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.

To see what's available, use the interactive map below. The marked area denotes the Greensand Ridge which we refer to as Greensand Country. Greensand Country covers 40 miles of scenic landscape, which is defined by the Greensand Ridge and reaches three neighbouring counties: from Cambridgeshire in the East, across Bedfordshire and to Buckinghamshire in the West. The area’s unique landscape and geology results in a place of rich natural and cultural heritage.

For a more interactive map of the Greensand Country area, including visitor attractions and facilities and cycling and horse riding trails, visit the Greensand Country website.

1. Maulden Woods

Our head office is located at the entrance to Maulden Woods - but this site belongs to Forestry England.Read more

2. Edgewick Farm

Edgewick Farm is owned by the Woburn Sands Town Council, but is managed with help from The Greensand Trust, The Edgewick Farm Advisory Group and The Friends of Edgewick Farm.Read more

3. Ampthill Park

Ampthill Park has a bit of everything - tremendous views from The Greensand Ridge, a fascinating heritage from Henry VIII to Capability Brown, and a diverse collection of flora and fauna. Working closely with Ampthill Town Council, The Greensand Trust helps manage Ampthill Park and other sites around Ampthill.Read more

4. Studham Common

Studham Common, located only five miles from Luton Town Centre, has been used as common land for centuries. Today this beautiful open space is a highly prized feature of the village, valued by the community as a place of recreation and a haven for wildlife.Read more

5. Working Woodlands Centre

The Working Woodlands Centre is located in the lay-by off the A6 between Haynes West End and Clophill at the entrance to Maulden Wood.Read more

6. Find Rushmere Country Park

Main entrance located in Linslade Road, Heath and Reach, Beds LU7 0EBRead more

7. Flitton Moor

Flitton Moor is a Local Nature Reserve owned by Central Bedfordshire Council and looked after by the Friends of Flitton Moor, with the help of Greensand Trust volunteers. It is an area of flower-rich wet grassland, grazed by cattle, with two ponds and small belts of trees.Read more

8. Heath Wood and Meadows

Heath Wood consists of mixed woodland on sand planted on former heathland. The site is managed for informal recreation for the local community whilst maintaining ecological interest of its grassland and woodland habitats.Read more

9. King St & Avery's

An area of riverside land with the River Ouzel running along its western boundary, it is located 1km north of Leighton Buzzard Town Centre.Read more

10. Knolls Wood

An area of mixed ornamental woodland on sand planted on former heathland during the 1800s, Knolls Wood is notable for its avenue of Monkey Puzzle trees and various other specimen trees including giant redwoods.Read more

11. Tiddenfoot Waterside Park

Tiddenfoot Waterside Park is a restored sandpit with a lake, acid and neutral grassland, scrub, willow woodland and a poplar plantation.Read more

12. Linslade Wood

Situated in the west of Bedfordshire on the outskirts of Leighton Buzzard, Linslade Woods comprises Bluebell Wood, an area of ancient woodland together with new plantings from the 1990s.Read more

13. Ouzel Meadows

The Ouzel Meadows are 34 acres of flood meadows providing access right through the heart of Leighton Buzzard town centre.Read more

14. Aspley Woods

Mainly conifer plantation woodland with some areas of semi-ancient natural woodland, subject of a public access agreement between landowners and local councils where we manage horse riding and cycling.Read more

15. Sandhouse Lane

The Greensand Trust manages this small former sand quarry near Heath and Reach on behalf of the owners Tarmac Cement & Lime Ltd.Read more

16. Kings Wood and Rushmere

The 150ha National Nature Reserve (NNR) includes a large area of Rushmere Country Park and parts of Kings Wood that are owned by The Greensand Trust, Beds Wildlife Trust, Central Bedfordshire Council and Tarmac Cement & Lime Ltd.Read more

17. Maulden Heath

Maulden Heath lies within Maulden Wood and consists of grassland, dry lichen heath and conifer plantation - we are creating and maintaining the heathland.Read more

18. Duck End

Duck End is a small local reserve near the village of Maulden, just 1ha in size, with ponds, meadow and woodland.Read more

19. Sandy Smith

Sandy Smith Nature Reserve lies on the floodplain and northern slopes of the Flit Valley between Clophill and Chicksands.Read more