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

  • Rushmere Spider Challenge

    Available all Half Term a fun Rushmere Spider Challenge - pick up your trail sheet from the Visitor Centre and venture in to the park to find the fun spider facts and a few Halloween treats along the way. Read more

  • Halloween Disco

    Fun kids’ event in the Tree Tops Café suitable for ages 5-12 - a chance to experience the park after dark! Make sure you come in your Halloween costume! Read more

  • Xplorer Challenge at Rushmere

    Central Bedfordshire Council is once again holding the Xplorer Challenge at our park - fun for all the family, it's free to attend (although £3 parking exit fee applies) just turn up - final admission at 12.45pm. Read more