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Runnymede National Trust

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The site where King John signed the Magna Carta, England's great icon of liberty and first expression of human rights, on June 15, 1215.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Windsor Road, Egham TW20 0AG, England
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All reviews national trust kennedy memorial the river magna carta car park american bar air forces memorial paddling pool scones king john windsor castle plenty of parking boat trip tea room lovely walk lovely spot steeped in history
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of us booked £10 tickets each (NT members or not) for what was billed as "Snowdrop walk. Join us for a guided tour of the Ankerwycke parkland taking in the history of the site and enjoying the spectacular show of snowdrops.Come and see how...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a place most should visit and allows for somber reflection to those who lost their lives from all corners of the commonwealth. A truly awe inspiring site, and is up there with the best that is on offer in terms of tributes to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jack F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see The Jurors and Writ in Water artworks as we had already seen the memorials. The Jurors was very interesting - 12 decorated seats (different front and back) telling the story of justice around the world, well worth visiting. Take a leaflet...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jane N
Reviewed 16 January 2019

This magnificent memorial to all British and Commonwealth airmen who were killed in WW2, and who have no known grave, bears over 22,000 names. It is a serene spot of great peace and tranquility with many personal messages of tribute from friends and relatives of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roger H
Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Bit of a silly question perhaps because of course the Magna Carta was signed in a field (may even have been muddy at the time) so it could be said to be very authentic. On the other hand, I didn’t come away from my visit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

Tea and cakes were OK. Standards of cleanliness fell well short of NT standards. Spoons and teapots were tea-stained. Disappointing.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

A great place to wander around. You can enjoy the river, the monuments and the public art. National trust car park. I don't recommend the cafe.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

We made an impromptu stop with a friend visiting from Scotland, as we'd had lunch quite nearby. I have driven past this spot so many times over the years, gazing from afar and even stopped in the car park. Yet, I had not appreciated the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Laura F, Marketing and Communications Officer at Runnymede National Trust, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you for your review. We know that visitors to Runnymede often find that its heritage seems so hard to uncover. The landscape is the memorial, but visitors need help to read it; to reveal the stories it tells. We have very recently been awarded...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful monument in the forest of the green, nice for a weekend stroll. The place it a little bit abandoned but other than that good experience

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Interesting - and rather unusual. The outside, which is made from very poor quality concrete and seems to be falling apart, does not do justice to the inside.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Skylight1964
29 January 2018|
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I can’t 100% remember but cash is yes and if you can’t pay be card it will be by phone.
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KiwiLynda15
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Thanks Dave, that sounds perfectly doable for us. Thanks for the advice on the leaflet. Appreciate your prompt response.
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