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 Type||Ticket 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.
Map & Directions
Nearest major road is A35. Come off the A35 at Winterbourne-Abbas near Dorchester. Follow signs for Portesham/Abbotsbury. The swannery is in Abbotsbury on the B3157 coast road between Weymouth and Bridport.
Public Transport Directions
Nearest station is Weymouth station. The X53 Jurassic Coast bus runs regularly through Abbotsbury, the Swannery is approximately 1.5 miles from the centre of the village.
- Groups Accepted
- In countryside
- Outdoor Attraction
- Village Location
- All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
- Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
- Ramp/Level Access
- Toilets for Disabled Visitors
Parking & Transport
- Coach Parking
- On site parking
- Parking (free)
- On-Site café/restaurant - Self-service coffee shop with indoor and outdoor seating. Fully licensed, full range of hot and cold meals and snacks.
- Picnic Site
- Approx length of visit - 2 1/2 hours.
- Blue Badge Guides admitted free
- Maestro accepted
- MasterCard accepted
- Max group size - 100
- Min group size - 10
- Special group rates
- TIC Staff Admitted Free
- Visa accepted
- Tea / Coffee Shop
- Family Fun
- Marketed towards children
- Marketed towards families
- Marketed towards senior citizens
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Available for Groups
|Opening (21 Mar 2017 - 4 Nov 2017)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 17:00*|
CAFETERIA / RESTAURANT
This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.