National Trust - Runnymede
Windsor Rd, Old Windsor, Englefield Green, Windsor TW20 0YU, UK
About National Trust - Runnymede
Stretching across two sides of the Thames, the historied hills and meadows of Runnymede and Ankerwycke offer an atmosphere of peace and contemplation. As the site of the sealing of Magna Carta over 800 years ago, Runnymede is the birthplace of modern democracy. Along with a series of memorials, the meadows are home to artist Hew Locke’s installation The Jurors, a set of twelve intricately decorated seats telling the story of justice around the world. Further along you’ll find Writ in Water by
Attractions near National Trust - Runnymede
Royal Lodge was an iconic building, used as accommodation for various officers of the Royal Household until the 1930s. Located in Windsor Great Park, the property was previously the private residence of the Queen Mother for over 70 years, before being gifted to Prince Andrew in 2003 following her death. Now it is one of the tourist attractions in this area.
The Savill Garden is a garden of beauty and colour where visitors journey through 35 acres of interconnecting gardens. Today the park is perfect for picnics, walking, cycling and horse riding. Our restaurant, The Savill Garden Kitchen is part of this sweeping expanse and overlooks the The Savill Garden. Home to 35 acres of interconnected gardens, located six miles from Windsor Castle, this is a great place for both families and horticulturalists alike to view the changing of the seasons.
Frogmore House was built in 1680-4 by Charles II's architect Hugh May for his nephew. It stood on the estates of Great and Little Frogmore, which were bought by Henry VIII in the sixteenth century and let to various tenants. The garden is one of the main attraction here. The house was in good condition and it has so many things to see in and outside this building.
Frogmore House, Standing about half a mile south of Windsor Castle in Windsor Home Park. gardens at Frogmore House have been an enduring attraction for monarchs and their families since the house was purchased by Queen Charlotte in 1790. At one time the house was the home of Queen Victoria's mother, the Duchess of Kent. After her death, her son-in-law, Prince Albert, commissioned the building of an elegant mausoleum to hold her remains.
A beautiful greenish 220 acres of botanical garden which has collections of azaleas, camellias, magnolias, and many other spring-flowering shrubs and trees. The Valley Gardens Harrogate is open all year round, 24 hours a day, and with a number of different areas and garden, styles make a relaxing and captivating place to explore.
Frogmore Cottage is a historic Grade II listed home on the Frogmore Estate, part of Home Park, Windsor, which was was built in 1801 at the direction of Queen Charlotte in the gardens near Frogmore House. It is part of the Crown Estate, the monarch's public estate. The cottage was a retreat for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the queen consort of George III, and her unmarried daughters.
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This romantic county is renowned for its connections with the Royal Family, the River Thames meandering along the northern edge and its many beautiful gardens ablaze with colour. Berkshire was recognised by the Queen as the Royal County of Berkshire in 1957 because of the presence of Windsor Castle, and letters patent were issued in 1974.