Visit Abingdon

We hope the website provides you with a good introduction to Abingdon and the virtual tour will give you a taste of some of our facilities, but there is nothing quite like actually being here to really appreciate our campus and the unique atmosphere that is Abingdon.

We would encourage all parents and boys to come and see us, and we offer various types of visits and a range of dates, so you can choose whatever suits you best. Listed below is an outline of these opportunities and also, where necessary, details of how to register for a particular event. We very much look forward to seeing you.

You are also very welcome to visit our Prep School - which is about 10 minutes away by car - and which has separate arrangements for visits.

For parents with or without sons, by appointment.

  • School tour
  • Boarding tour (optional - please request at time of booking)
  • Meeting with the Director of Admissions
  • Other departmental meetings by arrangement such as music, sport

For an appointment please contact Admissions, on +44 (0)1235 849011 or email

For parents only, 10am-12pm. Booking required.

  • Tour of the School
  • Q & A session with the Head and other Abingdon staff
  • More details

Dates available are shown on the booking form.

For boys in a specific year group with parents joining later. 9.30am-12pm. Booking required.

  • Boys have taster lessons in a variety of departments such as sport, IT, drama
  • Q & A session with the Head and other Abingdon staff

First Year 2019 dates and booking form
Third Year 2021 dates and booking form

For boys with some parent involvement, open to boys with boarding place offers for 2020, and boarding enquiries for 2021. Limited placesRegister your interest by email.

  • Overnight stay in a boarding house
  • Variety of activities such as sailing, cooking, sample lesson
  • Q & A session for parents along with refreshments and lunch

To register your interest, please email Beverley Buckle at

Further information about our boarding taster

An opportunity to visit Abingdon School during your New Year holiday. The next event will take place on Tuesday 5 February 2019. Both parents and boys are most welcome. To register your interest and/or to book a place, please send an email to

  • School tour
  • Boarding tour
  • Q & A session with the Headmaster, academic, admissions and boarding staff

Our next whole school Open Day will be in September 2019.

  • School tour
  • Head’s address
  • Meet the staff and boys
  • View all departments
  • Hands-on activities

More details are available on the Open Day webpage.