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Rushmere Country Park

About Rushmere Country Park

**COVID-19 Updates - Open as per government guidelines - more information on how
 the pandemic has impacted the park available here.**


What Rushmere Country Park has to offer!

A great place to discover nature and enjoy the outdoors - walking outdoors is deemed fairly safe but avoid contact with others.

Come and view herons nesting in Spring from our outdoor café terrace, discover fairy doors and the Giant’s Chair along our Sculpture Trailwalk the dog, bring your bike, ride your horse – we’ve something for everyone.

Managed by The Greensand Trust, working in partnership with Central Bedfordshire Council, the park is run on a not-for-profit basis for the benefit of visitors and wildlife.

Attractions include:

Parking at the park

Latest information on paying for parking is available here.

The Annual Greensand Parking Pass offers regular visitors to the park huge savings on parking. It is available for £60 for a whole year's parking or you can support our sites further by choosing the donate and Gift Aid option for just £66 - this equates to just £5 per month.

You can purchase your Greensand Pass for parking, cycling and horse riding here

Rushmere Country Park is the holder of a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence as a result of the high number of excellent reviews it receives via the website.

Before your first visit yu can get to know the lay out of the park and all it has to offer by downloading a copy of our park leaflet with map or just the map available here:

Download the latest Rushmere Country Park leaflet here

Download the latest map of the park here


Opening Times

The park main entrance in Linslade Road opens 9am and closes at 8pm daily.  Limited parking available at the Stockgrove entrance in Brickhill Road which is open by 9.30am.

Please make sure you exit the park before closing time as we don't want any visitors to be locked in!

The park is closed on Christmas Day and may close at other times when we perceive there to be a risk to visitors such as high winds - Check out what's currently open here


Contact Us at Rushmere Country Park

You can call Rushmere Visitor Services on 01525 234260 but please be aware we have limited staff on site at present. Email us on info@greensandtrust.org and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.

Our Stockgrove offices can be contacted on 01525 237760.

The Ranger on duty can be contacted on 07817 205870 (please note this is not a 24/7 service).


Park Rules   

            

  • No BBQs 
  • No drones, metal detectors, kites or model aircraft please
  • No open fires and no camping!
  • Please take all rubbish home as no general waste bins are provided.
  • Dog waste bins are provided: bagged dog waste only please 

Who to contact

Telephone
Website
https://www.greensandtrust.org/.../rushmere-country-park

Where to go

Name
Rushmere Country Park
Address
Linslade Road
Heath And Reach
Leighton Buzzard
Postcode
LU7 0EB
Get directions

Time / Date Details

When is it on
The park main entrance in Linslade Road opens 9am and closes at 8pm daily. Limited parking available at the Stockgrove entrance in Brickhill Road which is open by 9.30am.

Other Details

Age Bands
11-14 years old
18-25 years old
Parents and carers
15-17 years old
0-4 years old
5-10 years old