Sample over 800 years of Surrey’s history
London, Greater London
Come and discover Surrey’s history, including the open meadows of from the internationally-know Runnymede and Hampton Court Palace.
The sealing of the Magna Carta in 1215 is where the medieval barons met with King John, resulting in a change to the monarch’s powers. Today the open meadows at Runnymede are a great historic site to reflect on this point in history.
Further along the river is the magnificent Hampton Court Palace, which celebrates its 500-year anniversary in 2015. Henry VIII’s favourite palace, visitors can explore gardens, kitchens, bedchambers and even a maze.
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