Riverside site of the sealing of Magna Carta


Things to see and do

A girl playing in a tree at the JFK memorial, Runnymede

Summer adventures for families at Runnymede

Runnymede's patchwork of ponds, meadows and woodland is the perfect place for exploring this summer. Pack a picnic, grab an adventure backpack and get ready to start your adventures.

The Heathland at Simons Wood, Finchampstead Ridges, Surrey

Enjoy a range of activities  

Although we're known for being the historical site of the sealing of the Magna Carta, there are many great adventures you can have here.


What's on

Upcoming events

Magna Carta children's trail

Mon 01 Aug 2016
Complete a trail around the riverside meadows for a prize.

Jealous John and Hungry Harry - Free history talk for children

Wed 03 Aug 2016
A tale of two terrible tyrants and their wicked ways especially related to Runnymede.

Enchanting dragonflies

Sun 07 Aug 2016
Sightings of colourful dragonflies and damselflies can offer a magical experience, so come along and discover their wonderful world.

Great British Walk: The Story of Ankerwycke

Sun 18 Sep 2016
An historic walk around Ankerwycke with its priory and 2500 year old yew.

Fabulous fungi

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Join a local expert to learn about the weird and wonderful fungi of Coopers Hill Woods.

Eating and shopping

Children enjoying ice lollies beside the meadow at Runnymede, Surrey

Magna Carta tea-room 

Don't forget to stop by our Magna Carta tea-room and shop when you visit us at Runnymede. We've got lots of of tasty treats for you and a fantastic selection of gifts and souvenirs available to buy too.