A historic market town located just 6 miles from Oxford; Abingdon is one of the oldest towns continuously occupied in England.
The town is full of local cafes and restaurants and plenty of pubs! There are lots of activities for children, from an assortment of sporting clubs to the local water park. The Thames path also runs through Abingdon which offers lots of picturesque riverside walks.
An interesting tradition that began in 1761 has the towns’ local notables throwing buns from the roof of the Abingdon County Hall Museum to mark days of special celebration, such as Royal weddings, coronations and jubilees.
Abingdon has many primary and secondary schools within the town and the surrounding area; check with a school catchment finder to check your catchment area.
Abingdon is just 6 miles outside of Oxford city centre with a regular bus services running every 10 minutes to the centre, John Radcliffe Hospital and Martson. There are also 3 train stations nearby in Radley (3 miles), Oxford (6 miles) and Didcot (8 miles), all providing services to London and the rest of the UK.