Easter days out at Runnymede

Explore the glorious meadows and river here at Runnymede as they spring into life this Easter.

Girl looking at spring shoots

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 2018 

Embark on a special Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt around Runnymede to win a delicious Cadbury chocolate treat. We've extended our trail into this week, giving you a chance to claim the last few eggs!

King Henry VIII

Family trail: Tyrannical Tudors 

Follow the clues around Runnymede to find out about life in Tudor times and what it was really like to live here in the 15th century.

Daffodils near the priory ruins at Ankerwycke, Surrey

Spring at Runnymede and Ankerwycke 

Lift your spirits with the sights and sounds of springtime at Runnymede.

A family enjoying a picnic by the river at Runnymede

Picnic by the river

Pack a picnic and find your spot on the riverside. While you're munching, how many dragonflies can you see?

The ancient Ankerwycke Yew, Ankerwycke, Surrey

Ankerwycke 

Situated just across the Thames from Runnymede, this 2,500 year old yew is thought to be the oldest tree looked after by the National Trust.

Cakes on display

Sweet tooth?

It wouldn’t be a visit to the National Trust without sampling a slice of cake. Our tea-room is no exception, serving our traditional round cakes and tray bakes. You can enjoy: Victoria sponge | Coffee cake & Walnut cake | Carrot cake | Lime & coconut cake | Fruit scones | Shortbread | Flapjacks | Oatmeal cookies | Blueberry slices. There’s also a gluten-free option.