Geotrails in Bedfordshire - Western


This circular geotrail over the Greensand Ridge in the west of Greensand Country uses public footpaths and pavements. It traverses the forests and heathlands of Rushmere Country Park and incorporates open fields, streams and country lanes around the village of Great Brickhill. The route is nearly 5 miles (8 km) long, starting at Heron’s View Visitor Centre in Rushmere Country Park.


How To Get There By Passenger Transport

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How To Get There By Car

Rushmere Country Park is between Leighton Buzzard and Milton Keynes, northwest of Heath and Reach on the Great Brick Hill road and is signposted from the A5.

Parking is available at the car park at the Heron's View Visitor Centre (a charge for parking applies).

Please park considerately. Remember to take all valuables with you and ensure that your car is securely locked.

The Starting Point

Heron’s View Visitor Centre in Rushmere Country Park


Access and General Information

Distance: 5 miles (8 km)


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Route Description

Click here to download the route description and map.


This leaflet was produced the Bedfordshire Geology Group.  Click here for their website.