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**

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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.

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Target amount: £500.00

Amount raised: £20.40


Restoring Shire Oak Heath Appeal

Help us raise funds to purchase neighbouring Shire Oak Heath and bring it into the park. The current owners, recognising the work of The Greensand Trust to improve the surrounding area and habitats, have agreed to transfer the land to us on the understanding that we launch a public appeal to help raise the funds to secure the site and its restoration.

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Target amount: £50,000.00

Amount raised: £49,564.59

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.

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What's on

  • Concert in the Park 2019

    Booking is now open for our annual fundraising Concert in the Park, this year on Saturday 10th August - a relaxed evening of local music talent out on the meadow. Gates open 4pm. Read more

  • Summer Fayre & Fun Dog Show 2019

    Our annual fundraising Summer Fayre and Fun Dog Show takes place 11am - 4pm on Sunday 11th August. Come and join the fun and games for all the family out on the meadow. Read more

  • Local Food Festival 2019

    Our third Local Food Festival will take place in the autumn celebrating the great quality local produce this area has to offer. Read more

What's new

  • Spring Highlights 2019

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

  • Celebrating 20 years of caring for our local environment

    This year we're celebrating 20 years of action to protect, conserve and enhance the distinctive landscape, wildlife and history of the Greensand Ridge and wider area - improving access, understanding and enjoyment of the area for the benefit of everyone. Read more

  • SITE ACCESS STATUS

    RUSHMERE COUNTRY PARK - Summer opening hours 8.30am - 8pm begin Sunday 31 March until end of October. Cafe and visitor centre open 10am - 4pm. Read more