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Rushmere Country Park

Linslade Road | Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0EB, England
+44 1525 234260
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What a hidden Gem

We visited the park on a Sunday morning with friends that had been before and had recommended it to... read more

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Steve W
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London, United Kingdom
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Lovely place

We visited here on a Sunday morning. Lovely place to wander around, different walks to do. Toilets... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
VICKI859
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Over 400 acres of woodland, heathland and meadows for all to enjoy, with heronry visible from the Visitor Centre providing a secure breeding ground for around ten pairs of grey herons each spring. Woodland walks with fairy trail, Giant's Chair, family cycling and horse-riding routes, dogs welcome. Tree Tops cafe situated in the Visitor Centre. We run a number of events throughout the year - see our website for details. Rushmere Country Park is managed by The Greensand Trust on a not for profit basis - all funds raised are invested into the running of the park.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fairy doors” (31 reviews)
“lovely walk” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Linslade Road | Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0EB, England
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+44 1525 234260
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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited the park on a Sunday morning with friends that had been before and had recommended it to us. What a lovely place considering we only live 25mins away I was amazed we'd never heard of it. It is a really beautiful place with...More

Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited here on a Sunday morning. Lovely place to wander around, different walks to do. Toilets very clean. Has a cafe although we didn't use it

Thank VICKI859
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our dogs here for a walk, the area is wonderful, breath taking scenery. Wonderfully place to walk, think and clear your head.

Thank suzymum
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place. Gorgeous for walking, chilling, picnics etc. Definitely worth a visit! 5*

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered three lunches. Mine "quiche of the Day". Laughable to imagine it was ever a quiche. Arrived as a three inch over cooked tart. Mate order special hot dog. Dry bun with sad hot dog. Over priced at £9 when you could get similar poor...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely day out walking through the woods with our 4 year old who really enjoyed climbing on the big wooden chair and benches The huge slide was his highlight We had lunch in the cafe which was ok but the Children’s meals...More

Thank Lynne B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous place to go for a walk in wonderful surroundings & suitable for all groups of people. Easy parking & good facilities.

Thank Soosie28
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very poor a lot of litter and bikes in the protected areas they seem to get through all the gates they shouldn’t. Also the dog poo bins are full to overflowing not great.

Thank stickles1003
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Rushmere country park has a lovely walking trail of approximately 2 kms through the woods, from one visitor centre to the other. There are lot of lovely wooden sculptures on the way: fairy doors, tree benches, a huge chair. Beautiful woods which can hide lovely...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Rushmere park is the perfect place for a walk, cycle or run. It's easy to lose hours in amongst the trees - plus the handy cafe at the top of the ridge provides the perfect view whilst enjoying a coffee.

1  Thank Dan W
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PompeyJon82
5 May 2018|
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Response from Carolyn L | Property representative |
Yes that's right - parking is £3 payable by cash on exit for now but we are in the process of installing a cashless payment system which we hope to have in operation by the school summer holidays which will make paying a lot... More
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greengiraffe80
31 December 2017|
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Response from Carolyn L | Property representative |
Hi - yes about half an hour would be correct.
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Chloe R
20 August 2017|
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Response from Carolyn L | Property representative |
Yes you can bbq but please follow the guidelines on our website - Trip Advisor will not allow me to post a link but you will find Rushmere under The Greensand Trust - look at facilities and there's page on what is allowed.
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