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


The main car park at Rushmere Country Park is OPEN 9am - 5pm - the Stockgrove entrance, all toilets and visitors centres remain CLOSED. Please observe social distancing.


Author: Gill Welham

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.



Target amount: £500.00

Amount raised: £30.60


King's Wood Appeal

Help us preserve ancient King's Wood in Heath and Reach, Bedfordshire! We want 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.


Author: Carolyn Londer-Ward

Target amount: £50,000.00

Amount raised: £5,589.90


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

  • Family Fun Day - Cancelled

    **Cancelled** We're looking for stallholders for our first Family Fun Day this June - book now! Read more

  • Rushmere Rocks - Cancelled

    **Cancelled** New for 2020 Rushmere Rocks comes to Rushmere Country Park - a relaxed afternoon and evening of local music talent raising funds for the park. Read more

  • Local Food Festival 2020

    Our Local Food Festival celebrates the great quality local produce this area has to offer with a huge variety of food and drink plus entertainment for all the family! Read more

What's new

  • Rushmere main car park re-opens

    **COVID-19 Update: Rushmere main car park has re-opened 9am-5pm daily but the Stockgrove car park and all facilities at both sites remain CLOSED.** Read more

  • Spring Highlights 2020

    Our Spring edition of Greensand Highlights featuring all the latest news and what's been happening across The Greensand Trust and Rushmere Country Park - available to view here. Read more

  • The loneliness of the long distance walker

    Trust volunteer Chris Pick recently spent many hours auditing the 40+ mile Greensand Ridge Walk ahead of installation of Greensand Country signage to raise awareness of the Walk and its role in Greensand Country. Read more