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The River Thames laps at the foot of the medieval wharf of St Helens


Welcome to the one-town website for Abingdon-on-Thames, the historic, modern market town set in rural Oxfordshire.  Browse our pages to discover the ancient streets, the riverside walks, the gourmet delights and the annual festivals of the town famous for its Bun-Throwing, a unique tradition which dates back over 250 years and is  our way of celebrating major royal occasions.

This website contains all the information you need to discover this beautiful, lively market town for yourself. It’s also your one-stop resource to find out all you need to enjoy community life to the full if you are already lucky enough to live here, or work here.







Latest News

18 Oct 2018
Abindon Museum presents: '1918: The Bloody Road to Victory... more
18 Oct 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council are pleased to announce... more
16 Oct 2018
Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council
Please note that the Council meeting on Wednesday 17th... more
01 Oct 2018
The organisers of next week's Abingdon Michaelmas Fun Fair... more
21 Sep 2018
100th Commemoration of the World War One Armistice Please... more
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Saturday, 20th October10:00am-6:00pm
EXCITING NEW FOOD & DRINKS MARKET IN ABINGDON A stellar line-up including the Raymond Blanc Cook... more
Saturday, 20 October 2018 - 10:00am
Team Abingdon keeping the town free of plastic, litter and in particular today meeting at Abingdon L... more
Saturday, 20 October 2018 - 10:00am
The band of our local Salvation Army will be playing between 11.00 am and 1.00 pm Saturday alongside... more
Saturday, 20th October2:30pm-3:00pm
Come and join us for Storytime followed by colouring in at Abingdon Library! Every Saturday afternoo... more
The Abingdon  Marathon Logo
Sunday, 21st October9:00am-2:00pm
A flat, fast two lap circuit through Abingdon Town Centre and surrounding countryside starting and f... more
Abingdon RUFC
Sunday, 21 October 2018 - 10:00am
Abingdon Mini & Junior Rugby season. We are delighted to begin our 2018/19 mini & Junior Rug... more
From Monday, 22nd October to Saturday, 27th October10:00am-4:00pm
Woodcarving Exhibition & Demonstration, See our exhibits watch some of us carving, vote for yo... more
From Tuesday, 23rd October to Thursday, 25th October9:30am-5:00pm
From Tuesday, 23rd October to Thursday, 25th October9:30am-5:00pm
House of Fun is a fun-filled holiday camp created and run by teachers based at Thomas Reade Primary... more
abingdon artists exhibition
From Tuesday, 23rd October to Saturday, 27th October10:00am-4:30pm
Abingdon Artists welcome you to their Autumn Exhibition where you can see a stunning display of loca... more
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
abingdon museum, crafts, autumn, hedgehog, history, family activity
Thursday, 25th October10:30am-3:00pm
Bring the outdoors in this October with our autumnal activities making hedgehogs and clay models. Al... more
Friday, 9th November7:00pm-9:30pm
"The story of the apocalyptic final year of the Great War as the British and German armies are teste... more
Peter Turner, Abingdon Museum, christmas crafts, family activity
Saturday, 1st December10:30am-3:00pm
Ho ho ho! Our ever popular Christmas Crafts activity is just around the corner. Will you make someth... more
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