Abingdon on Thames 1556 Boundary Walk

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Abingdon on Thames 1556 Boundary Walk is a 5.3 kilometer loop trail located near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 5.3 km Elevation Gain: 69 m Route Type: Loop

kid friendly

walking

river

views

muddy

city walk

historic site

pub walk

This traill forms the essence of the traditional Abingdon on Thames 1556 boundary New Year's Day "Beating the Bounds" walk with the Mayor and Town Crier at 11am every year on The 1st January from and finishing in the Town Square. The walk tours the 1556 boundary of Abingdon, stopping frequently for historical talks and "Town crying" by the Town Crier to wake up and motivate everyone for the new year!

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20 days ago

This traill forms the essence of the traditional Abingdon on Thames 1556 boundary New Year's Day "Beating the Bounds" walk with the Mayor and Town Crier at 11am every year on The 1st January from and finishing in the Town Square. The walk tours the 1556 boundary of Abingdon, stopping frequently for historical talks and "Town crying" by the Town Crier to wake up and motivate everyone for the new year! It passes numerous historical points, each marked as Waypoints which are where the guide gives a historical talk and the Town Crier sounds, This walk can of course be attempted any time of the year!