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. **Summer opening hours 8.30am - 8pm daily**



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: £4,692.80


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

  • Woodland Walk Full of Stories

    Magical family event! Join a guided walk with professional local story teller Jane Lambourne to the secret story glade, a one off chance to access hidden areas of beautiful Maulden Wood. Follow clues to find the storyteller and hear tales of characters in the woods. Read more

  • Local Food Festival 2019

    Our third Local Food Festival takes place early autumn celebrating the great quality local produce this area has to offer. Huge variety of food and drink plus entertainment for all the family! Read more

  • Tree Tops Talk: Gardening for Wildlife

    Come and hear our volunteer Betty Cooke discuss ways she has adapted areas of her garden to make them more attractive for wildlife by providing a variety of food and places to shelter. Read more

What's new

  • What do you love about Greensand Country?

    The Greensand Trust is leading a project to celebrate what is special about Greensand Country - and we need your help! We want to know what you love about this landscape. Tell us about your favourite places, attractions and experiences. It might be a great day out that you had in the area - where did you go and what did you enjoy? 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