Abbey Wood is an area of South East London within the London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley. It gets its name from Lesnes Abbey Wood, which used to be the property of the monks of Lesnes Abbey. It is located south of Thamesmead and is 10.6 miles east of Charing Cross. Abbey Wood features a population of a little under 24,000 and is said to be a quiet region.
The district is well-liked amongst commuters; it has an typical age of 34 and its railway station was built in 1849 and these days it offers services to Charing Cross, Cannon Street and boroughs in Kent as a loop service. You can also find buses that run to Thamesmead, Lewisham and Peckham.
Abbey Wood is recognised for its caravan park settled amongst the Abbey Woods. The woods boasts a park plus a football pitch, as well as the neighbouring Bostall Gardens and Bostall Heath offer plenty of sports facilities. A section of the woods is a site of special scientific interest because it has fossils going back as far as 23-66 million years ago.