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
The Greensand Trust Ranger Service looks after new and existing local countryside sites on behalf of local authorities and private landowners. The service provides high quality countryside recreation facilities, whilst conserving the public's awareness of environmental and local countryside issues.
These include new and existing countryside sites, ranging from small nature reserves to significant recreational sites. Many of these sites are supported by the development and support of voluntary wardens and local friends groups and the Trust continues to work to develop new groups and volunteers to help with the conservation of these countryside sites.
Houghton Hall Park is parkland in Houghton Regis. It is within walking distance of Houghton Regis town centre. It is owned and maintained by both Houghton Regis Town Council and Central Bedfordshire Council.Read more
This is an area of mainly conifer plantation woodland with some areas of semi-ancient natural woodland, subject of a public access agreement between landowners and local councils. Danesborough Hill (scheduled ancient monument) and Wavendon Ponds (SSSI) exist within the site.Read more
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
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
Tiddenfoot Waterside Park is a restored sandpit with a lake, acid and neutral grassland, scrub, willow woodland and a poplar plantation.Read more
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
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
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
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
Maulden Church Meadow is a SSSI grassland, the northern part of which is owned by Central Bedfordshire Council and is a Local Nature Reserve.Read more
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
The Ouzel Meadows are 34 acres of flood meadows providing access right through the heart of Leighton Buzzard town centre.Read more