Amazing Abingdon

Date: Sunday 16th October

This walk follows the river Thames, slowly winding through the meadows towards Abingdon. We pass the formidable ruins of the Benedictine Abingdon Abbey overseeing the river, and complete our journey in Abingdon, St Edmund’s birthplace. The path can be very muddy, so do not bring your fanciest shoes. The buses can take us back to Oxford every ~15 minutes, so people have the option to stay in Abingdon for some sightseeing, pub, coffee etc.

Meet: Outside Tesco on St Aldates
Time: 11am
Return: Approx. 4pm
Distance: 16km (10 miles)
Cost: £4 for bus back from Abingdon
Lunch: Participants need to bring their own packed lunch
Leader: Simon Lewis (simon.lewis@univ.ox.ac.uk)

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