Learn the history of Runnymede, understand the Borough Profile, and access a special edition of the Borough Guide which was created for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
Originally created as Runnymede District Council, it was granted the status of a Borough by Royal Charter in 1978.
Map showing Runnymede's location in the region.
A special souvenir edition of the Borough Guide was created for the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta.
On 15 June 1215, King John agreed Magna Carta here in Runnymede. A variety of events took place in 2015 to mark the 800th anniversary.