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Address: Windsor Road, Windsor SL4 2JL, England
Phone Number: (0)1784 432891
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: The site where King John signed the Magna Carta, England's great icon of...
The site where King John signed the Magna Carta, England's great icon of liberty and first expression of human rights, on June 15, 1215.
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Relax by the Thames

Set along side the River Thames at Runnymede this is a great place for a picnic if the weather is good. You can take a stroll up to the John F Kennedy Memorial and the Magna Carta... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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204 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We parked for free as we're National Trust Members. Small sign saying 'To Memorials'. Other side of the road was a map & we could see people walking across a field where a group of very large chairs were placed. No information about these. J.F. Kennedy Memorial was easy to find as was the actual Runnymede Memorial. The latter was... More 

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London England
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167 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Set along side the River Thames at Runnymede this is a great place for a picnic if the weather is good. You can take a stroll up to the John F Kennedy Memorial and the Magna Carta Memorial but the paths are not that suitable for wheel chair users. You can take a boat trip along the Thames for about... More 

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High Legh, Nr Knutsford
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Was glad this grassy field, where the most important document ever signed, has not been turned into a theme park. Tranquil atmosphere.

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Last minute decision to visit on a lovely sunny day. We are members so didn't have to pay for parking. It wasn't obvious where to find out about the site. Although we weren't sure what to expect or where to go, it was easy to spot the 12 bronze chairs in the field opposite the car park. They were fascinating... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Excellent, my friends 2 couples really enjoyed all the memorials, especially the new 12 chairs & the RAF Memorial (great to sped a few minutes remembering all those brave people the to climb the tower for the great views all the way into London, Heathrow, Windsor Castle etc. We started with light lunch in the NT tea room. and finished... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

When you arrive at Runnymede you begin to wonder what's it all about. Frankly there is very little to see, but there is a real sense of history here. The Magna Carta sealed by King John on the south bank of the river Thames at Runnymede on the 15th June 1215 is the foundation of democracy. There is a vast... More 

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Lambourn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

It is the birthplace of democracy... it has the JFK memorial... and a massive tribute to those who gave their lives for us all today. How can you be less than amazed and happy with this place

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The JFK memorial was in a beautifully designed setting. It's a shame that it is not wheelchair accessible. It does seem a little strange that the Magna Carta memorial was erected by the American Bar Association but it has been beautifully done. The Jurors installation was amazing. The walks were well signposts and helpful to have timings. It's a beautiful... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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46 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

There's actually nothing to see here. A bunch of kitschy memorials put up by Americans, a field, and that's about it.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

It was an interesting visit and we were greeted by a member of staff from the office who was very helpful. The one downside was the toilets which were not very clean and no soap in dispenser.

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