Tree Tops Talk: An Introduction to Herons

Our 2019 season of Tree Tops Talks kicks off with a subject very close to our hearts – an introduction to herons with a little heron history, their breeding, biology and eating habits and a closer look at the herons of Rushmere, as we await their imminent return here to nest.Read more

Find out what owls eat!

Half Term event for children aged 8+ with the Bedforshire Natural History Society and The Greensand Trust. Nature Discovery Morning where you'll find out what owls eat by dissecting their pellets! See the tiny bones and insect exoskeletons under the microscope. Also hold animal skulls, mummies and antlers. Read more

Discover birds and wildlife of Rammamere Heath and Kings Wood

Join our volunteer Mike Bird on a walk to discover the wildlife of neighbouring Rammamere Heath - a site of Special Scientific Interest managed by The Greensand Trust on behalf of landowner Tarmac - and neighbouring Kings Wood. Read more

LANTRA Woodchipping course

Learn how to operate this powerful machine safely and confidently with our one-day course resulting in a LANTRA Technical Award. This is a hands-on course that delivers both practical skills and health and safety. Read more

Heron art workshop

Another chance to join us for a morning art workshop at Rushmere Country Park run by professional artist and tutor Jay Nolan-Latchford from Reasons to be Cheerful in Leighton Buzzard. Suitable for everyone from beginners to experienced painters – you’ll paint one of Rushmere’s fabulous herons. Read more

Easter Eye Spy Trail 2019

This Easter weekend we're delighted to offer our Easter Trail over the four days - explore the park, answer the questions on the trail sheet and return it to the Herons' Hatch to claim your reward!Read more

Concert in the Park 2019

Booking is now open for our annual fundraising Concert in the Park, this year on Saturday 10th August - a relaxed evening of local music talent out on the meadow. Gates open 4pm. Read more

Summer Fayre & Fun Dog Show 2019

Our annual fundraising Summer Fayre and Fun Dog Show takes place 11am - 4pm on Sunday 11th August. Come and join the fun and games for all the family out on the meadow. Read more

Local Food Festival 2019

Our third Local Food Festival will take place in the autumn celebrating the great quality local produce this area has to offer.Read more