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Welcome to Abingdon, a historic market town situated in rural Oxfordshire, holding the title of the oldest town in England. The town has a strong community feel and the local keep the town bustling and full of liveliness. There are plenty of events for the community, whilst it also offers a small town atmosphere where you can feel at home.
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Life in Abingdon

Abingdon is full of things to do for all ages, including the Abbey Gardens and Abbey Meadow. Abbey Gardens are perfect for enjoying the flower displays and finding Trendell’s Folly, originally created in the 19th century. You can extend your visit to Abbey Gardens by continuing through to Abbey Meadows and walk alongside the Abingdon Lock and Weir.

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History of Abingdon

Abingdon is full of History, believed to date back to the Saxon era. What remains of the Abingdon Abbey are the town’s oldest buildings, dating supposedly back to 675 AD. Other historic buildings in the town include The Abbey Gateway, St Nicolas Church, Abbey Buildings, Trendell’s Folly, The lost Abbey Trail, St Helen’s Church and Long Alley Almhouse.

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Abingdon Office

3 High Street, Abingdon on Thames, Oxfordshire, OX14 5BB

Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday:9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday:9:00am - 1:00pm

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