Autumn walks at Runnymede and Ankerwycke

As falling leaves mark another cycle of time, reflect on history in the ancient meadows of Runnymede with our series of autumn walks and talks.

The ancient Ankerwycke Yew tree

The Story of Ankerwycke 

Sun 15 & Sun 22 September 11am – 12.30pm - Take a walk on the other side of the Thames and find out the unique natural and historic gems hidden at Ankerwycke.

A staff member dressed as King John for a children's talk

Terrible Tuesdays at Runnymede 

Join our free family history talk in the meadows of Runnymede, led by our knowledgeable guide, King John.

Fly Agaric fungi on woodland floor

Fungi foray 

Saturday 26 October: Join our local fungi expert and our friendly ranger to discover the many wonderful fungi at Runnymede as they emerge for the autumn. Discover how to identify this often overlooked but vital component of our ecosystem.

The Magna Carta Memorial in autumn at Runnymede, Surrey

Autumn colour photography walk

Saturday 9 November 11am-1pm: Join our nature expert Jonnie for some artistic exploration and see Runnymede from a different perspective. £15 per person, booking essential via 0344 249 1895.

Visitor admiring the ruins of St Mary's Priory at Ankerwycke, Surrey
Walking trail

The Park circular walk at Ankerwycke 

Very leisurely stroll through the park at Ankerwycke on gentle terrain. Perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon.