Abbotsford took its name from Abbotsford House, owned by Sir Arthur Renwick. The house still remains today as a private residence. Much of the cove has been redeveloped to medium density housing. However, in conjunction with the Heritage Council of NSW, the developers relocated and restored the historic Pavilion.
Sydney Rowing Club is located at the end of Great North Road adjacent to a ferry wharf.
Location: Sydney / Inner West
Distance from city centre: 10km