Hill Rise Local Nature Reserve (LNR) is a 0.9 hectare site owned by Bedford Borough Council and jointly managed by local volunteers and the Council. The entrance is in Park Road North. There is a public car park nearby in Foster Hill Road and limited street parking in Park Road North.

  • Park Road North
  • Bedford
  • MK41 7RH
  • England

We usually meet on the last Sunday of the month at 2pm from March through to September.

Please do not just turn up without notifying us first, as you may be disappointed. If you are attending, please remember to bring a pair of pruners or loppers and we recommend you wear gloves.

To keep up-to-date with events happening at Hill Rise, why not become a member of our WhatsApp group. Text 07954 386328 to join.

Volunteer Meetings 2021

Event Going Ahead
Sunday March 28 14:00 Digging Wildflower Beds - General Tidy Up
Sunday April 25 14:00 Continuing Digging Wildflower Beds - General Tidy Up
Sunday May 2 14:00 Sowing Wildflower seeds (Meadow)
Sunday May 30 14:00 General Maintenance
Sunday June 27 14:00 Reconstruction of Meadow Fencing.
Wood Saws and Paint Brushes required.
Sunday July 25 14:00 General Tidy Up
Sunday August 29 14:00 Pruning on Cemetery Hill
Painting fence posts - The meadow
Sunday September 26 14:00 TBA
We'd love your help. Become a volunteer. Call 07954 386328 or 01234 306763.