The memorial is open to the public every day of the year except Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

 Opening hours from 1 November to 31 March on weekdays are 09.00 - 16.00 or dusk whichever is sooner, and on weekends and public holidays 10.00 - 16.00 or dusk, whichever is sooner. From 1 April to  31 October, opening hours on weekdays are 09.00 - 18.00 or dusk whichever is sooner, and on weekends and public holidays 10.00 - 18.00 or dusk, whichever is sooner.

Runnymede will not be accessible to members of the public on the morning of 18th February 2019. 


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This Memorial overlooks the River Thames on Cooper's Hill at Englefield Green between Windsor and Egham on the A308, 4 miles from Windsor.

Visitor Facilities

  • Car Park

    There is a public car park near the memorial on Coopers Hill Lane. Disabled badge holders may use the on-site parking area in front of the memorial.



CWGC sites around the world host an array of events from open days and exhibitions to commemoration and rededication services throughout the year.

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other featured cemeteries & memorials


Brookwood Military Cemetery

This is the largest war cemetery in the UK. It contains the graves of more than 1,600 servicemen of the Commonwealth who died in the First World War and over 3,400 from the Second World War.

Dunkirk Memorial

The memorial stands at the entrance to the British War Graves Section of Dunkirk Town Cemetery in France. It commemorates more than 4,500 casualties of the British Expeditionary Force.

Essex Farm Cemetery

There are more than 1,000 servicemen of the First World War buried or commemorated here. One hundred and three of the burials are unidentified.