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Things to see and do near The Runnymede in January

From Harry Potter film sets and well-known comedians, to winter runs and classic car gatherings, check out what’s going on near The Runnymede on Thames in January 2019.

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Matchbook Clarence House Chase Race Day

Pay a visit to the race course at Royal Ascot on Saturday 19 January to enjoy the opening event of 2019. Have a flutter at the popular jumps racing event and indulge in cocktails and a winter warming lunch.

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Hogwarts in the Snow

Spend the day at The Making of Harry Potter at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour this January to see a festive transformation of Harry Potter’s school, Hogwarts. See the Great Hall decorated as it was for the Yule Ball in the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire film. You’ll also get to visit the Gryffindor Common Room and other iconic Harry Potter spots.

Selected dates still available in January – find out more.

Sunday lunch

Plan a Sunday in January when you don’t have to venture into the kitchen. We’ll take care of Sunday lunch at The Runnymede so you don’t have to. Our two-course Sunday lunch menu is just £21.50 per person and you can either have a roast with all the trimmings or an alternative main dish that takes your fancy.

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Milton Jones in Windsor

Comedian Milton Jones is coming to Theatre Royal Windsor on 13 January for an evening of comedy. Known for his one-liner jokes and appearances on Mock the Week and Live at The Apollo! this looks set to be the perfect way to kick off the new year.

Find out more – tickets sell out fast.

Windsor Winter

If you’re planning to get fit in January, put your running skills to the test at Windsor Winter on Sunday 20 January. With the choice to take part in 5km, 10km or 15km runs by the gorgeous Dorney Lake, this is an invigorating outdoor event.

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Skinny Prosecco

Enjoy a tipple in January without your New Year resolutions taking too much of a hit. We serve Thomson & Scott Skinny Prosecco at The Runnymede on Thames. Low in sugar, vegan and organic, this fizz by an esteemed French winemaker has reached cult status in the UK.

Find out more about Skinny Prosecco.

New Year’s Day classic car gathering

Make your way to Brooklands Museum on 1 January 2019 if you’re a car enthusiast. Said to be the largest get-together for car enthusiasts in the UK, enjoy spotting an array of classic and vintage cars, motorcycles and commercial vehicles.

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Trip to the spa

Stay cosy in our spa this January and help revive your body after the indulgence of December. Our award-winning spa at The Runnymede has been recently refurbished, with a new Jacuzzi and infra-red sauna to check out, plus more. Treat yourself to a spa day and choose a treatment from our menu that’s just perfect for you.

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Writ in Water family maps

Take a brisk January walk this January to Writ in Water, the latest Magna Carta monument created by Turner Prize winning artist Mark Wallinger. To get the whole family involved, the National Trust has created some interactive learning maps to explore the flora and fauna around Writ in Water, plus other fun activities.

Download the interactive Writ in Water maps.

Winter Carriage Rides

Enjoy a winter themed carriage ride around Windsor Great Park until 5 January 2019. Reminiscent of the royal carriage ride of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after their wedding, go on a horse-drawn carriage around this wonderfully historic park. The winter-themed ride includes cosy lap rugs and Christmas toys, with music and champagne available for special occasions.

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