The top 20 Attractions around Abingdon

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    Hertford Bridge (Bridge of Sighs)

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    Hertford Bridge, often called "the Bridge of Sighs", is a skyway joining two parts of Hertford College over New College Lane in Oxford, England. Its distinctive design makes it a …

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    Martyrs' Memorial, Oxford

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    Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the monument was completed in 1843 after two years' work, having replaced "a picturesque but tottering old house". The Victorian Gothic memorial, whose design …

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    Carfax Tower

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    Built in 1032 as a tower of St. Martin's Church. The clock dates from the 14th century. The church itself had to give way to a widening of the street around 1900 - but the tower is standing.

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    St Martin's Tower, popularly called "Carfax Tower", is on the northwest corner of Carfax. It is all that remains of the 12th-century St Martin's Church and is now owned …

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    The Danby gateway to the Botanic Garden is one of three entrances designed by Nicholas Stone between 1632 and 1633. It is one of the earliest structures in Oxford to …

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    Wheatley Windmill is an 18th-century tower mill at grid reference SP 589 053 between the hamlet of Littleworth and Wheatley in Oxfordshire, England. The windmill has an octagonal plan which …

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    Bodleian Library

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    The Bodleian Library (/ˈbɒdliən, bɒdˈliːən/) is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe. With over 12 million items, it …

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    The Sheldonian Theatre, located in Oxford, England, was built from 1664 to 1669 after a design by Christopher Wren for the University of Oxford. The building is named after Gilbert …

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    Radcliffe Camera

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    The Radcliffe Camera (Camera, meaning "room" in Latin; colloquially, "Rad Cam" or "The Camera") is a building of Oxford University, England, designed by James Gibbs in neo-classical style and built …

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    Balliol College

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    Founded in 1263, Balliol is one of Oxford’s oldest colleges and is the oldest academic institution in the English-speaking world still on its original site. English Prime Minister Boris Johnson …

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    The Meadow Building (known as "Meadows" to students, aka Meadow Buildings) is part of Christ Church, Oxford, England, one of the Oxford colleges, looking out south onto Christ Church Meadow …

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    Christ Church Cathedral

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    Christ Church is the cathedral of the diocese of Oxford. It is also the chapel of Christ Church at the University of Oxford. This dual role as cathedral and college …

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    The Wittenham Clumps

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    The stunning Wittenham Clumps. They give amazing views of the South Oxon countryside. Definitely worth a stop.

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    Oxford Punting

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    CHAFFEURED
    Punts - £30 Max of 4 people.
    Self drive - £22 per hour max 5 person.

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    Oxford University Museum of Natural History was founded in 1860. These days, the stunning neo-Gothic building holds an internationally-significant collection of natural history specimens and archives. The Museum is open …

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    Godstow Abbey

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    The ruins of the 12th Century Godstow Nunnery have a wonderful atmosphere. The abbey was founded by Edith of Winchester in 1133. As the story goes, Edith had a vision …

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    The Headington Shark

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    The Headington Shark is a rooftop sculpture located at New High Street, Headington, Oxford, England, depicting a large shark embedded head-first in the roof of a house.

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    Come and partake of the Parkrun phenomena. Lovely people, all in your own time. 0900 every Saturday. Do it, you won't regret it.

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    Farmoor Reservoir

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    Farmoor Reservoir is surrounded by beautiful countryside and woodland. The area is home to lots of birdlife, including black-headed gull, Eurasian coot, great cormorant, greylag goose, mute swans, tufted duck, white wagtail, mallard, plus more.

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    Abingdon

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    Steeped in history dating back to the Saxon era, Abingdon-On-Thames is one of the most important of all the historic towns on the Thames. Boasting a magnificent town hall and …

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