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Abdon welcomes visitors for walking and cycling, but please make sure you park in the Village Hall car park and not on the verges or in the passing places. For hundreds of free walks to download and print plus details of all the walking clubs in the country and lots more information visit

Abdon and Heath Parish consists of 7 settlements: Abdon, Balaams Heath, Baucott, Brookhampton, Heath, Holdgate and Tugford.

We are situated between the Brown Clee Hill and the Corvedale in South Shropshire.

Although we are sparsely populated, Abdon and Heath Parish is a very friendly community in which to live.  There are many events and social activities taking place throughout the year, and we always make time to stop for a chat with neighbours and visitors.

Church services are held regularly at:

  • St. Margaret's, Abdon
  • Heath Chapel, Heath
  • Holy Trinity, Holdgate
  • St. Catherine, Tugford

Our local noticeboards are located at:

  • Abdon – opposite the red telephone box, and near to St Margaret’s Church
  • Balaam's Heath – on road side near junction to Beambridge
  • Heath – on road side near junction to Peckledy
  • Holdgate – next to telephone box
  • Tugford – near to St Catherine’s Church

Our Village Hall is located in Abdon - See the Village Hall page for details.

The Corvedale News - our monthly community magazine full of useful information. If you would like to subscribe please contact Margaret Buckingham for your copy, Tel: 01746 712296, email:   The Annual cost is £7 for this year.

Abdon and Heath Parish Council:

You can hire a marquee from Abdon and Heath Parish Council - Marquee for hire.

Abdon parish records from the 1600s to 1800s are free to access on the following website: Home Page ( - the select Salop. They are Hereford diocese records.

New Reports: Reports about the archaeological investigations that have been done at Heath over the last few years.


Welcome to Abdon and Heath! Welcome to Abdon and Heath!