Runnymede in Sound: audio tour
If you've come across this page you've seen our fabulous new signage at Runnymede. The audio trail is complete, yet but you can listen to some elements below. We hope you enjoy it. Using expert interviews and archive material, National Trust curator Rowena Willard-Wright delves into the history and significance of Runnymede’s varied landscape in this immersive audio tour. Scroll down the page to find the trail number that corresponds to your location on the signage.
Trail Point 2: The Kennedy Memorial gates
Insights into this memorial to John F. Kennedy, plus an excerpt from his powerful speech on human rights. When you're done walk up the steps to the summit of the memorial.Listen on mobile
5. The Jurors
A tour of Hew Locke's artwork, 12 bronze chairs decorated with stories on the themes of liberty and justice.
Over 800 years ago, the famous Magna Carta was sealed at Runnymede, marking an important moment in the history of British law and liberty.
Twelve intricately carved bronze chairs celebrate the endurance of Magna Carta at Runnymede. Discover the artwork and its inspiration here.
Reflect upon the history of Runnymede inside this immersive architectural installation, which celebrates the sealing of Magna Carta at Runnymede over 800 years ago.
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.