Christmas at Rushmere – a fun-filled December of festive fundraising

Rushmere Country Park near Leighton Buzzard is gearing up for a fun-filled December of Christmas magic, woodland fairies and events raising funds to support the park.Read more

Top mountain biker films at Rushmere

Eagle-eyed visitors straying from the main paths in Rushmere Country Park this summer may have spotted some strange earthworks and timber constructions deep in a wooded valley. The Greensand Trust team at Rushmere Country Park was sworn to secrecy about what was going on but now the secret is out - global mountain bike superstar Matt Jones was filming a promotional video in the park for one of his major sponsors Red Bull.Read more

Calling all residents of Flitton & Greenfield and Pulloxhill parishes!

Calling all residents of Flitton & Greenfield and Pulloxhill parishes! Please complete our Green Infrastructure projects questionnaire to help us prioritise the most important improvements to your local environment.Read more

Greensand Highlights - Autumn 2017

See all the latest news and events from The Greensand Trust in the Autumn edition of our quarterly newsletter Highlights.Read more

Please take part in our survey!

Calling all visitors to Rushmere Country Park - we need your help! Please take part in our survey to let us know your thoughts on our park and how we could make improvements.Read more

Fun Dog Show - Results

We had a great time at our Fun Dog Show on Sunday 13 August kindly sponsored by Denne Country Stores. We loved meeting lots of lovely canine friends - pictured above is Best in Show: Dobby with Sally. It was a hard task for our judges to pick the winners but here they are.Read more

Help Rushmere buy and restore neighbouring Shire Oak Heath

The Greensand Trust is appealing for help to raise funds to purchase Shire Oak Heath, a 17 acre site neighbouring Rushmere Country Park, so that it can join the park and be restored to a thriving, well-maintained area of heathland. Its addition to Rushmere will also create an opportunity for a safer cycle route into the park.Read more

Dog walkers asked to respect ‘no access’ conservation areas at Rushmere as sheep killed

Two sheep have been fatally wounded and four more seriously injured, apparently as a result of a dog attack, in an area restricted for conservation at Rushmere Country Park.Read more

Greensand Country Landscape Partnership launch

The Greensand Country Landscape Partnership, led by the Greensand Trust and Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity, was formally launched by the Duke of Bedford on 14th June at Woburn Safari Lodge.Read more

Rushmere wins Waitrose top award in charity scheme

We're delighted to hear Rushmere Country Park was voted top by shoppers at the Leighton Buzzard branch of Waitrose during May in its Community Matters green coin charity scheme.Read more

Rushmere awarded 2017 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

For the second year running Rushmere Country Park has been awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence thanks to the number of excellent and good reviews it receives on the site.Read more

Tree Tops kitchen extension now complete

We're delighted to announce our building works to extend the kitchen at The Tree Tops Cafe are now complete so we've been able to resume full service - with a few additional changes.Read more