country Park is a great place to discover nature and enjoy outdoor leisure pursuits. **October opening hours 8.30am - 7.30pm daily until 27 October**



Support us

Dormouse Appeal

The Doormouse is an endangered species yet we've been successful in helping this lovely creature to thrive in Maulden Wood - but we need your help to ensure we can continue this work and make a real difference.



Target amount: £500.00

Amount raised: £20.40

King's Wood Appeal

Help us preserve ancient King's Wood! Our aim is to ensure the whole of King's Wood is carefully managed and protected for the benefit of wildlife and heritage as an exceptional open space for current and future generations to enjoy. We need your donations to secure, protect and manage this nationally important woodland and its wildlife. Thank you!


Author: Carolyn Londer-Ward

Target amount: £50,000.00

Amount raised: £5,332.50


Greensand Ridge map

Our area is full of great places to visit and things to do and see. Whether you would like to try mountain biking or just want to walk the dog you'll find it all here.



What's on

  • Magical Autumn lantern walk

    Experience the magic of the autumn woodland and learn about its night time creatures through wonderful stories told by Jane Lambourne, local professional storyteller. Decorate a beautiful natural lantern and use it to meander through Maulden Wood at dusk and light up a whole new world before returning for refreshments. Read more

  • Feed the Birds 2019

    A whole day of family-friendly fun at the end of the Half Term holidays. Come and learn more about our feathered friends and how we can help them thrive. Free to attend - don’t forget your binoculars! Read more

  • Wedding Showcase

    Looking for a unique woodland venue to provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding celebration or party? Come to our Wedding Showcase evening to see what Rushmere Country Park has to offer and how we can work with you to make your celebration dreams come true. Read more

What's new

  • Join our User Group

    Help us shape how Rushmere Country Park is managed and developed for the future! We are looking for enthusiastic park users to assist the Rushmere User Group (RUG for short). Read more

  • 20th anniversary appeal launched to preserve King’s Wood

    We're marking our 20th anniversary with an appeal for donations to help us preserve ancient King's Wood. We want to ensure the entire woodland is carefully managed and protected in perpetuity for the benefit of wildlife and heritage as an exceptional open space for current and future generations to enjoy. Read more

  • Rushmere Country Park enters TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame

    Rushmere Country Park has been entered into the TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame having been awarded a Certificate of Excellence every year for the past five years from 2015 - 2019. Read more