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 Country
  • Rushmere Country Park
  • Working Woodlands Centre

Follow the Countryside Code

If you enjoy spending time outdoors in the countryside green spaces we look after, we need your help to help us keep them safe and enjoyable by following the Countryside Code.


Author: Carolyn Londer-Ward

Support us

Support us via Amazon Smile!

If you shop at Amazon please support The Greensand Trust via Amazon Smile.


Author: Carolyn Londer-Ward

Stories on the Greensand: Lazy Jack

Lazy Jack is a Story on the Greensand set in Rushmere Country Park 200 years ago when it was open heathland grazed with sheep and cattle.


Author: Carolyn Londer-Ward

Tree Sponsorship

You can sponsor one of the avenue of trees that line our entrance drive at Rushmere Country Park - a perfect way to commemorate a loved one.


Author: Carolyn Londer-Ward

Greensand Country map

Greensand Country is full of great places to visit and things to do and see. Whether you want to go mountain biking or walk the dog you'll find it all here.



What's on

  • Mindful Drawing at Maulden Heath

    Join our Ranger Jen for a morning engaging in mindful drawing at Maulden Heath, an area within Maulden Wood of grassland, dry lichen heath and conifer plantation where heathland is now being created. Read more

  • Mindful Drawing at Rushmere

    Join our Ranger Jen for a morning engaging in mindful drawing at the Stockgrove end of Rushmere Country Park. Read more

  • Greensand Country Western Parkland Guided Walk

    As part of the Bedfordshire Walking Festival, join us for a free walk along the route of the ‘Western Parkland Trail’, exploring the local area of Aspley Guise and the influence of historic parklands on the local landscape.  Read more

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