Oak Wood Sculpture Trail

The Oak Wood Sculpture Trail, made possible partly thanks to funding from the Tesco “Bags of Help” Scheme, was officially opened in August 2018. The extension to the existing Sculpture Trail aims to encourage wider exploration of the site in the north-western part of the park and includes sculptures by sculptor Ian Freemantle. Read more

Dog walking

Responsible dog owners are welcome to walk their dogs at designated areas within the park - both on and off the lead - and we have a dedicated dog walking area. For the safety of everyone please follow our rules regarding our on and off lead areas. Read more

Horse riding

We welcome horse riders at Rushmere Country Park - where we provide a dedicated parking area for horse boxes - and Aspley Woods. You can access Rushmere on horseback along the public bridleway from Great Brickhill. If you wish to use our network of horse-riding trails, other than the Public Bridleway, you will need to purchase a Greensand Pass. Read more


We welcome cyclists at Rushmere Country Park and Aspley Woods. Whilst the public has free access along public rights of way such as footpaths and bridleways, some of the areas managed by The Greensand Trust offer additional access for cyclists and horse riders with the purchase of a Greensand Pass. Read more

Play and Natural Play

We believe in using the natural outdoor environment to stimulate the imagination and encourage children and young people to use creative play to understand and appreciate our natural surroundings. Read more

Nature Discovery Area

The Nature Discovery Area at The Working Woodlands Centre is open for children to discover the natural world around them. Read more

Why we need volunteers

Join our team of volunteers and help us to improve the environment for the benefit of all. Read more

Conservation work

Becoming involved in conservation work, whether it be practical management, surveying wildlife or helping other people learn more about their environment is an enjoyable and rewarding way of spending your time and putting something back into your local countryside. Read more

Wildlife Watching

All our sites and nature reserves are excellent places to get closer to wildlife. All the wildlife images featured on our website have been taken on or around our sites - it really is all on your doorstep! Come and take a look - you never know what you might see! Read more