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Atmospheric and well organised

This is a beautiful oasis with wooded hillsides and grassy fields in which one can lose yourself... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
BonnieRed850
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Nice walk

Nice place to go for a walk. There are lovely fairy doors to search for and some carvings, just... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2019
topkat2004
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Leighton Buzzard, 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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Linslade Road | Heath and Reach, Leighton Buzzard LU7 0EB, England
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+44 1525 234260
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met up with some friends, so we totalled three dogs, five children and four adults. Plenty of parking with a coffee shop. There are several areas: dog on a lead; dog off a lead and no dog. We walked through woodland which had a scattering...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place. Took 3 year old granddaughter with us. She loved the wood carved seats and the fairy doors. There's a cafe there. And it's only £3 to park

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank littlemo6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful oasis with wooded hillsides and grassy fields in which one can lose yourself for a while. Not surprisingly, dog owners love it. Be sure to take a good long look at the lake and the abundance of birds and other wildlife...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BonnieRed850
Reviewed 15 February 2019

We called in for lunch followed by a bracing walk through beautiful woodlands on the warmest day of 2019 so far, a bonus and a wonderful experience, plenty of wildlife all around including some nest building Heron's down by the lake. The park has a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Horatio061
Reviewed 4 February 2019 via mobile

Great place to walk. Plenty of parkin. Great outside areas for picnics and family ball games. Great slide , even for adults. Good cafe although service can be a little slow . Great views, great if you like bird watching, binoculars there to use Good...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda J
Carolyn L, Public Relations Manager at Rushmere Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Thank you for your great review of our park. Just so you are aware, we don't recommend use of our giant slide by adults.

Reviewed 3 February 2019

It gets very crowded in the park, loads of dogs most of them out of control. The tracks are muddy and uneven. Not the best place if you are not too steady on your legs. 2 cafes on site, standard fayre and not cheap, there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim J
Carolyn L, Public Relations Manager at Rushmere Country Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2019

Thanks for your review of Rushmere Country Park. Just to clarify payment is £3 on exit from the park. The park is run on a not for profit basis by environmental charity The Greensand Trust and all funds are re-invested into the park - your...More

Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

Ideal for a walk after our lunch at Paris House restaurant. It’s a fairly large place and has a few different trail options, so by the time we had wandered off on our chosen route it was very peaceful. Seems to be great for families...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Abigailcharlton
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

Nice place to go for a walk. There are lovely fairy doors to search for and some carvings, just walk down the main path past the cafe. We find the cafe expensive and give this a miss. There are a few picnic tables on the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank topkat2004
Reviewed 18 January 2019

You cannot beat a good fresh air blast walk in the Bedfordshire countryside at any time of the year. Lots to see and enjoy and able to get refreshments at end of walk.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Burcottguy
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

Beautiful placed for a walk, visitor centre has delicious drinks and treats. Excellent place for adults and children alike.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert A
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Tina D
10 December 2018|
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Response from Carolyn L | Property representative |
Sorry no dogs allowed inside the Tree Tops Cafe - but we do have an area of the outdoor deck dedicated to owners and their dogs. We even have water bowls out there for them.
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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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