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Brambly Hedge trail at Abbotsbury Swannery

NEW for the 2024 season at the Abbotsbury Swannery is the Brambly Hedge Trail.

Brambly Hedge is a collection of children’s stories and illustrations by author Jill Barklem. The books follow the lives and adventures of a community of self-sufficient mice who live in Brambly Hedge.

The trail is based on one of the most delightful books in the Brambly Hedge collection called Sea Story. The trail takes visitors around the Swannery grounds, to discover more about the swans and the adventurous mice.

Designed for families to enjoy, the trail includes stamp points, questions to answer and characters to meet, all alongside the swans and discovering more about the unique Swannery.

After the trail head to the Cafe where there will be colouring sheets to enjoy and the Gift Shop will feature a selection of books from the collection and other Brambly Hedge gifts.

The Swannery is open daily from Saturday 16th March and closes Sunday 3rd November. The trail will available to visitors throughout the whole of the 2024 season.

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