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Abbotsbury Swannery

Animal Collection

New Barn Road
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+44 01305 871858

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Abbotsbury Swannery

The 600-year-old swannery is a natural history paradise. Home to the only managed colony of free-flying mute swans in the world that visitors can walk among. During the nesting and hatching period (end May-end June), it is possible to be standing next to hatching eggs. On average, over 100 nests produce over 600 cygnets for visitors to literally walk amongst. Self-service coffee shop, gift shop, audiovisual show, free car parking and rustic play area.


Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£10.95 per ticket
Child (5-15)£7.95 per ticket
Family (2 Adults, 3 Children)£40.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Opening Times

Opening (21 Mar 2015 - 4 Nov 2015)

What's Nearby

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