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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

29 Sep 2020
Earlier this year, Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council... more
29 Sep 2020
One of the most serious outcomes of the current pandemic... more
25 Sep 2020
The specimen was discovered in a local gravel pit at Oday... more
10 Sep 2020
Abingdon Town Council
The Abingdon Michaelmas and Runaway Fairs will not take... more
05 Sep 2020
We are pleased to announce phase one of reopening to... more
See Abingdon-on-Thames high resolution map
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 - 9:30am
For pre-school children and their grown up. join us for rhymes that develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 - 11:00am
Rhymetime for pre school children and their grown ups to develop pre reading skills
Wednesday, 30th September11:30am-1:00pm
Little Bears Toddler Group a unique group in the under 5's and thier parents/grandparents/childminde... more
Wednesday 19:30 Yoga Class Northcourt Centre
From Wednesday, 30th September to Wednesday, 27th October7:30pm-11:45pm
Join a yoga class to build flexibility and strength. Stretch out your muscles and learn to breath de... more
Music at the Unicorn
Thursday, 1st October7:00pm-10:00pm
Doors: 7pm - Music: 7.15pm Tickets: £15 - www.musicattheunicorn.org.uk, Mostly Books, 36 Stert Stree... more
Abingdon Quakers image and logo
Thursday, 1st October8:00pm-9:00pm
Abingdon Quakers invite you to join us to experience a Quaker Meeting. Everyone is most welcome for... more
Sports and town activities check booking information each time
Friday, 2 October 2020 - 9:00am
White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre has new Autumn classes and events from late September onwards.... more
Friday, 2 October 2020 - 8:00pm
1st November and 6th December and all year there is first Friday in the month jazz with live muisici... more
Saturday, 3rd October10:30am-12:30pm
Free Safe Cycling sessions available in Abingdon on Saturday's, 10.30am. Are you a novice or nervous... more
From Monday, 5th October to Tuesday, 6th October12:00pm-10:30pm
Almost a thousand years since its origin this fair's history is as the longest street fair in Europe... more
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