St Helen

St Helen's overshadows St Nicolas at Abingdon in the same way that the town's old abbey church must have overshadowed St Helen's in its day.

About this church

This is a building that has been steadily evolving for over a thousand years. Each generation has made its mark on it in ways that reflect their life and spiritual vision.

So you are looking at living history, the outward expression of the life of a Christian community that has worshipped here without a break at least since 995AD.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Spectacular stained glass
  • Glorious furnishings
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Social heritage stories

Visitors information

  • Level access to the main areas
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets in church
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike

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