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: £4,606.50


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

  • Concert in the Park 2019

    **Buy your tickets before midday 9 August to be in with a chance to win a bottle of chilled champagne to enjoy at the event** 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

  • Overnight Bushcraft

    An exciting opportunity for families to spend a full day and night in the woods learning basic bushcraft skills together. We'll have lots of fun, educational activities such as fire lighting, den building, bread making, bat watching - this is not to be missed! Read more

What's new

  • Youth Rangers wanted at Rushmere Country Park

    **FULLY BOOKED** Local environmental charity The Greensand Trust is looking for young people aged 13-18 to take part in its Youth Ranger Scheme coming this autumn to Rushmere Country Park, thanks to generous sponsorship by construction company Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd. Read more

  • Heron Watch 2019 now over

    Heron Watch 2019 has now come to an end at Rushmere Country Park with very little heron activity remaining - we look forward to welcoming them back again in February next year. 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