Abbey Fishponds LNR
Designated site name: Abbey Fishponds LNR   View map
LNR Type: Urban Type:  
County: OXFORDSHIRE Natural England Area Team: Thames Solent (LNR)
Other overlapping designations:
Date of Declaration: 31/03/2010 Declaring Authority: Vale Of White Horse District Council
Area (Ha): 5.62 Grid Reference: SU 511 980
Owned By:  Private and leased to Vale of White Horse District Council Managed By:  Earth Trust
Location: Radley Road, Abingdon OX14 3TN
How to get there: Please check how to get to the LNR e.g. Using Traveline Traveline website or phone 0871 200 22 33 (chargeable call)

Situated on Radley Road in Abingdon, 3/4 mile north of junction with A4183. Oxfordshire.
Bus to Abingdon, site some 1750 m to east of town centre, within Peachcroft housing estate, off either Radley Road or Audlett Drive.

Visitor facilities: We advise you to check information about the current visitor facilities before you go to the LNR e.g. through the local authority or managing body's website.

What to see: The wetlands were ponds that supplied fish - usually carp - to local villagers.
Water-loving wildlife thrives in the wet woodland, reedbed, fen and meadow at Abbey Fishponds.
Abundant wild flowers and birds are joined by wonderful quantities of dragonflies and damselflies in summer.

Volunteer and 'Friends': For information about volunteering and 'Friends' groups, please contact the manager and see teh local authority or managing body's website.
Contact the local authority or owner of the LNR for further information - e.g. through the Local authority website.

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