Rushmere Country Park

Things to see and do

  • Sculpture Trail

    Ideal for families all year round is our very popular Sculpture Trail, an access for all path accessed from the car park outside the Visitor Centre. Find the fairy doors, play on our wooden sculptures and – a real must – have a photo taken in the Giant’s Chair! Read more

  • General map of site

    Find your way around our wonderful 400 acres of woodland, heathland and meadows for you to enjoy. Read more

  • King's Wood Appeal

    Help us preserve ancient King's Wood! Our aim is to ensure the whole of King's Wood is carefully managed and protected for the benefit of wildlife and heritage as an exceptional open space for current and future generations to enjoy. We need your donations to secure, protect and manage this nationally important woodland and its wildlife. Thank you! Read more

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  • Volunteering opportunities

    As a charity we rely on the generosity of local people to give their time – their hard work and skills allow us to continue and expand our work. If you want ‘to put something back’ or ‘make a difference’ then volunteering for the Greensand Trust at Rushmere Country Park is for you. Read more

  • Tree Tops Cafe

    Come and enjoy refreshments from local suppliers of quality produce at the Tree Tops Cafe with stunning views over Heron Valley. Open daily from 10am - 4pm. Read more

Events at Rushmere

  • Tree Tops Talk: It's a hole - a big big hole

    Join us for the first of this year's series of fundraising talks at the park entitled "It’s a hole - a big, big hole: The extraction industry and the Bedfordshire landscape" by Brian Kerr.   Read more

  • Tree Tops Talk: An Introduction to Herons

    As Heron Watch kicks off again with the annual return of the herons to the park, join our volunteer Judith to find out more about these wonderful creatures - their history, breeding, biology and eating habits. Read more

  • British Birds Masterclass

    **Fully booked** Join us for an adult art workshop at the park run by professional artist and tutor Jay Nolan-Latchford from Reasons to be Cheerful in Leighton Buzzard. Read more