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

Find out what's currently open

All our sites, including Rushmere Country Park, are currently open.


Author: Gill Welham

Support us

Dormouse Project

The Maulden Dormouse Project aims to support the work of the volunteers monitoring the re-introduction of hazel dormice to Maulden Wood and to raise awareness of the dormice among local communities and landowners.



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: £5,651.10


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 new

  • Greensand Country is recruiting!

    Our partner Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity is leading on recruitment of three key roles to support completion of the The Greensand Country Landscape Partnership programme. Read more

  • National Lottery Fund boost ensures our survival

    A grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s Heritage Emergency Fund will help ensure the Trust survives and is able to continue playing a leading role in the sector in the local area. Read more

  • Forestry Works at Aspley Woods

    Forestry works at Aspley Woods will affect holders of the Greensand Pass for cycling or horse riding as this will result in the closure of Longslade Lane car park and cross country cycle routes. Read more