Countryside sites

Countryside sites

We have over 1000 hectares of countryside which we manage for public access and wildlife. Our sites are managed in-house by our Countryside Sites Team, or in partnership with the National Trust (link opens in new window), Greensand Trust (link opens in new window) and Wildlife Trust (link opens in new window).

We have woodlands, meadows, wetlands, chalk grasslands and moors. Walking, wildlife or exploring, there really is something for everyone.

Rushmere Country Park's fifth anniversary

Download the Rushmere Country Park highlights (PDF 2.8MB) and find out what has happened over the past five years to improve the park for all visitors.

Green Flag Community Awards

In 2016 we have been awarded a record number of Green Flag Community Awards – 5 of our Central Bedfordshire Council owned / managed sites have now been recognised with the national award. These are:

  • Studham Common
  • Linslade Wood
  • Tiddenfoot Waterside Park
  • Stotfold Mill Meadows
  • Flitton Moor

A Green Flag Community Award recognises quality sites managed by voluntary and community groups and is run by Keep Britain Tidy.

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