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Surrey

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

During the winter we have very limited parking, if the car park is full please try again at another time. Please exercise caution if walking through the site as some paths may be blocked, flooded, or very muddy.

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
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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.

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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.

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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 £2 for up to 2 hours, £4 for up to 6 hours, or £7 for up to 24 hours. Seasonal mooring tickets are £35 allowing you to moor for up to 20 days per year (no more than 7 consecutive days). Mooring fees can paid at the Magna Carta Tea-rooms, estate office, or by asking a member of the outdoor team. You can also pay online via the PayByPhone website using the code 806412. Please note seasonal tickets cannot be purchased online.

Visitor fishing at Hatfield Forest, Essex

Fishing

Fishing fees are £5/day or £30/year (12 years and up). £2/day or £10/year (Children under 12). Fishing tickets can be purchased at the Magna Carta Tea-rooms, estate office or ask a member of the outdoor team. 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.

Visitors descending a path through the Rock Garden at Cragside, Northumberland

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