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Rushmere Country Park


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 Trail, walk 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:

  • Sculpture Trail - ‘access for all’ trail suitable for buggies and wheelchairs where visitors can search for fairies and have a photograph in the Giant’s Chair (pictured)

  • The heronry - watch herons raise their young in the Spring

Latest information on paying for parking is available 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

Who to contact


Where to go

Rushmere Country Park
Linslade Road
Heath And Reach
Leighton Buzzard
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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