Welcome to Abbotsbury Swannery

Abbotsbury Swannery is the world’s only managed colony of nesting mute swans.

Visit Abbotsbury Swannery and see the cygnets!

A swan stretches its wings in front of the Fleet Lagoon at Abbotsbury Swannery

This 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 the Swannery is considered one of the best things to do in Dorset.


Visiting Abbotsbury Swannery?

Why not visit Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens and Children’s Farm at the same time?

We have some fantastic rates on ‘passport’ entries to all three sites, as well as family discounts. See the Prices & Opening Times page for more information.

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Abbotsbury Children's Farm


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. Visit their website for more information: luxurydorsetcottages.co.uk


Stay for a while longer