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

Great British Walk: The Story of Ankerwycke

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

Expressions of Freedom at Runnymede

Sat 15 Oct 2016
As the birthplace of Magna Carta, Runnymede is synonymous with freedom. Discover how artists have explored and expressed this concept across our historic landscape.

Simons Wood Nature Trail

Sun 16 Oct 2016
What can you find on our Simons Wood nature trail? What is the history of the land that it passes through? Come along to our guided walk at Simons Wood to find out more.

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.