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The location of the 1976 film 'The Eagle Has Landed' is an apt venue for Mapledurham at War on Saturday 12th August and Sunday 13th August.
A new weekend is on the horizon and yet again we have a whole host of brilliant things to keep us all occupied. There’s so many brilliant things to do, how will you chose? Who says you have to? Why not enjoy a fish supper followed by a trip to the theatre to watch one of Shakespeare’s plays on Friday evening, then on Saturday you can immerse yourselves in a Victorian variety evening and to finish it all off you could explore Thrupp Lake and look for wetland birds on Sunday before closing the weekend with a night of smooth jazz… total perfection! To find out more information on Abingdon events, head over to our website:
How would you like to feel like a VIP for the day? We’re talking scrumptious food, beautiful views, the tranquility of the river and a personal service like no other! If you have a love of the outdoors and a penchant for all things nautical, you’ll be chomping at the bit to jump aboard your very own Old English river cruiser!
The Abbey Meadow Pool in Abingdon is open for longer hours this year due to the closure of the Leisure Centre Pool over summer. Make the most of the opportunity to swim in a heated pool in the fresh air in lovely riverside surroundings and support this very special gem in Abingdon!
Did you know that the desk staff at the Centre can provide you with information about travel, things to do and places to stay, eat and drink in and around the town?
From steak night, pilates and live jazz music, to countryside walks, meditation and even how the sun works, there’s lots for the whole family to do in Abingdon this week! Whether you’re looking for a fun activity to entertain your little ones, an afternoon of stretching your legs or an evening of music and food, we’re sure you won’t be disappointed with our extensive list of things to do! For more details, head on over to our website:
Not sure what to do this week? Well ponder no more for there is a fantastic range of fun activities this week in Abingdon! Whether you’re a nature lover, a music aficionado, a food connoisseur or a family man (or woman!) there’s something for everyone this week in our great town! For more details, head on over to our website:
Warmer weather, bright leafy trees and blooming flowers can only mean one thing - summer is here! What better way to celebrate than to pop down to one of your lovely local pubs to enjoy a spot of lunch amongst the beautiful Oxfordshire scenery? Whether you fancy treating yourself whilst the children are away at summer camp or you’re planning a family lunch one afternoon to kick start the holidays, we’ve got it all covered with our list of 5 recommended summer pub lunches around Abingdon!
Salters Steamers operate an Abingdon to Oxford scheduled boat service 7 days a week between 23rd May and 13th September (weather permitting)....
Salters Steamers have been running both scheduled services and short boat trips from Oxford and Abingdon for over 100 years and are an established part of the Thames traffic in Oxfordshire in the high season. If a half day's excursion is what is required, Salter's short boat trips to Culham Lock and back might fit the bill.
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