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Abbotsbury Swannery is now CLOSED until the 2024 season. The Swannery will reopen 16th March 2024.

 Abbotsbury Swannery in Dorset

Home to the world’s only managed colony of nesting mute swans

An Abbotsbury baby swan on a nest
An adult mute swan stretches its wings in front of the Fleet Lagoon in Dorset

Abbotsbury Swannery 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 this beautiful place is considered to be one of the best things to do in Dorset.


Explore the fantastic Swan Maze in all seasons

Visiting Abbotsbury Swannery?

Why not visit Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens at the same time?

We have a fantastic 25% dual ticket discount when you order tickets to both attractions at the same time. Bookings don’t have to be made for the same day either.

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Stay for a while longer…

Luxury Dorset Cottages have five beautiful 5-star cottages, four within a stone’s throw of all three Abbotsbury attractions.

Luxury Dorset Cottages - holiday accommodation in Dorset
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