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.

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Author: Carolyn Londer-Ward

Support us

Support us via Amazon Smile!

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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What's on

  • Christmas Trees for Sale 2022

    On sale while stocks last - available: Wednesday – Friday 10am - 3pm / Weekends – 10am - 4pm / No sales Mon/Tues Read more

  • Fairies in the Frame Trail

    Follow the family trail from the Visitor Centre and look out for the 10 golden frames to find and answer the questions on the trail sheet. Read more

  • Christmas Fun at Tree Tops

    One week only! Daily from Monday 5th – Friday 9th December 4pm – 6pm. Join us after hours at the Tree Tops Café for some festive fun and treats with delicious food and drink, festive music and Christmas decoration crafts for the children. Read more

What's new

  • Clophill Lakes Update - November 22

    We planted 900 trees, visited the local school to talk about the wildlife on site and a local yoga instructor is raising funds to support our charity appeal. Read more

  • Clophill Lakes Update - October 22

    The Greensand Trust is working hard to create a new nature reserve for Bedfordshire at Clophill Lakes, transforming a former restored quarry site into a haven for wildlife. Read more

  • Clophill Lakes Update - September 2022

    Much work has been carried out on the Clophill Lakes site as we're working to get it opened next year - here's an Update on our progress so far. Read more