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.

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.

A family picnic at Runnymede in Surrey

Eat a picnic in the wild

Enjoy a picnic with family and friends. The river is the perfect spot to place your picnic rug, simply settle down and enjoy your lunch in the great outdoors.