All you need to know about Abingdon

Located eight miles south of Oxford, this market town provides great commuter links to both Oxford and London. For business travellers wanting a quiet and peaceful stay in a serviced apartment with the benefits of a city nearby, Abingdon is the perfect location. The town is home to 33,000 residents as of the 2011 census which represents an 8% growth over a ten year period.

The area of Abingdon dates back to the Iron Age, and Abingdon Abbey was founded during Saxon times around 676 AD. The abbey’s dissolution in the mid-1500s led the town into decrease and decay. However, by the 1700s with the building and construction of Abingdon Lock and canals the town became a key trade route and the area grew.

Today, the town is home to numerous young and highly skilled professionals due to its close proximity to the well-established Oxford University Colleges and institutes. The serviced apartments in Abingdon situate guests close to the communication companies that the town is based upon.  Located in the surrounding areas and outskirts, industrial and science parks can be found.  The market town is within easy reach of several major employers and companies that revolve around science including the UKAEA and Harwell Laboratory.

Abingdon is home to stunning countryside and business travellers to the town can benefit from the beautiful walks at Harcourt Arboretum, Abbey Meadows, and the Thames path. Serviced apartments in Abingdon are close to many exciting and interesting attractions perfect for a day out. Millets Falconry Centre, Abingdon Museum, and the remains of Abingdon Abbey can all be found in and around the town.

Regular trains and buses link Abingdon with both London (an hour and a half journey) and Oxford (a 30-minute journey).  The nearest airport to Abingdon is London Heathrow Airport which can be reached in just over two hours by coach and bus services. Serviced apartments in Abingdon are located close to transport connections making the nearby cities and areas within easy reach.

Book you Abingdon serviced apartment today with SilverDoor Apartments. Serviced apartments in Abingdon offer more space than regular corporate accommodation options and are within easy reach of the town centre, attractions, and businesses. Book today.  

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