The Greensand Trust acquires plots in Kings Wood to add to National Nature Reserve

We've acquired four additional plots of land in Kings Wood, thanks to generous donations, which will enable these areas of the nationally important woodland to be added to the Kings Wood and Rushmere National Nature Reserve to be carefully preserved, managed and protected for current and future generations.Read more

Celebrating Shire Oak Heath acquisition as heathland restoration gets underway

Donors, volunteers and supporters of The Greensand Trust’s Shire Oak Heath Appeal took part in a guided walk with a difference at the weekend - not only did they tour the heathland restoration areas now within Rushmere Country Park, but they also got to play a hands-on role in the restoration of the site.Read more

Support us via Amazon Smile!

If you shop at Amazon you can now support us via Amazon Smile whereby Amazon will donate 0.5% of the net purchase price to the charity of your choice. Please choose The Greensand Trust as this costs you nothing extra but would mean a lot to us!Read more

Rushmere Country Park earns 2018 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Rushmere Country Park has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the third year running, thanks to the number of excellent and good reviews it receives via the website - the attraction’s current rating is 4 stars.Read more

Youth Rangers needed for Houghton Hall Park

We're looking for young people aged 13-18 to take part in our Youth Ranger Scheme - an opportunity to learn new skills, gain valuable work experience and a recognised environmental award, while having fun and making a difference to Houghton Hall Park.Read more

Get involved at Houghton Hall Park

The Greensand Trust is calling on Houghton Regis residents of all ages and visitors to Houghton Hall Park to get involved in a number of opportunities on offer at the park, made possible thanks to a joint venture by Central Bedfordshire Council and Houghton Regis Town Council and supported by Heritage Lottery and Big Lottery Funding.Read more

Helping Silsoe shape its future

The Greensand Trust is supporting the Silsoe Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group on the production of their Neighbourhood Plan. This document will help shape the future of the parish for years to come.Read more

Greensand Highlights - Spring 2018

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


SITE ACCESS STATUS RUSHMERE COUNTRY PARK is open as normal til 8pm this evening.Read more