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Runnymede and Ankerwycke

The birthplace of the Magna Carta. History, art and nature on the banks of the River Thames.

Windsor Road, near Old Windsor, Surrey, SL4 2JL (SatNav: TW20 0AE)

Sun rising through the trees with Magna Carta Memorial in foreground

Important notice

Last entry to the car parks is 1 hour before closing. No Fishing 15 March - 15 June. Please take extra care by not lighting fires or barbecues. Camping and overnight stays are not permitted on National Trust property.

Planning your visit

Two people, one wearing a baby in a carrier, attach rope to their dogs' harnesses in a grassy area with trees at Runnymede, Surrey

Visiting Runnymede and Ankerwycke with your dog 

Runnymede and Ankerwycke is a three pawprint rated place. Enjoy riverside walks and open countryside on a dog walk at Runnymede and Ankerwycke. Find out where dogs can explore and read the Canine Code.

Visitors walking along the family trail at Longshaw, Burbage and the Eastern Moors, Derbyshire

Group visits to Runnymede and Ankerwycke 

Find out all about bringing your group to this peaceful riverside estate that’s home to open meadows and a variety of wildlife. Look out for notable memorials, art installations and the National Trust's oldest tree.


Runnymede and Ankerwycke Map 

Map with walking routes and points of interest

Visitors walking along the banks of the River Thames at Runnymede alongside a moored boat.

Boat Mooring

Boats are welcome to moor along the riverside at Runnymede. Mooring fees are £3 for up to 2 hours, £6 for up to 6 hours, or £9 for up to 24 hours. Seasonal mooring tickets are £40 allowing you to moor for up to 20 days per year (7 consecutive days max). Mooring fees can paid at the Magna Carta Tearoom, estate office, or by asking a member of staff. You can also pay online via the PayByPhone website using the code 806412. Seasonal tickets cannot be purchased online.

Visitor fishing at Hatfield Forest, Essex


Fishing fees are £6/day or £35/year (12 years and up). £2.50/day or £12/year (under 12 years). Fishing tickets can be purchased at the Magna Carta Tea-rooms, estate office or ask a member of staff. You can also pay online via the PayByPhone website using the code 806411 for adults and 806413 for children. Please note seasonal tickets cannot be purchased via PayByPhone. No fishing between 15 March - 15 June.

A young child and her mother bending down to look at flowers in the Sunken Garden in May at Castle Ward, County Down, Northern Ireland


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