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Cancer research is at the heart of Phil’s selfless drive and passion to achieve a truly wonderful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
PatriciaL1800
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It is a mystery to me how Phil manages to source all of his fabulous collection, maintain it, keep... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
GreyNomad27
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'THE ABINGDON COLLECTION' is open by appointment only and offers a unique visitor experience in the beautiful rolling hills of Co. Tyrone. Divided into two distinct sections the first area covers classic cars, motorcycles, diecast models and enamel...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Gortnagarn Road | Abingdon, Omagh BT78 5NW, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cancer research is at the heart of Phil’s selfless drive and passion to achieve a truly wonderful and exciting world class collection. It was a privilege to meet Phil, and share his passion. And it was great fun too! Bob Brown (& Patricia Lagan) AustraliaMore

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Bob and thanks for your response and generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It was very interesting talking to you both and I hope to see you back at the Collection next time you are over.... Your comment is a bit of a milestone...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is a mystery to me how Phil manages to source all of his fabulous collection, maintain it, keep it clean and host numerous visitors whilst also writing a book. Surely there are not enough hours in the day. We were welcomed with tea and...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your kind words and very generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It was a pleasure to see the three of you visiting the Collection and good to meet some real bikers who put the miles on. I hope that you enjoyed the rest...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely brilliant collection and brilliant commentary from owner Phil, it's so amazing. Appointment only but once you arrive you understand why, allow approx. 1hour plus for tour. Phil's passion really shines through and his collection is immaculate. One of our highlights of our week in...More

Thank Margaret M
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Margaret for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. We have had a great summer and visitors have reacted very positively to what we try to do here. I hope to see you back at the collection at some stage. Thanks,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful tour with Phil of his private collection. He was an intrical part of our vacation. Allow plenty of time and don't mind Harley the Hound. Cheers!

Thank Sharlene V
ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Sharlene for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I am glad that you are enjoying your stay in Ireland and hope to see you back soon. Regards to you both from Harley Beagle. Thanks, Philip

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The car and "decades" memorabilia are fun to see but what makes this collection so special is Philip and both his collection of WWII memorabilia and his knowledge and understanding of the horrors of the war.

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your comments and generous donation to Cancer Research UK. i am glad that you enjoyed your visit and also appreciated the Ulster American Folk Park. Call me if you are ever back over on holidays., Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for something to do in and around the Omagh area then get along to see this collection of one man’s memorabilia. A fantastic collection through the decades you will get a guided tour and explanation of everything on display. A real...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Paul, thank you for your kind words and for the very generous contributions to Cancer Research UK made by both of you. This month will be our highest ever donation to the Charity and we are likely to exceed our target for 2018. I hope...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I originally booked this for my husband who is the car fan but really enjoyed it too, particularly the WW2 memorabilia, much of which was very relevant to the occupation of Jersey, where we live. Philip is enthusiastic, knowledgeable and passionate about this (hugely eclectic)...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Viv, thanks very much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research UK. It looks as if this could be our busiest month ever, and visitors have been extremely generous with donations to our chosen Charity. I am glad that you appreciate what...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Big and very interesting collection,cars and 2 WW items.Many special cars ,uniforms. Great guide . You must see this collection .Great lesson of history.I recommends .Piotr Gawecki Cavan Ireland

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I am so glad that you both appreciated what we are trying to do here in terms of teaching history and not forgetting the past. Philip.

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

I have to say didn’t know this was in omagh. We took our teenage son . He was totally amazed and loved classic cars collection plus vintage toy collection . Philip who gives us the tour was brilliant and we didn’t feel rushed at any...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and generous contribution to Cancer Research. I hope to see the rest of the family at the Collection in the near future. Thanks, Philip.

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Today we the BMW CLUB ULSTER SECTION had the privilege to attend a private viewing of THE ABINGDON COLLECTION. What an unbelievable sight, the finest of museums could never hope to have a fraction of what was in store for our viewing. Breathtaking, definitely worth...More

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ABINGDONCOLLECTION12, Owner at The Abingdon Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words and please pass on my thanks to the club for their generous donations to Cancer Research. The bikes at the front of the property looked fantastic and generated a lot of interest from passing motorists. I hope...More

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