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Welcome to Abberton, a friendly little village in Colchester, Essex. A very small and quiet area with a small population of around 500 residents it resides near the Abberton reservoir in the northern region of Essex, Eastern England. Interestingly the village was one of the locations that incurred damage during the 1884 earthquake.

Population of Abberton

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The closest airport to Abberton

The airport is 36 to 41 miles depending on the route chosen and takes around an hour to drive there.

Abberton to London Southend airport UK

Closest train station to Abberton

The closest train station is around 6 miles away and takes 15 minutes to drive there.

closet train station to abberton

Local taxi companies


Phone Number

 Star Cars 01206 700900

Roman Cars

01206 521521

Cab2go Colchester

 01206 701701


lion pub abberton

The nightlife in Abberton is pretty much non existent due it being so small so if you fancy a night out you will most likely need to travel out to Colchester town which is around 6 miles away.

Colchester town has a few clubs and pubs with a mildly active night life, many of the residents have been known to travel to Ipswitch which is around 21 miles away.

Scenery and places to see

The scenery in Abberton is purely countryside with views of green grass and the water of the local reservoir, there some walking routes dotted around the village, a church and the village is rather close to the West Mersea coastline that sits 5 miles 10 minute drive from Abberton.

West Mersea UK


History of Abberton

Abberton is an old little place it’s reservoir was constructed in around 1939 but the village dates back to the late 17th century, with recorded population figures around 250 in 1848 it’s fair to say the place hasn’t grown drastically only doubling in population over a 150 year period.