Trail 1London to Windsor

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Day 1City of London - The Centre of Dissent

The ancient City of London is home to the Heritage Gallery – displaying the 1297 Magna Carta sealed by Edward I – and the Temple complex, where the barons confronted King John.

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Day 2British Library - A Treasure Trove for Charter Enthusiasts

Two of the only surviving four copies of the 1215 version of Magna Carta are housed here, with other original medieval documents in a dedicated Magna Carta room.

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Day 3Runnymede - The Sealing of Magna Carta

Runnymede, the untouched riverside landscape and ancient meeting meadow, is where King John sealed Magna Carta in 1215.

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Day 4Windsor - The Home of King John

King John loved Windsor Castle above all others. The oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world, Windsor embodies the history of the nation in its development from an early fortification to the royal palace we see today.

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