A sunny day at the start of half term seemed an ideal opportunity to head over to Ankerwycke to see the snowdrops. Just across the Thames from Runnymede, Ankerwycke is home to the ruins of a priory and the Ankerwycke Yew – a 2000 year old tree rumoured to be… View Post

History and mini-beast hunting at Ankerwycke

History and mini-beast hunting at Ankerwycke

Ankerwycke is just across the river from Runnymede and home to the ancient Ankerwycke Yew – a 2500 year old tree which is said to be where Henry VIII wooed Anne Boleyn and possibly also the site where the Magna Carta itself was signed.  It’s also a lovely peaceful spot… View Post