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Abingdon Abbey Buildings

Checker Walk, Abingdon, England
+44 1235 525339
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Nice place to visit

Great place to go for a walk and take some photos would recommend for anyone with historical... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael L
via mobile
Nice walking area.

A nice area to walk at any time and the new ajacent play area for children. Plenty of picnic space... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Checker Walk, Abingdon, England
+44 1235 525339
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for a walk and take some photos would recommend for anyone with historical interest.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice area to walk at any time and the new ajacent play area for children. Plenty of picnic space and the usual venders with icecream and soft drinks etc.

Thank dacsue
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This is not really in the bracket of a tourist attraction. No doubting the history on show and it is fantastic the remaining parts of the Abbey have been saved but this and the gardens it is set in will amuse most people for 5-10...More

Thank andrewglenday
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The remaining ruins (and some folly ruins) are in the Abbey Park. There is one main ruin of a couple of walls looking as if they were part of an aisle, and a tangential wall with what looks like a small water basin in it....More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Ok if your 6 and want to kick the leaves.Everyone else?Youll get bored in 2 minutes. It looks in fact it is a Victorian Folly ie not real Abbey as far as I can recall apart from Gatehouse. Not much here on the edge of...More

1  Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This is a nice area near the town centre. It is nice and peaceful with only the sounds of birds. The squirrels can be seen running around. There are the old ruined parts of the abbey. At the moment the gardens are not in all...More

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

In the Abbey grounds are the partial remains of the old monastery and the local council have laid out a notional guide to where the old abbey would have stood .nicely done and interesting

Thank coughandcath
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This park is big and you can walk around or play ball games. Away from the crowd but ideal to chill. Its also a good place to picnic or have lunch.

Thank steadanne
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Most of the entries here describe the Abbey Meadows and the folly. The actual Abbey was the 6th wealthiest in the country and while the Abbey itself was demolished at the time of Henry Vlll, the ancillary buildings still remain. There is the Long Gallery,...More

2  Thank rondonel
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The area is fun for children to play hide and seek with lots of nooks and crannies. I like the way they have outlined the old abbey and kids love to follow the stone paths. There is very little for adults to see but the...More

Thank Gill D
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