Abbey Wood is a district of South East London inside the London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley. It gets its name from Lesnes Abbey Wood, which used to belong to the monks of Lesnes Abbey. It's located south of Thamesmead and is 10.6 miles east of Charing Cross. Abbey Wood features a population of just under 24,000 and is known to be a quiet area.
The district is well-liked amid commuters; it has an typical age of 34 and its railway station was erected in 1849 and currently it offers services to Charing Cross, Cannon Street and districts in Kent as a loop service. You can also find buses that offer links to Thamesmead, Lewisham and Peckham.
Abbey Wood is recognised for its caravan park located amongst the Abbey Woods. The woods boasts a park as well as a football pitch, and also the nearby Bostall Gardens and Bostall Heath offer numerous sports facilities. Part of the woods is a site of special scientific interest because it has fossils that are from 23-66 million years ago.