A trip to Heathrow airport gave us some time to sightsee before meeting our eldest son returning from America. On Cooper’s Hill in Runnymede, Surrey, overlooking the river Thames is Runnymede War Memorial, it is also known as the Air Forces Memorial. The memorial commemorates more than 20,000 airmen and women who were lost in the Second World War during operations from bases in the United Kingdom and North and Western Europe who have no known grave. You can see Heathrow airport in the distance and it seems quite fitting that modern planes fly over the memorial.
There are lots of boat trips running on this part of the River Thames at Runnymede including trips to Windsor and Hampton Court.