Rushmere Country Park

Heron Watch On Now!

Our amazing Spring visitors are back in residence. Come and view the herons from our outdoor terrace at the Herons' View Visitor Centre from February to June as they lay their eggs and raise their young.Read more

Heron art workshop **FULL**

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

Spring Trail: Odd One Out

Coming up during the Easter Holidays our self-led Spring Trail: Odd One Out. Our woodland animals have some animal visitors but not all of them live in the woods. Follow the map to find the odd ones out. Return completed sheet to visitor centre to claim a small prize. Read more

Xplorer Challenge at Rushmere

Coming up at Easter Rushmere Country Park is once again hosting the popular Xplorer Challenge - fun for all the family, it's free to attend (although £3 parking exit fee applies) just turn up - final admission at 12.45pm. The team will be outside the Visitor Centre. 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

Bluebell Walk in Linslade Wood - PM

Join this guided history and bluebells walk around the beautiful ancient Linslade woodland, which we help to look after, by Linslade Wood Warden Dave Booth. Read more

Bluebell Walk in Linslade Wood - AM

As part of the Greensand Country Festival, join this guided history and bluebell walk around the beautiful ancient Linslade woodland, which we help to look after, by Warden Dave Booth.Read more

Bee Beautiful

Join us for a morning art workshop for adults at the 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.Read more

Woollen Woods 2019

As part of the Greensand Country Festival, this very popular trail featuring knitted woodland creatures native to Bedfordshire returns now for its fourth year over the May Half Term. Find all the knitted figures hiding along the Sculpture Trail and vote for your favourite. Free to attend (though parking fee applies) and no booking required.Read more

Rushmere Bioblitz 2019

As part of Greensand Country Festival join us for our second Bioblitz, this year including a mini-environmental fair. Family-fun day of nature activities and guided walks, exploring our rare heathland habitats and the wildlife who live there, including a tour of our new Heathland Sculpture Trail.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