News & events News SITE ACCESS STATUS SITE ACCESS STATUS WEATHER WARNINGS - We will continue to monitor weather conditions. Sites may not be accessible until access has been checked for safety. RUSHMERE COUNTRY PARK - gates open 8.30am and close at 5pm with cafe and visitor centre open 10am - 4pm Please be aware snow / gusty winds are creating an increased risk from trees / branches falling. Site Closures - Adverse Conditions / Poor Weather (Snow and Gales) Our Ranger teams monitor the Met Office weather warning system for weather conditions and will take any reasonable action to close sites for public access where: Mean wind speeds exceed 42 mph/Force 7-8. Snow (5 cm and above) and Ice. make conditions hazardous. If advance weather reports indicate that these conditions will exceed the above criteria, a decision may be made to close entrances until conditions improve and a Ranger has inspected the site. Please note that it is not feasible to close all entrances to all sites, but we shall, as soon as is practical, close main entrances or identify the increased risk via this web page.