Abbotsbury SwanneryCurrently Closed
- Address: New Barn Road, Abbotsbury, Weymouth DT3 4JG, England, United Kingdom
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +4401305-871858
- Ticket Price: 12 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Park, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Nature, Bird Watching
Abbotsbury Swannery - Review
The Swannery was founded by Benedictine Monks during 1040s. Abbotsbury Swannery has become a popular spot for tourists in Dorset. It’s located on Dorset coast. The Swannery has no cages for swans; they are set free for flying. Abbotsbury Swannery is popular with filmmakers and the location has been used for filming of Harry Potter movie. It’s not a zoo; it’s a sanctuary for swans.
Abbotsbury Swannery Information
- Dogs are not allowed.
- Free parking is available.
Abbotsbury Swannery Ticket Prices
- Children: 8.50 Euros
- Super saver family tickets: 39 Euros
- Annual season tickets: Adult: 37 Euros, Children: 35 Euros, Super saver: 75 Euros
- Disabled person: Need to pay full rate for tickets.
- Group tickets: Adult: 8 Euros, Children: 5.50 Euros
- Group passport tickets: Adult: 13 Euros, Children: 10 Euros
- School groups tickets: Teacher: 8 Euros, Children: 5.50 Euros
How To reach Abbotsbury Swannery by Public Transport
- By car
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Things to Know Before Visiting Abbotsbury Swannery
95% of people who visit Abbotsbury include Abbotsbury Swannery in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
74.73% of people start their Abbotsbury Swannery visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Abbotsbury Swannery
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Abbotsbury Swannery
Abbotsbury Swannery Trips
Abbotsbury Swannery , Abbotsbury Reviews
We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. A huge number of swans and feeding time at 12pm or 4pm is a must. Children and adults can join in, freely walking between the swans and cygnets. A birds of prey talk was also included with 10 rescue birds (owls, falcons, buzzard etc). Really good speaker, knowledgeable and humorous - a fine bonus.
Definitely recommend visiting this place. Feeding of swans happens every day at 12 noon and 4pm. Kids can help feed the swans. A lovely man also does a commentary while this is happening. Good disabled car parking area right at the entrance to the swans, just let them know in the shop and they let you through the gate. Lovely gift shop with lots of goodies to spend your money on. Carers get in for free and if you buy your tickets on line you can get 20% off current price of £12-50.
Took my elderly mother in wheelchair but actually used one of theirs as more suitable for paths. Staff were very helpful and directed me to disabled parking area so saving longish walk to the swans. Mum has limited vision but was thrilled to see cygnets right close to paths. Surprisingly quiet for Saturday. Recommended!
Lovely area of natural beauty. We've been twice now. Definitely much better when there are cygnets, but still worth the BV yup as it's been quite an amazing site!
At long last after many years, I have finally visited this unique and long established Swannery at Abbotsbury, Dorset. Amazing, you have to visit this place. Over 600 swans plus numerous other water fowl.