Rushmere Country Park

Heron Watch On Now!

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

Knit & Natter

Come along and join the Rushmere Ravellers for our popular Knit and Natter sessions now taking place every first and third Tuesday of the month. Brush up your knitting skills and make friends enjoying the wonderful view over a cuppa!Read more

Natasha Seale – Live Jazz, Soul and Blues

Originally a leading lady in London’s West End, Natasha Seale solidifies her sidestep into jazz and pop with her latest album “A Bigger Sky” and a return visit to The Tree Tops Cafe after three sell out concerts.Read more

Easter Eye Spy Trail

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

Easter decoration workshops

We've teamed up with talented florist Helen Suich from Bits and Buds Ltd in Leighton Buzzard who is offering three sessions of an hour long Easter decoration workshop for families here in the park's Education Room on Easter Saturday. Create a festive decoration featuring an Easter garden with fresh flowers and bunnies, then decorate eggs to hang on your branches.Read more

HSBC UK Go-Ride Holiday Coaching Camps

The HSBC UK Go-Ride Holiday Coaching Camps for kids organised by British Cycling return to the park this Easter, various dates from 4-12 April aimed at beginner and advanced mountain bikers. Booking and all information available via the British Cycling website.Read more

Xplorer Challenge at Rushmere

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

Discover Adders on Rammamere Heath - guided walk - FULLY BOOKED

Heathland is a rare and special habitat, home to some fascinating and surprising creatures. Discover more about this Site of Special Scientific Interest, managed by The Greensand Trust for landowner Tarmac, on a friendly walk with local adder expert Matt Andrews and our Ranger Bob Hook.Read more

Vintage Lounge Jazz & Boutique Pop with Alison Carter

Following her previous sell-out performances at the Tree Tops Café, we’re delighted to welcome back the velvety smooth tones of professional vocalist Alison Carter, who will be joined by the renowned saxophonist Carl Rom for an evening of Vintage Lounge Jazz & Boutique Pop.Read more

Bluebell Walks in Linslade Wood

Linslade Wood Warden Dave Booth will lead a walk around this wonderful woodland which we help to look after - choice of two dates on offer. He will talk about the history of the woods and show you where the bluebells are in bloom.Read more

Tree Tops Talk: History of Linslade Wood

Join Site Warden Dave Booth to hear little known fascinating facts about another local gem Linslade Wood - an area of ancient woodland known locally as Bluebell Wood – with tales of the history contained within its boughs and branches including swineherds, a bronze age dagger and prisoners of war.Read more

Tree Tops Talk: Swifts

Swifts are birds in trouble, with their breeding numbers plummeting – down 51% in the UK between 1995 and 2015 making them an amber-listed species. Our Ranger Bob Hook will look at why there are so few parties of swifts nowadays - what might be affecting them and what is happening locally to help find homes for these iconic birds of summer.Read more