Abbey Wood is a district of South East London inside the London Boroughs of Greenwich and Bexley. It takes its name from Lesnes Abbey Wood, which used to be the property of the monks of Lesnes Abbey. It's placed south of Thamesmead and is 10.6 miles east of Charing Cross. Abbey Wood has a population of just under 24,000 and is said to be a quiet region.
The district is well known amid commuters; it has an typical age of 34 and its railway station was opened in 1849 and these days it offers services to Charing Cross, Cannon Street and boroughs in Kent as a loop service. Additionally, there are buses that offer links to Thamesmead, Lewisham and Peckham.
Abbey Wood is known for its caravan park settled amongst the Abbey Woods. The woods boasts a park as well as a football pitch, along with the nearby Bostall Gardens and Bostall Heath provide numerous sports facilities. Part of the woods is a site of special scientific interest since it has fossils that are from 23-66 million years ago.