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

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

Easter Eye Spy Trail 2019 - SOLD OUT!

** All tickets for all four days SOLD OUT!** 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

Tree Tops Talk: History of Linslade Wood & surrounding area

Join Site Warden Dave Booth to hear little known fascinating facts about local ancient woodland Linslade Wood and the surrounding area including Southcott and Wing. 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

Tree Tops Talk: Wild Orchids

Of the 50+ species of orchids found in Great Britain, 27 have been recorded in Bedfordshire. In this fundraising talk Greensand Trust volunteer Graham Bellamy looks at why orchids grow where they do, what are their key habitats and areas of conservation concern. Read more

Bee Beautiful art workshop - SOLD OUT

**SOLD OUT** 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

Discover wildflowers & wildlife of Rammamere Heath & Kings Wood

Rammamere Heath and Kings Wood, both special wildlife areas, are home to some fascinating plants and creatures. Discover more on a friendly walk with Countryside Ranger Bob Hook and two Judiths, our wildflower enthusiasts. 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

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

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