50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Runnymede

Runnymede is a brilliant place for exploration and investigation. With its variety of different woodland and wetland areas, you'll be able to tick off loads of activities from your list of 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. Don't forget to tell us when you complete an activity so we can give you a sticker for your scrapbook.

A red kite flying against a cloudless blue sky

Watch a bird

We're lucky enough to have quite a lot of unusual birds visiting or living at Runnymede and Ankerwycke. You're pretty likely to see a red kite soaring above your head, but what else can you see (No.44)?

A beautiful blue Southern Migrant Hawker dragonfly sitting on a reed

Make friends with a bug

Runnymede is crawling with unusual bugs. Some of them are really colourful, like the red and black cinnabar moth and the azure damselfly. See what you can find in the meadow and at the waterside.

Girl holding a map, obscuring her face

Find your way with a map

Can you use the map in our car park to plot a route around the countryside? (No. 45)

Man and two children playing a grass trumpet

Join nature's band

Birds singing, ducks quacking, trees rustling, river bubbling are just some of the sounds that nature makes at Runnymede. You're a part of nature too, so create your own special music. (No. 25)

A wild rabbit in the grass

Discover wild animal tracks

All sorts of wild animals live in hidey holes at Runnymede and Ankerwycke. Learn to recognise tracks and nibble marks and you might be lucky enough to meet some of them.

Grab your wellies and join our welly walk

Go welly wandering

They're not called water meadows for nothing! After a few rainy days, Runnymede becomes the perfect place to slosh around in your wellies.