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It is a nice, quiet spot with obviously a lot of history and is only a short walk from Egham high street (about half an hour). worth a see if you are passing by. It is rather small but there are loads of other attractions...More
The monument is not far from the car park, but not easily accessible for people who are not able to walk. The history behind the Magna Carta is very interesting regarding the Church and the Royal Family
Visited the monumen,t site of the signing of the Magna Carter which is part of the National Trust. Parking free for members. Short walk from car park to monument close to the River Thames across the main road. When visiting, make a short detour following...More
This land is called Runnymede. It was the "First Bill of Rights" chartered to the Barons of England by King John, who lost a Civil war. There were many revised versions. At this point, one can visit where the "Magna Carta " was signed. There...More
I visited this place 2-3 years ago, but to be honest, it was a short -1 hour trip,very spontaneously decided at 5pm:) So I did not have time to discover the whole place and fields, but seen that it is very calming and relaxing. Though...More
A fine monument to convey the proclamation of the rights of the common people.
Runnymede is where King John sealed the Magna Carta on 15 June 1215.
Freedom indeed, although Charles I, had other ideas and lost his crown because of it.
Strange how things...More