Abbotsbury Swannery

This event has finished

Find nearby campsites

When: 22 Mar - 02 Nov 2014

Cost: £10.95 Adult

Opening hours: 10:13am-5pm

Website: Visit website

Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset is unique. This is the only place in the world where you are able to walk through the heart of a colony of nesting Mute Swans. A visit to the Swannery is considered one of the best things to do in Dorset.

The Swannery

has become one of the most popular things to do for the family visiting Dorset. Located on the dramatic Dorset Coast, this unique natural wildlife habitat is also popular with film makers and has been used as a location for Harry Potter filming.

So if your family is looking for unusual things to do on holiday in Dorset, come to the Swannery and help hand feed 600 swans at 12.00 noon and 4.00pm daily, or get lost in the giant maze (the largest willow maze in Dorset), swing on the swinging nests play area, at the Kennels café or browse our quality gift shop. Parking is free!

The swans at Abbotsbury are all free flying, this is a sanctuary, not a zoo. There are no cages. 

Visitor information

Find nearby campsites


Abbotsbury Swannery
New Barn Road, Abbotsbury, Dorset, DT3 4JG

Contact details

Tel: 01305 871858



Event details can change.

Please check with the organisers that the event is happening before making travel arrangements.