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If you are visiting the Magna Carta monument(free) then the Air Force memorial(free) is a short... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Superb memorial with view of the Heathrow area

Came here on a still September morning and it is a stylish memorial to the thousands of airmen who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
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The Air Forces Memorial at Runnymede commemorates by name over 20,000 airmen who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe, and who have no known graves. They served in Bomber...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Air Forces Memorial Lodge Coopers Hill Lane, Englefield Green TW20 0LB, England
+44 1784 433329
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are visiting the Magna Carta monument(free) then the Air Force memorial(free) is a short walk away. Parking by the river Thames and well signposted. Both attractions are open air sites.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on a still September morning and it is a stylish memorial to the thousands of airmen who died without trace over WW2 and after. Tranquil, simple, humbling, but so many many names and these are not all of them

Thank Lucoid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made the short diversion from the Thames tow path to visit this memorial and well worth it. Dedicated to more than 20,000 Air force men from across the commonwealth who were missing in action. You truly get the scale of the awful loss from...More

Thank Leapingferret
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A must if you are in the area. While away an hour climbing to the top for a great view and watch the planes taking off and landing at Heathrow. Remember the Air Force service men and women who never came back and whose names...More

Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A truly superb venue to spend some quiet reflective time. Highly recommend a walk up to the top as the views are breathtakingly beautiful.

Thank Mo P
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This was a surprise, we were at Runnymede and wanted to have an overview of of theists and where part of the RAF 100 fly past was due a few days later. It is a reasonable walk from the car parks at Runnymede and the...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Lovely location with great views of the surrounding countryside.. Air force memorial in beautiful parkland, moving site.

Thank Frances S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

I always try to get to this place at least once a year, very tranquil (as to be expected), always worth the walk to pay respects. The climb to the top of the towers to view the surrounding counties is amazing on a clear day.

Thank Peter139
Reviewed June 14, 2018

The building is very much a competent work of its time. The highlight comes when you climb the narrow staircase by the chapel and emerge on the roof with a spectacular view of the Thames valley.

Thank paulW3933FP
Reviewed June 7, 2018

I visited the Air Forces Memorial last year on a gloomy day. There was renovation work going on and although I got a lot out of the visit I left wanting more. I went back on a gloriously sunny Sunday and was certainly glad I...More

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August 31, 2018|
Response from Becather | Reviewed this property |
No, the site is free.
June 9, 2018|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Hi! It really depends on your budget. Your best base if you’re in the area for more than a couple of days would be Windsor. Failing that, the closest hotel is the Runnymede on the Thames which is close by. A regular bus... More