Rushmere Country Park

Things to see and do

  • Filming

    Rushmere Country Park is proud to be the home of Sky 1's popular game show Wild Things, which has so far run for three series - you can see the Wild Things gate at the top of the Sculpture Trail. Read more

  • Play Spots

    Here at Rushmere we’re big believers in the power of Natural Play and our woodland is perfect for this so we’ve developed a number of “play spots” around the site which you can discover as part of your visit. They are not part of a set trail but dotted around for you to find as you explore the site. Read more

  • 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

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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. Read more

Events at Rushmere

  • A Wild Night Out - SOLD OUT

    Experience the dark side of Rushmere Country Park on an after-hours adventure. Discover the wonderful creatures that come out when the sun goes down on a night-time walk in the woods with the Greensand Trust rangers. Read more

  • Knit & Natter

    Come along and join the Rushmere Ravellers for our popular Knit and Natter sessions now taking place every first and third Tuesday of the month. Brush up your knitting skills and make friends enjoying the wonderful view over a cuppa! Read more

  • Insects and macro photography

    Our series of fundraising Tree Tops Talks continues with volunteer Alan Jackson sharing his knowledge of photographing insects up close. With billions of insects about, no wonder macro insect photography is so popular – learn more about basic techniques and how to make the minuscule look monstrous! Read more